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Vanderbilt Parents’ Weekend

Sep. 24, 2019—The words “parent” and “college student” do not seem to have anything in common. One is responsible and one is broke. One gets sleep and one gets none. One vacuums and one rarely even makes the bed. However, Vanderbilt Parents’ Weekend is one of the most fun weekends of the year. It turns out, parents...

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The Best Restaurants in Nashville for Students

Apr. 17, 2019—Campus dining is great, but sometimes it’s nice to eat food off campus. One of the best things about Vanderbilt is the Taste of Nashville program, which allows students to eat at restaurants around Nashville and pay using meal money or commodore cash. Based on careful research throughout the year (just kidding, just me and...

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What Do Vandy Students Do in Nashville?

Apr. 2, 2019—They go to Nashville Predators games They go to the Tennessee State Fair They get fun, insta-worthy food They go hiking and hammocking They go to free workout events They go bowling and for brunch They watch the sunset from rooftops downtown

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What I’ve Been Up To

Mar. 3, 2019—Happy March Everyone! I’m home for spring break for the week, and it will be nice to relax, spend time with family/friends, and binge on the latest TV shows for a while. That said, I do still have to work on a research paper for my first year writing seminar; luckily, though, I’m writing about a...

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Food, Food, and More Food

Apr. 18, 2018—Anyone who knows me well, knows that food is truly my first love. I have always loved trying new restaurants, and that has definitely not changed while attending college. So far, I’ve tried at least a dozen different restaurants in Nashville. I have enjoyed so many, but I have somehow managed to narrow it down...

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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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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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Galentine’s Day: Nashville Edition

Feb. 17, 2016—This year, my seven best girlfriends and I spent Valentine's Day together doing cute activities in Nashville. Even on the most romantic of holidays, being with my friends made it the best Valentine's Day yet.

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My Fourth Semester Bucket List

Dec. 19, 2014—It’s too easy to get stuck in a routine now that I’m used to Nashville and Vandy, so here is my brainstorm list of things I DEFINITELY WILL DO before I fly home the first few days of May. I’ll check in with y’all as I do them for accountability. Help me out. Make me stick to it please.

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Mom’s Weekend

Feb. 28, 2012—I don’t think I ate a single meal on Vanderbilt’s campus last weekend, because it was AOII Mom’s Weekend! Let me explain:

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