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Resources for Health and Wellbeing at Vanderbilt

Apr. 9, 2018—College is full of wonderful opportunities and activities with which students can get involved. However, during the four years of any undergraduate experience, there will undoubtedly be days when you get sick, are feeling stressed or overwhelmed, or simply need to take a break from the bustle of classes and organizations. Luckily, Vanderbilt offers a...

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What It’s Like to Work on Campus

Feb. 28, 2018—Most people who know me well know will tell you that I work in a “nut lab” here at Vanderbilt. This is the colloquial name we have given to the research core in the medical center where I have spent several hours a week since arriving to campus. The reason we call it the nut...

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Stepping Back || Mental Health at Vanderbilt || (The 4th Thing I learned Sophomore Year)

Dec. 30, 2017—This is a long post. Relationships become more complex as we grow up. We use other people, most times without realizing it. Coming to Vanderbilt taught me such an important lesson: it’s okay to step back. The experience with my friend described here happened the second semester of my sophomore year, my fourth semester at...

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Losing voice, gaining sleep

Dec. 10, 2017—Guys, I got sick right before finals and lemme tell y’all, it’s not fun. 10/10 would not recommend… It all started with losing my voice after an impromptu jam sesh with my suite mates and neighbors. My voice progressively got worse, and I caught a cold on top of it. My only method of communication...

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7 Days of Blogging: The Best Ways To Destress During Finals

Nov. 20, 2017—While Thanksgiving break is far from over, I will admit that my mind has been on the finals I’ll have to take before coming home at the end of the semester. However, while it is easy for college students to get too focused on exams to prioritize their sleep, friendships, and overall wellbeing, my goal...

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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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On Fall Break

Oct. 15, 2017—Fall break holds a special place in my heart. It’s a comma in the middle of a sentence – a pause before the next movement of a symphony. A chance to take a breath, reset, and gain some perspective. Junior year has been, unsurprisingly, pretty hectic. I’d spent the summer down in Charlotte for my...

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Rand Bowls: A Love Letter

Jul. 27, 2017—Oh Rand Bowls, how I have been missing you. If you are not a Vanderbilt student, or have been under a rock the whole last year, you may have never tasted the scrumptious midday treat that is a Rand Bowl. Light and healthy, it is the perfect lunch for a student on the go (or...

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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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Be Real. Be Very Real. (The 10th Thing I learned Sophomore Year)

Jun. 4, 2017—Look past that curated Instagram and follow these Tips For Being Real

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