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A Day in the Life

Sep. 22, 2019—I’ve written a few times about what a typical day in my life looks like, so I thought I’d give an updated version of a day in my life now that I’m in my senior year. Each day looks a little different, so I’ll try to paint a picture of what life is like these...

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Fairs at Vanderbilt

Sep. 22, 2019—In the Japanese history course I am taking this semester, we went over carnivals at Edo—ancient Tokyo—which featured numerous shows (misemono). The discussion of carnivals reminded me to take a look at fairs closer to me with respect to time and space. Vanderbilt has a vibrant culture of fairs which inform and entertain. Here is...

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What Is New in My Vanderbilt Life

Sep. 20, 2019—Happy Fall 2019 everyone! My summer break was rejuvenating. I watched TV dramas and movies in a wide range of topics from all over the world. I believe doing so is relaxing and beneficial to my writing. Besides, I read books relevant to Asian Studies, spent wonderful time with family and friends, and visited multiple...

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Vanderbilt Outdoors Club

Sep. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt has a unique club called Wilderness Skills (WilSkils), which offers student-led outdoors trips every weekend. I just got back today from a climbing trip in Jackson Falls, IL. This was my second WilSkils trip and both experiences have been great! The best part is that you do not have to sign up for the...

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Class Overview: Fall 2019

Sep. 15, 2019—Time here at Vandy is flying by, so I’m making yet another semesterly post on the classes I have the opportunity to take here (as a senior now!). I’m particularly excited for this semester because I’m getting to take classes more specific to my majors and electives for fun now that I’ve completed all of...

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New Year, New Food!

Sep. 12, 2019—As always, every year Vandy puts new restaurants “on the Card” (the Commodore Card), which always makes returning to school a little more exciting. However, over the summer and over my first few weeks back on campus, I have discovered some new, amazing restaurants both on and off “the Card!” Here are a few of...

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Senior Year Goals

Sep. 10, 2019—Now that I’ve covered my academic plans for the semester, and getting inspiration from Alex’s Bucket List post, I’ve decided to share some of my own goals for my final year at Vandy. Most of these goals are non-academic, since, in the end, college is time for personal growth and development in addition to professional...

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Senior Year Bucket List

Sep. 8, 2019—As senior year gets rolling, there are a number of things I want to accomplish before the end of the year. To be completely honest, some of these are borrowed from my junior year bucket list as there were a handful of activities that I didn’t end up doing (sometimes life gets in the way...

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Senior Year Begins

Sep. 2, 2019—Hi! Welcome back! I hope everyone enjoyed their summer vacations. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably feeling like summer was way too short. I swear it feels like we never left! But anyway, we’re here, we’re back, and we are full swing back into classes. I don’t know about you guys, but all of...

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Fall Semester Senior Year Schedule

Sep. 1, 2019—Happy September everyone! Can’t believe August is already over, but I can’t wait for the weather to cool down and for the leaves to change color for the fall! In other news, I can’t believe that I’m a senior…Time seems to fly by faster with every year and I’m honestly a little sad that this...

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