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Embodying Diversity: Fiona Bultonsheen

Feb. 23, 2018—Embodying Diversity: Fiona With eyes that shine as bright as her kind-hearted soul, Fiona is a dear friend I am so glad to have. From figuring out how to do laundry on Commons last year to going to work out classes together, we have become great pals for the past year and a half. She...

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7 Days of Blogging: Alternative Spring Break

Nov. 22, 2017—While next semester is still relatively far away, one of the things I’m most excited about when it comes to sophomore year is spring break! Last year, I went home for spring break, which was a much needed period of relaxation, but this year I wanted to take the plunge and try something new for break....

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Send us yo questions (yo)

Jun. 23, 2017—Email your questions about anything, because we know it all (obviously). :) Even if we don't, we can always find someone who does.

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Student Orgs for Days

Nov. 20, 2016—With so many student orgs at Vanderbilt (like 500 now), it can be hard to choose what to involved yourself in. If you'd like to hear about my experiences with orgs, read more here! Maybe I can help you sort out things!

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Boo at the Zoo!

Nov. 1, 2016—What do to for Halloween weekend? Give out candy, candy, and more candy! An adventure in volunteering at the Nashville Zoo with my ASBoos.

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Reflecting Back on ASB

May. 7, 2015—Less than a week ago, the New York Times published an article about the Pine Ridge Native American Reservation in Kyle, South Dakota. The same reservation where I, coincidentally, spent my spring break on ASB two months ago.

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Spring Break Adventures

Mar. 15, 2015—Hey guys! As a Vanderbilt student, there are so many different ways to spend your Spring Break. You could participate in Alternative Spring Break (ASB), travel abroad, go hiking with the Outdoor Rec, join a service trip or just stay on campus and explore Nashville’s hidden gems. For me, as an international student from England,...

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The ASBlog Post

Mar. 10, 2015—I woke up late. Forty minutes late. The alarm wasn’t the one I had set, but the sound of my phone ringing—my site leader Daniel trying to make sure I was awake and/or alive. I was, but I was also sleepy after a late night of packing and cleaning my room. Once I got myself...

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Family Time

Dec. 19, 2014—Reflecting on why I'm thankful for all of the families that I have at Vanderbilt.

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It’s A(lternative)S(pring)B(reak) Season!

Sep. 29, 2014—ASB is in the air! In case you haven’t already read my bio, Alternative Spring Break (ASB) was one of the selling points on the Vanderbilt tour I took the summer before my senior year. Service was always really important to me in high school and ASB has been one of the best ways for...

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