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7 Days of Blogging: Where to Go on Visits to Nashville

Nov. 23, 2017—For those of you considering making a trip to Vanderbilt in the near future, I thought I’d share some of my favorite spots in Nashville that I would recommend visiting if you’re in town! Nashville is a vibrant city and one that I’m so happy to call my second home, so it was hard to narrow down...

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7 Days of Blogging: The Best Ways To Destress During Finals

Nov. 20, 2017—While Thanksgiving break is far from over, I will admit that my mind has been on the finals I’ll have to take before coming home at the end of the semester. However, while it is easy for college students to get too focused on exams to prioritize their sleep, friendships, and overall wellbeing, my goal...

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Concert Highlights in Music City

Oct. 2, 2017—The past week has been one for the books when it comes to Nashville’s diverse and vibrant music scene. From intimate, crowd-pleasing shows at Exit/In to performances and Marathon Music Works to open-air performances at Ascend Ampitheatre to grand spectacles at the Ryman Auditorium, concert season is in full swing here in music city. At the Ryman alone, indie group Sylvan Esso,...

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Vandy-versary

Apr. 26, 2017—I had a big anniversary that snuck up on me a few weeks ago. No, it was not with a romantic partner — it was with Vanderbilt. On April 13, 2015 (which forever be kept in my mind because it also happens to be my brother’s birthday), I got a warm and personalized acceptance e-mail from...

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Gambling, Women, and Refugees

Feb. 5, 2017—You might be wondering what merits such a click-bait title — I assure you, one month here deserves far more attention and detail than I am able to provide, but these are some of the most exciting and heart-warming events I have witnessed since I have been on campus for my fourth semester! First on...

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Favorite Off Campus Study Breaks

Dec. 1, 2016—With my second fall semester winding down, I should be studying for finals, but all I can think about is Christmas Break! I’ve only been back from Thanksgiving for a week, and I’m already overwhelmed by the end of semester assignments and finals prep. Some days, the best thing for my sanity is to take...

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Sister Act

Nov. 9, 2016—When a very special guest comes to town, you want to show off your Vandy experience and Nashville’s finest!

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Welcome to the Mayborhood

Oct. 16, 2016—Incredibly, I can now write about what it's like to live in a Mayfield. Whatever you're expecting, I promise it's similar to that. For real, though, living in the Mayfield is quite the experience -- I'll share a few with you!

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On a Quest for Live Music

Oct. 2, 2016—As someone who has lived in “Music City” for three years, I’m embarrassed to say I’ve been to less than ten or so concerts in Nashville. This shameful confession isn’t because I don’t love live music–I do. It’s also not because it’s too expensive to find live performances (sure, concert tickets can really rack up)...

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A VU into My First Year

May. 10, 2016—A recap of my first year at Vanderbilt!

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