Going to College Out of State
Feb. 6, 2020—I grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, which is about 35 minutes outside of Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, and because of the proximity and prestige/reputation of Michigan, almost everyone from my hometown wanted to go to Michigan. I was one of very few people from my high school...
A Late Thanksgiving Break Post
Dec. 8, 2017—Thanksgiving Break always seems to come at the perfect time in the semester. It is a chance to de-stress for an entire week and to spend time with family and friends. Even though I had to study for an Organic Chemistry test during part of my break, I still had a fantastic time with my...
On Fall Break
Oct. 15, 2017—Fall break holds a special place in my heart. It’s a comma in the middle of a sentence – a pause before the next movement of a symphony. A chance to take a breath, reset, and gain some perspective. Junior year has been, unsurprisingly, pretty hectic. I’d spent the summer down in Charlotte for my...
Nov. 9, 2016—When a very special guest comes to town, you want to show off your Vandy experience and Nashville’s finest!
Thanksgiving Break (and Far Beyond)
Dec. 6, 2015—Thanksgiving break can be fun and all, but I'm making some of my favorite memories right here at Vanderbilt. Take a look at just a few!
An International Thanksgiving
Nov. 27, 2015—Thanksgiving can be a lonely time for international students all around the country. It’s the time of year where we eat take-out while scrolling through our social media accounts looking at the enticing home-cooked meals our American friends are sharing with their families. Fortunately, thanks to my Faculty Head of House Dr. Cone, and his wife Mrs. Cone, I avoided a Thanksgiving spent in solitude.
Nov. 17, 2015—With the Thanksgiving season approaching, there comes to mind not dinner or television but something (or someone) far more wholesome.
Farewell, Freshman Year!
Apr. 21, 2015—All the feels.
Vanderbilt Valentine’s – Stambaugh Style
Feb. 22, 2015—Hey guys! So if you’ve been reading my blogs recently, you’ve probably noticed I’ve been going on a lot about the HAC. Please bear with me – I’ve got one more post and then I’ll move on to something else (maybe)! But given the Valentines timing, I just have to blog about why I love...
Chronicles of Narnia: the Student, the Shift, and the Family
Dec. 24, 2014—Going home for the holidays might not be what you expected it to be. Sure wasn't for me the first time.