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New to Inside ‘Dores Student Blog? So am I!

May. 8, 2019—Hey all, Being a new blogger and such, I’ve started snooping around the Inside ‘Dores site to explore all the virtual nooks and crannies of this space, to see if there are any interesting tidbits laying about. Knowing that most of you are as clueless as I am, perhaps bringing you along for the adventure...

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Post Finals Fun

May. 1, 2019—Can’t believe it’s May and that I’m senior now! I swear the time goes by faster with every year that passes. My finals schedule wasn’t too bad: I had a French final exam, two final papers, and final presentations which I finished last Thursday. However, I wasn’t leaving for home until this week, since I...

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May 1st: But What If I Make the Wrong Decision? Some Advice From a Graduating Senior

May. 1, 2019—A little bit of an intro: I get pretty my-way-of-being honest here, so please take whatever I say with a grain of Himalayan pink salt! (If you haven’t had it, you should. It’s just really good salt #highbloodpressureonedaywhat). If you have any questions or concerns, email me at sophia.druffner@vanderbilt.edu. Even though I am graduating, I...

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Volunteering at Vanderbilt

Apr. 18, 2019—Hi, everyone! Today I wanted to talk (write?) a little about the amazing volunteer opportunities I’ve taken advantage of here at Vanderbilt. As prospective students, I’m sure y’all have had a ton of volunteer experience in high school and want to try to incorporate that into your college lifestyle. I know that I sure did!...

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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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Big Things This Spring

Apr. 1, 2019—This spring is definitely the busiest one I’ve had during my Vanderbilt experience so far. Not only are classes enough to keep me occupied, but I’ve been given the chance to participate in a lot of other incredible experiences as well.   Upon returning from winter break, Panhellenic sororities began recruitment almost immediately. While recruitment...

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A Day in the Life of a Sophomore at Vanderbilt

Mar. 14, 2019—I’m sure if you are in your college search and application process, you have read many “day in the life” articles by now. However, one of the great things about Vanderbilt is that every student really does have a very different average day. I have yet to meet a student who is not involved in...

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What I’ve Been Up To

Mar. 3, 2019—Happy March Everyone! I’m home for spring break for the week, and it will be nice to relax, spend time with family/friends, and binge on the latest TV shows for a while. That said, I do still have to work on a research paper for my first year writing seminar; luckily, though, I’m writing about a...

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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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LNYF 2019: Happily Ever After

Feb. 24, 2019—Over 300 students from various backgrounds prepared for this showcase since the end of the fall semester. Even the rainstorm last night did not prevent more than a thousand people from attending. Cheers resonated for three hours in Langford Auditorium. Quelle est cette fête culturelle? (“What is this cultural celebration?” in French) LNYFです。(“It is Lunar New...

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