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Things you might not think to bring but might actually need!

Aug. 7, 2019—Move-In Season is upon us! If you are an incoming first-year student, you are probably giddy with excitement, or maybe nervous about moving into a dorm for the first time. Since this year will be my last move-in to Vandy (omg what), here are some tips from my personal experience about what to bring! Desk...

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A weekend of festivities

Apr. 24, 2019—Though we have just entered finals season, this past weekend was fun and eventful. At the intersection of so many different holidays and celebrations, events throughout the weekend provided many ways to de-stress and enjoy the diversity in culture on campus. Regardless of individual culture or religious affiliation, the best part of campus culture is...

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Becoming a parent…

Apr. 11, 2019—of a Pea Plant! As part of Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility (SPEAR), I’ve been raising a pea plant from seed to sprout for a few weeks in preparation to plant it in our community garden on campus. Check out my plant’s progress so far!     Nature! Wow! Growth! Follow the community garden...

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Why Vandy?

Mar. 29, 2019—When I visited Vanderbilt my junior year of high school, I had no idea this was where I would end up. After touring and learning about many other universities, by senior year of high school I was set on coming to Vandy. Here are some reasons that I knew either from the get go or...

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Defining Success

Mar. 20, 2019—This post was inspired by an assignment I had to do for my MHS Medicine and Literature class, in which I had to write an essay based not only on my own view on a topic but include others’ views as well through crowdsourcing. I found my results to be quite enlightening, so I decided...

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Spring break on the horizon // rain pls stop thx

Feb. 24, 2019—We are officially one week away from Spring Break, marking the halfway point of the semester! Most, if not all, students seem quite ready for this break, especially since teachers seem to pile on assignments and tests for this time of the semester. It will definitely be nice to have a break from regular academics,...

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A day in the life of Vandy WR Cam Johnson

Jan. 30, 2019—Year: Freshman (Class of 2022) Major/Minor: Comm Studies and Business Minor Football team number: 7 Hometown: Brentwood, TN       After meeting you in Econ class at the beginning of the semester I realized you were one of the star recruits this year. What was that process like? How did you end up choosing Vandy?...

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My new favorite study spot

Jan. 28, 2019—Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce y’all to my favorite studying place on campus: The Periodical Room! This spacious and well-lit room is on the 6th floor of Central Library, right at the heart of campus. It is always quiet, has windows, tables, comfy seats, and just enough people in it that it doesn’t feel...

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Done with the first week of 2nd semester!

Jan. 11, 2019—Now that my schedule for the semester has been finalized, I can share my spring course schedule with you all! Here’s what my week looks like: Physics 1601: Though I took this class last semester, I am retaking it to improve my grade. A nice thing about retaking courses at Vandy is that if it...

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For the Love of Books

Jan. 4, 2019—Is it just me, or has it become much harder to read for fun nowadays? With demands of rigorous schoolwork, extracurricular activity responsibilities, and life getting busier in general, it feels like we need to make more of an effort to practice certain hobbies. This post is in part inspired by a snippet of a...

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