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Need a Lifestyle Change? Here Are Some Resolutions for Second Semester

Jan. 14, 2019—I remember August 18th, 2018 like it was yesterday. It was Move-in Day for the Class of 2022, and arguably one of the most exciting–and nerve-wracking–days of my life so far. Thankfully, I’d soon come to find out that almost everyone felt the same trepidation as I did. Over the course of my first semester,...

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Free Time (& Loneliness) in College

Jan. 10, 2019—Surprisingly, one of the hardest adjustments for me when I came to Vanderbilt was the large amount of free time you have in college. Of course, Vanderbilt is a tough school but that does not mean that I do work all day every day. Especially freshman year, many of my friends and I had tough...

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First Day of Senior Year!!!

Dec. 21, 2018—Here. We. Go.

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Back to Black {and Gold}

Aug. 27, 2018—Though I moved in a week ago, and classes started just last Wednesday, it feels like I’ve been at Vandy for a much longer time, while also not realizing how fast it all goes by. At the same time it feels like I’m still at the beginning, but I also feel much more experienced since...

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Why Vanderbilt?

Apr. 6, 2018—I’m going to be honest with you guys, I don’t know why I applied to Vanderbilt. It was simply a gut feeling. A good number of people from my high school had gone there, and it was a school of the caliber I was looking for. It was also not too far from home, and...

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Embodying Diversity: Fiona Bultonsheen

Feb. 23, 2018—Embodying Diversity: Fiona With eyes that shine as bright as her kind-hearted soul, Fiona is a dear friend I am so glad to have. From figuring out how to do laundry on Commons last year to going to work out classes together, we have become great pals for the past year and a half. She...

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My Sophomore Housing Experience

Dec. 23, 2017—Transitioning from first-year housing at the Commons to upperclassman housing was a pretty big change. The Commons was great and all, but Highland Quad, where I live this year, has its perks too. Highland Quad consists of the twin eleven-story buildings Morgan and Lewis, Chaffin apartments, and Mayfield houses. Morgan and Lewis contain two-person and...

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How to Find a Roommate 101

Dec. 21, 2017—If you know me, you probably know that my roommate and I are attached at the hip. We’re always laughing together, and we just get each other. I thank the universe all the time to have blessed me with a roommate who is one of my closest friends. I know a lot of incoming freshmen...

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Losing voice, gaining sleep

Dec. 10, 2017—Guys, I got sick right before finals and lemme tell y’all, it’s not fun. 10/10 would not recommend… It all started with losing my voice after an impromptu jam sesh with my suite mates and neighbors. My voice progressively got worse, and I caught a cold on top of it. My only method of communication...

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What’s an RA?

Oct. 21, 2017—Official definition of RA: Resident Advisor; a student typically responsible for supervising and assisting fellow students in a dorm Better definition of RA: some of the best people you’ll get to interact with, someone to be a friend and mentor Especially this semester, I’ve enjoyed making friends with RA’s in my dorm and realized how cool...

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