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‘Growing up’

Being sick AND INJURED?!

Sep. 14, 2016—Now that we’re a few weeks into the semester, Vanderbilt students are getting the true college welcome: the Commons Plague. Even though I am a sophomore, I was not immune this year, and the sniffles, sore throat, and fevers have begun. Getting sick is an almost inescapable part of communal living – you’re close to...

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Class of 2017 – What Will You Be?

Apr. 1, 2013—So, you’re in. Congratulations! You’ve overcome some of the toughest admissions odds in the nation to earn that shiny brochure and the acceptance letter you’ll hold onto for your scrapbook (if you’re into scrapbooking). Now that you’ve scaled that mountain, though, and the path to Vanderbilt is fully paved ahead of you… why come?

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The Case of the Kickstand

Dec. 6, 2011—This Tuesday morning at approximately 5:36, I walked outside into the frigid air to unlock my bike to ride to PT. As I went through the mechanical routine of inputting the combination and removing the bike from its stand, something went horribly awry – my kickstand was missing.

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Growing Up Is Weird

Aug. 13, 2011—Strange, strange things happen at college. Everyone has their stories of “that one time when…,” most of which are probably way cooler than mine. The strangest thing that happens at college, however, can’t be told in a single story (unless you’re 80, then you can probably do it). It’s much too slow and insidious for...

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