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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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That Time I Ran Across the Football Field

Sep. 8, 2017—The beginning of a new school year has always been an exciting time for me. A new school year means new classes, meeting new people, and most importantly, the beginning of football season. Now, I am not an expert on football by any means, but I know enough to honestly enjoy any game regardless of...

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Balancing Your Break!

Nov. 16, 2016—With Thanksgiving Break rapidly approaching (woohoo!!), I’m torn between wanting to use my free time to work ahead on assignments and wanting to relax and catch up with friends and family. On one hand, finals are about to get crazy, and I have three papers due when I get back from break! On the other,...

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Seasons May Change

Dec. 8, 2015—At Vanderbilt, every season is the best season.

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Thanksgiving in Dixie

Dec. 7, 2015—One of my favorite things about Vanderbilt (other than, like, eight million other things—including, but not limited to, Grins Nutella paninis, really fat squirrels, and the fact that I’m currently wearing Nike shorts in December) is that we get a full week off for Thanksgiving break. This break comes just about two weeks before finals,...

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FOMO is real

Oct. 25, 2015—Vanderbilt Homecoming Week 2015... from Barcelona!

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Out with the Old and In with the New

Dec. 12, 2014—A look-back of my first semester in terms of football (kinda, I still don’t really get it…)

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An End to 4 Years of Football

Dec. 1, 2014—With Vanderbilt’s last game of the season against Tennessee, it capped the last football game of my undergraduate career. Sure, by the end of the Tennessee game, I was bitter that we had not finished the season with a win, losing by a narrow margin of 7 points. But, it was time for the season...

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There’s Always Next Year

Nov. 22, 2014—As a Titans fan, this seems to be our motto that we have adopted. I guess it’s not as bad as being a Jags fan but its just as bad. The other day, the Titans played the Pittsburg Steelers where we gave up a substantial lead and almost surely knocked ourselves out of any chance...

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Southern Things That Seem Scary (But Actually Aren’t)

Sep. 28, 2014—For many of us, coming to the South is like visiting a completely different world. But take it from a California kid: it's not as scary as you might think. Actually, it's kind of amazing.

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