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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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It’s the 30 Day Countdown…

Apr. 9, 2014—Right. 30 days until Commencement. I honestly cannot fathom how it's time for that already.

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Guest Lecture at the Curb Center

Feb. 18, 2014—This year, the Communication Studies department moved to the Curb Center. I am not going to lie. When I first heard that my classes were neither going to be on main campus nor on commons, but rather in a totally separate location, I was pretty upset. I had no desire to walk almost a mile each way to and from class. I also feared that I would always be late for lunch plans. But, the new space is definitely worth it. In addition is new classrooms, the Communications office suite actually houses the entire department. There is also a great auditorium where the department can host speakers, which brings me to the point of this post.

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New Classes at the New Rec

Feb. 2, 2014—Part of the reason for my sparse blogging is that I have been spending a lot of time at the Student Rec. Quite frankly, in my previous three and a half years at Vanderbilt, I generally despised going to the rec. I love working out, but the rec was old and smelly, and there were...

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The Final 100 Days

Jan. 31, 2014—Well, just like that, January is just about over, and, today marks only 100 days left until graduation. I am in denial, and I would say that most of my friends are right there with me. In honor (mourning) of this special day, the Senior Class Fund, held an entire week of festivities, culminating in...

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Semester Recap

Dec. 15, 2013—Can you believe it, dear readers? I’ve got one semester left. That is a positively terrifying and thrilling idea which I am trying not to reflect on too much—I’m not sure I’m quite ready to leave Vandy just yet

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A Holiday Party

Dec. 9, 2013—As seniors, my friends and I are trying to fit a lot of fun in the little time left that we have at Vanderbilt. Therefore, despite the copious amounts of papers and exams that we all have this week, we decided to take a break and celebrate. We celebrated the holidays, the end of our last fall semester, and my friend's birthday.

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Fall Fun Recap

Dec. 6, 2013—Fall is my favorite season for so many years. It marks amazing weather (70 and clear skies = ecstatic me), beautiful nature (The trees, people. Flawless), and fall time adventures. As part of this reflective blog post, I want to tell you guys about a few of my favorite fall semester traditions

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Blogging with the Stars

Dec. 6, 2013—In case you didn't know, my fellow bloggers are super stars. On Wednesday evening, I had the fantastic opportunity to witness not one or two but THREE of my fellow bloggers in various performances on campus.

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