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Exploring the Outdoors in Nashville

Jan. 12, 2020—What if I told you that Vanderbilt is actually a great school for people who love the outdoors? When I told my roommate that, he shot back, “The only outdoorsmen here are the people who live in Blakemore and schedule their first class on Commons just so they can have a daily morning hike.” It’s...

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Hey, Fall, Hey!

Oct. 7, 2019—Hello Friends and HELLO FALL! Does anyone else feel like they’ve been waiting forever for this to happen? I mean, yeah, we all have. As much as I love summer and sunshine, those 90-degree days were really starting to get old. But no need to worry because it finally, (finally!) feels like it’s fall. Personally,...

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Vanderbilt Parents’ Weekend

Sep. 24, 2019—The words “parent” and “college student” do not seem to have anything in common. One is responsible and one is broke. One gets sleep and one gets none. One vacuums and one rarely even makes the bed. However, Vanderbilt Parents’ Weekend is one of the most fun weekends of the year. It turns out, parents...

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Springtime Fun

Apr. 5, 2019—Happy Friday! Springtime is finally here in Nashville. The cherry blossom trees are finally blooming and campus is starting to look gorgeous after a bleak, rainy winter. Even though I’ve been super stressed about all my final projects and assignments, here are a couple super cool events that are coming up this month in celebration...

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What Do Vandy Students Do in Nashville?

Apr. 2, 2019—They go to Nashville Predators games They go to the Tennessee State Fair They get fun, insta-worthy food They go hiking and hammocking They go to free workout events They go bowling and for brunch They watch the sunset from rooftops downtown

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Weather In Nashville

Feb. 8, 2019—It’s no secret that coming to college your first year is full of surprises- especially if you move away from home and go to school in a new city or state. For me, moving from Westerville, Ohio to Nashville meant a big city, country music (unfortunately), new food, and a huge city to explore. What...

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Green (and Orange) Walks

Dec. 2, 2018—Walking across campus is electric; people are in constant motion going to one activity or another, the buildings all hum with academic energy, and the sun radiates down on the whole scene. The constantly available stimulus of people and papers is enough to capture anyone’s attention for a lifetime. The last thing on anyone’s mind...

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Maymester 2018 Stop 2: Monte Verita

Jun. 12, 2018—Hello again! Before beginning, if you have not yet read my post on our Maymester’s first stop, Geneva, Switzerland, be sure to check that out for more information on what a Maymester is and what brought me to Switzerland. So, to pick up where we left off, I travelled to Monte Verita with my class...

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Snow Day Shenanigans

Jan. 22, 2018—Last Friday, Vanderbilt cancelled classes due to weather for only the sixth time since 1873 when the school was founded. Being from Georgia, I did not expect us to get much snow at all even though all of Middle Tennessee cancelled school. However, at about 3pm on that Friday, snow quickly began to fall from...

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Snow!!

Jan. 17, 2018—The first couple weeks of the new semester have been anything but ordinary… There’s snow time like snow! Friday’s classes were cancelled due to icy roads and below freezing temperatures, and since we were already having Monday off for MLK Jr. Day, we got to have a 4 day weekend! I’ll say, it was a...

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