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Food? Food!

May. 19, 2019—Everybody here likes food, right? That’s what I thought.  Lucky for you, Vanderbilt has some fantastic dining options, ranging from classic burgers and chicken tendies to Vietnamese phở and protein health bowls. The range of options is only superseded by their deliciousness. But I don’t want to tease you; Here is a small selection of...

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The Best Restaurants in Nashville for Students

Apr. 17, 2019—Campus dining is great, but sometimes it’s nice to eat food off campus. One of the best things about Vanderbilt is the Taste of Nashville program, which allows students to eat at restaurants around Nashville and pay using meal money or commodore cash. Based on careful research throughout the year (just kidding, just me and...

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Wonderful Moments in March

Mar. 31, 2019—After the rejuvenating spring break, school days in March have been fruitful. I talked with friends and shared fun stories about the break. With respect to academics, I finished several exams and designed a bilingual doll for a toy project. At the end of March, I hope to recap some lovely moments of the month....

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Celebrating Lunar New Year at Vanderbilt

Feb. 26, 2019—Lunar New Year is a traditional celebration shared by Asian cultures. Specifically, the 2019 Chinese New Year Day, which is also known as Spring Festival, is on February 5. The LNYF showcase I discussed in my last post concluded the Lunar New Year events at Vanderbilt. Here are some of the other events celebrating the...

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My Favorite Meal for Dinner

Feb. 3, 2019—One of my favorite places to get dinner on campus is at 2301. 2301 is an allergen friendly dining option located in Rand. It has ingredients free from the top eight allergens. They offer smoothies, salads, sautés, and sides. When first come up to 2301, you will choose whether to go into the smoothie line or...

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Surviving Rand at Noon

Jan. 23, 2019—It’s Monday afternoon, it’s 12:10 PM and your second class of the day just ended, and like any other college student- you’re starving. So, what do you do? You head to Rand with the hundreds of other students that just got out of class; ready to grab some food and hang out with your friends....

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My Favorite Places on Campus

Jan. 21, 2019—My exploration of campus has been both joyful and enlightening. I not only found my favorite areas, but also figured out more characteristics of Vanderbilt. Let’s delve into my discoveries! 4th Floor of Central Library    As a Japanese learner, I was pleasantly surprised to discover a corner of Japanese books on the 4th floor...

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Coffee, Coffee, Coffee!!

Jan. 7, 2019—If you’re anything like me, then coffee is one of your best friends, not just in the morning but at all hours of the day! Cold brew, latte, frappe, iced, hot, frozen, macchiato- I love them all and will go to great lengths to get the perfect cup of coffee between classes or while I’m...

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7 Days of Blogging: Where to Go on Visits to Nashville

Nov. 23, 2017—For those of you considering making a trip to Vanderbilt in the near future, I thought I’d share some of my favorite spots in Nashville that I would recommend visiting if you’re in town! Nashville is a vibrant city and one that I’m so happy to call my second home, so it was hard to narrow down...

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Worried about the Freshman 15?

Oct. 16, 2017—Ah, the notorious freshman 15. We’ve all heard of it, and some of us may have even experienced it. According to human psychology, the freshman 15 can be explained in the sense that humans tend to eat more when given more food options, are placed in a social setting, and are generally happier. However, the...

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