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Embodying Diversity: Sam Dobbs

Mar. 4, 2018—Far from being a typical football jock, Sam’s persona on and off the field exudes the type of authenticity that draws people to him. Not only is he passionate about his sport, but also about music and film, all of which he can pursue here at Vanderbilt. Here are some highlights of my conversation with...

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Movies for Homework

Nov. 19, 2015—To do your homework or not to do your homework-- that is not the question in this class where our homework is to watch films!

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Inside the Course: B&W Film Photography

Mar. 30, 2014—Welcome to the second installment of “Inside the Course” where I give you an in depth look at a Vanderbilt course I’m currently taking. Today’s course is one I highly recommend: Arts 120: Introduction to B&W Photography. In high school, I took AP 2D Design and focused my work around photography–it’s something I’ve always enjoyed....

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The Belcourt and Samsara

Oct. 17, 2012—Last night, one of my best friends and I made the 10 minute walk from main campus to the Belcourt Theater in Hillsboro Village. The Belcourt is Nashville’s only non-profit movie theater, that features independent films, as well as music performances, theater, and guest lectures in their 2-cinema building. I have been to the Belcourt...

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Mountainfilm on Tour

May. 1, 2011—Yesterday I returned to Nashville’s Main Public library, but this time there was no intent to study.  Four friends and I went to check out Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour – two hours of short films shown for FREE Saturday afternoon. The advertisement for this event said, “These are films with a purpose – come to...

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