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A weekend of festivities

Apr. 24, 2019—Though we have just entered finals season, this past weekend was fun and eventful. At the intersection of so many different holidays and celebrations, events throughout the weekend provided many ways to de-stress and enjoy the diversity in culture on campus. Regardless of individual culture or religious affiliation, the best part of campus culture is...

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Why Vandy?

Mar. 29, 2019—When I visited Vanderbilt my junior year of high school, I had no idea this was where I would end up. After touring and learning about many other universities, by senior year of high school I was set on coming to Vandy. Here are some reasons that I knew either from the get go or...

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Introducing FirstVU

Oct. 1, 2018—Are you a first generation college student? Being a first generation college student encompasses many things, it does not necessarily follow a strict definition. This umbrella term can apply to you in many ways like these: being the first in your family to attend any college (like Anarius) being the first in your family to...

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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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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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