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Introducing New Bloggers! – Part Two

Posted by on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in General Information, New Year, Student Life.

Inside ‘Dores just finished recruiting new student bloggers. Deniz and I are very excited to introduce them to you through this two-part post since we have a total of 16 new student bloggers! Here are the last eight:


Name: Zoë Browne

Hometown: Westerville, OH

Class: 2020

Major(s)/Minor(s): Special Education and Child Development

Favorite on-campus event: Destress Week during finals and midterms!

Fun fact/Special talent: Zoë is fluent in American Sign Language.




Name: Neelansh Bute

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Class: 2022

Major(s)/Minor(s): Anthropology with a minor in Medicine, Health, and Society

Favorite on-campus activity: Working on staff for the Vanderbilt Hustler!

Fun fact/Special talent: Neelansh speaks three languages, not including high school level Spanish!


Name: Xuanxuan Chen

Hometown: Nanjing, China

Class: 2021

Major(s)/Minor(s): Asian Studies

Favorite on-campus activity: Enjoying breakfast at E. Bronson Dining Hall, especially on cloudy mornings.

Fun fact/Special talent: Xuanxuan is a huge fan of Disneyland and Universal Studios!



Name: Emma Follman

Hometown: Malvern, PA

Class: 2022

Major(s)/Minor(s): Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Spanish

Favorite on-campus activity: Spending time with friends and getting to know everyone!

Fun fact/Special talent: Emma can juggle!


Name: Rachel Friedman


Class: 2021

Major(s): Math and History

Favorite on-campus activity: Writing for the Vanderbilt Hustler!

Fun fact/Special talent: Rachel is fascinated by Latin American history!


Name: Alaysha Harden

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN

Class: 2021

Major(s)/Minor(s): Currently designing her own major!

Favorite on-campus activity: STRANDS and New Dawn

Fun fact/Special talent: Alaysha is skilled in painting, drawing, makeup, hair styling, and writing!



Name: Katie Hauck

Hometown: Wauconda, IL

Class: 2020

Major(s): English and Psychology

Favorite on-campus activity: Attending the football games with her friends (when she can convince them to go)!

Fun fact/Special talent: Swinging on swing sets truly relaxes Katie!


Name: Meghan Leong

Hometown: Fremont, CA

Class: 2020

Major(s): Cello Performance with a minor in French

Favorite on-campus activity: Lunar New Year Festival (LYNF)

Fun fact/Special talent: Meghan has perfect pitch, so she can figure out the pitches and keys of songs without an instrument or sheet music!

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