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‘College Life’

A weekend of festivities

Apr. 24, 2019—Though we have just entered finals season, this past weekend was fun and eventful. At the intersection of so many different holidays and celebrations, events throughout the weekend provided many ways to de-stress and enjoy the diversity in culture on campus. Regardless of individual culture or religious affiliation, the best part of campus culture is...

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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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Why Vandy?

Mar. 29, 2019—When I visited Vanderbilt my junior year of high school, I had no idea this was where I would end up. After touring and learning about many other universities, by senior year of high school I was set on coming to Vandy. Here are some reasons that I knew either from the get go or...

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A Day in the Life of a Blair student

Mar. 26, 2019—I’ve recently been receiving many questions about how I balance my life as a music major interested in other subjects. Since it’s the time of the year when regular admissions decisions are released, I thought I’d describe my schedule to give a taste of what a typical day looks like. As I’ve mentioned in my...

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Spring break on the horizon // rain pls stop thx

Feb. 24, 2019—We are officially one week away from Spring Break, marking the halfway point of the semester! Most, if not all, students seem quite ready for this break, especially since teachers seem to pile on assignments and tests for this time of the semester. It will definitely be nice to have a break from regular academics,...

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What I Learned by Almost Sleeping Through a Midterm

Feb. 17, 2019—I woke up at 9:39 AM to the sound of pounding on my door. Class had started at 9:35 and it was the day of our first Country Music midterm. The next six minutes were a blur. In that time, I managed to put on a hoodie, grab my backpack, rush down a few flights...

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The Best On-Campus Vanderbilt Meals

Feb. 10, 2019—At Vanderbilt, you get 3 meals/day your first year and then it decreases to 2 meals/day as the default meal plan for your second year with the option to modify it to your liking. If you only have 2 meals/day like me, it’s important to use your meals wisely. Here are my breakfast, lunch, and, dinner...

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Free Time (& Loneliness) in College

Jan. 10, 2019—Surprisingly, one of the hardest adjustments for me when I came to Vanderbilt was the large amount of free time you have in college. Of course, Vanderbilt is a tough school but that does not mean that I do work all day every day. Especially freshman year, many of my friends and I had tough...

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Senior Sophie Reflects: Role As A Student Leader

Dec. 21, 2018—Senior Sophie just reflecting on trying to make other people smile

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Things I’m Thankful For

Nov. 29, 2018—It might be week late, but in spirit of Thanksgiving and pre finals szn, I wanted to make a list of what I’m thankful for! Being surrounded by amazing people: Vanderbilt is such an awesome place because it brings so many incredible people together, whether that’s fellow students who become lifelong friends or erudite professors...

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