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I went to PREVAIL!

Sep. 21, 2019—You’re probably wondering what PREVAIL is. PREVAIL is a leadership conference for Vanderbilt students who identify as women. It was an amazing opportunity that came at the right time for me. We’ve gotten to that point in the semester where everyone has so much work to do and we all needed a reminder that, “We...

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What my Sophomore year classes look like

Sep. 4, 2019—It’s a new year I’m very excited about what my classes this semester have in store for me. I will be taking the following classes: SOC 1020: Contemporary Social Issues (Health and Society) I was pretty excited to take this class and so far, I’m having a great time. This is a Sociology class that...

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Leaving Commons

May. 5, 2019—Freshman year has come to an end and I’m grateful for all the experiences I’ve had this past year. From seeing Beyoncé with the rest of the class of 2022 to moving out of Commons, where first-year students live. I’ll be living on Highland next year and these are just a few things I’ll miss...

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Being Undecided in College

Apr. 27, 2019—Coming into college, I had no idea what I wanted to major in. I had spent countless afternoons reading through Vanderbilt’s list of majors and I felt uninspired by most. I didn’t feel the burning passion that many people around me felt when they talked about what they’d be majoring in. Obviously, this made me...

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Here’s how we get around Vanderbilt’s campus

Apr. 13, 2019—I remember looking for my classes a few days before my first semester started and wondering how I was going to get from one side of campus to another in ten minutes, so I could make it to a class on time. There are several ways to get around campus quickly. Also, be content with...

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As Finals Season Approaches…

Mar. 26, 2019—It’s 8:50 am. You’re shoving your books into your book bag while thinking of the GenChem test you have next week and the 2000-word essay due in three days that you still need to write. As you leave your room, you remember that your student org has a mandatory meeting tonight and you groan at...

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Service during Spring Break

Mar. 12, 2019—  I spent my break in Bloomington, Indiana on a service trip with a group of twelve amazing people. Vanderbilt Alternative Spring Break (ASB) organizes service trips across the United States for over 300 students. My site, Happy Together, dealt with food insecurity in Bloomington. We got to work at Pantry 279, Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, Monroe...

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Dance!

Feb. 9, 2019—Before coming to Vanderbilt. I wasn’t much of a dancer but upon arriving to campus I tasked myself to step out of my comfort zone by joining Nilaja Amari, Vanderbilt’s African dance troupe. Nilaja is a very welcoming space and I’ve had lots of fun dancing with all its incredible members. We dance mostly to...

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Plans for Next Semester

Dec. 28, 2018—Winter break is almost over and I’ve gotten some much needed sleep! I’ve also had time to reflect on my first semester at Vanderbilt and I’m surprised at how much I’ve grown and improved in many areas of my life. I’ve also realized that there’s a lot of room for improvement especially in my studying...

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