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My All-Time Favorite Vandy Classes

Apr. 20, 2018—I chose to study in the United States and not in my home country, India, because I wanted to pursue a liberal arts education. Now that I am graduating in a few short weeks, I have had plenty of time to reflect on my Vanderbilt journey, and I’m very happy to say that I have...

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying about STEM and Love Liberal Arts and AXLE

Sep. 5, 2017—Freshmen moving through the motions of the annual Commons Orientation ceremonies may notice that many of their peers have chosen to pursue some STEM major, perhaps even under a pre-med track.  At many universities across the country, especially those specifically catered to STEM fields, students are capable of focusing their entire undergraduate curriculum on these...

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A ‘First’ Class Semester

Nov. 26, 2014—As this semester draws to a close—and before the hurricane of finals week arrives—I thought it would be a good idea to tell y'all about my classes at Vanderbilt as well as the amazing professors I have had the pleasure of learning from.

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Registration Woes

Nov. 20, 2011—Registration for the spring semester began about two weeks ago, prompting the semesterly panic among Vandy students as YES (the registration system) fails to provide that which we need. For others, who are in no way related to me at all, the panic results from finding out that several classes on the planned schedule for...

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Homework: Go to a Concert

Feb. 23, 2011—I am taking an awesome class this semester! History of Rock Music. Not only is it really fun and interesting but it also counts as part of my Liberal Arts requirements. In class we talk about specific artists ranging from the 1950s to current times including Little Richard, Elvis, Otis Redding, Grateful Dead, Lynard Skynard,...

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