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Commons Plague

Mar. 12, 2017—Congratulations on making it a full month without getting sick since starting the college! Oh wait, you just suppressed a cough, didn’t you? I can hear you sniffling, trying to catch your runny nose. Hey, at least you made it through the week you had three tests before your immune system finally gave out. What...

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Being sick AND INJURED?!

Sep. 14, 2016—Now that we’re a few weeks into the semester, Vanderbilt students are getting the true college welcome: the Commons Plague. Even though I am a sophomore, I was not immune this year, and the sniffles, sore throat, and fevers have begun. Getting sick is an almost inescapable part of communal living – you’re close to...

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