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Spotlight on Cultural Showcases

Feb. 16, 2019—As a former dancer, one of my favorite aspects of Vanderbilt is the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of cultural dance showcases. There are four annual performances: Harambee is the African cultural showcase (happening today!) presented by the African Student Union. Diwali is a cultural showcase celebrating South Asian traditions presented by the...

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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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Dancing Through Life

Oct. 19, 2017—Coming into sophomore year, my main goal for the semester was to find a better balance between school, social activities, and exercise. Vanderbilt is ranked as the university with the #1 Happiest Students, which theoretically means that everyone is well-adjusted and living a balanced life. While Vandy is definitely an amazing place, a lot of students...

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Dance Marathon: The Big Event 2.0!

Mar. 30, 2017—Last weekend, Dance Marathon finally got to have our Big Event, our biggest fundraiser of the year! Dance Marathon is Vanderbilt’s largest student run philanthropic organization and all of the money the organization raises throughout the year goes directly to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital right here at Vanderbilt! Dance Marathon is one of...

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Kappa Kappa Gala 2015

Oct. 21, 2015—It's that time of the year again..... KAPPA KAPPA GALA. From experienced ballerinas to doubly left footed beginners, the members of the Kappa sophomore pledge class came together once again to raise money for TAP, RIF, and Paso a Paso.

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Dance Dance Dance

Oct. 11, 2015—All I've been doing lately is dancing. And I couldn't be happier.

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Asian New Year Festival: A Dancer’s Perspective

Feb. 25, 2015—Asian New Year Festival, colloquially called ANYF, is a massive dance performance held each year in Langford Auditorium to celebrate Chinese New Year. After performing in Diwali last semester, I was eager to get back up on the Langford stage in a shiny costume, so ANYF came at the perfect time.

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A Dancer’s Guide to Vanderbilt

Feb. 1, 2015—One of my passions is dancing. As a little girl I learned and performed traditional Mexican folk and Spanish flamenco in my hometown of San Antonio, TX. In high school I got involved in my high school’s dance program through a dance troupe that was new to the school. Coming to Vanderbilt I knew that...

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How to Get Exercise Without Setting Foot in the Gym

Oct. 28, 2014—Don’t get me wrong: the Student Rec Center here at Vanderbilt is great. With the swipe of your Commodore Card, you get free access to an indoor track, a basketball court, more treadmills and weight machines than I can count, and even a couple of rooms for racquetball that I’m dying to try out. And...

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What I’m Looking Forward To

Mar. 12, 2013—Well, spring break is over, and it’s time to finish the last few weeks of classes before summer vacation. While the end of the semester is just around the corner, there is still so much to do at Vanderbilt and in Nashville. Here are a few things that I am looking forward to in the next couple of weeks:

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