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My Homecoming Weekend

Oct. 22, 2017—October at Vanderbilt is easily one of my favorite times of the year. October means Halloween, the leaves are changing colors, and most importantly, Homecoming! I truly love Homecoming because of the numerous events on campus and the many alumni reminiscing on their own times at Vanderbilt. Here’s a quick summary of what I did...

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Things I Learned After One Year at Vandy

May. 9, 2017—You’re going to study a lot more than you ever did, but then you’ll have more fun than you ever did The laundry room is an unexpected but great place to make friends It’s ok to not end up best friends with your roommate Ask for cracked eggs in the commons omelette line But if...

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Musicals, Holi, Drumming, Oh My!

Apr. 11, 2017—Hello everyone! I’m Yuqi, and I’m here with the first of many updates on my adventures at Vanderbilt! While I’m still shocked that there are only 2 weeks of school left (and then finals!!!), this also means that many cultural and performance arts groups have been fitting in their last events and performances in the...

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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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Farewell, Freshman Year!

Apr. 21, 2015—All the feels.

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Getting Involved: Commons Leadership

Feb. 6, 2015—Hey guys! If you saw my last blog post, you may remember me writing about my recent appointment as the Fifth Floor Representative for Stambaugh House. If you haven’t read it, you should. It’s here. Thanks. In today’s post, I’d like to talk a little bit more about some of the amazing opportunities available to...

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Vandy’s Got Talent

Dec. 18, 2014—So in case you haven’t heard yet, Vanderbilt is home to students with UNBOUNDED TALENT. One incredible thing about our students is the amount of performing arts talent they have. Not trying to brag or anything, but we are home to the first collegiate a cappella group to EVER win NBC’s Sing Off as of...

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The VU from the StamBalcony

Nov. 10, 2014—Hey guys! So today I want to talk to you about one of the best parts of the freshman experience at Vanderbilt…the Martha Rivers Ingram Commons! As you may already know, all first year students at Vanderbilt live in one of ten Houses on the Commons: Crawford, East, Gillette, Hank Ingram, Memorial, Murray, North, Stambaugh,...

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A Series of Firsts

Oct. 24, 2014—Hey guys! My name’s Ishani and I’m a freshman in the School of Engineering. As an international student from London, England, my time at Vanderbilt could be characterized as a series of firsts, for example going to my first football game (a rite of passage, even though I had no idea what was going on and accidentally...

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Final Traditions

May. 6, 2014—As I mentioned in a previous post (better late than never, right?) second semester holds quite a few of my favorite Vanderbilt traditions. Two that I haven't talked about yet are Rites of Spring and the annual Black and Gold game!!

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