Jan. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt is a great place but can be difficult at times, just like any other university. I am now a junior and have learned valuable study tips throughout my time at Vanderbilt. Here are my top 5 study tips for an incoming freshman: Get a planner. In high school, I wrote everything down on my phone...
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...
Dec. 5, 2015—Christmas came early for us lucky souls in the Engineering School. After months of hair-pulling caused by programming assignments and circuit designs, I received an email with a bright blue flier attached from the Engineering Council. “The Engineering Council presents: Engineering Day 2015!” Imagine my excitement. A date matched only in anticipation by the new Star Wars premiere!
Dec. 9, 2013—While I’m gearing up for finals this week (wish me luck!), I’ve also been gearing up for the holidays. The result is my newest masterpiece, “Twas the Week of Vandy Exams."
Dec. 9, 2013—Actually, it really wasn't silent at all. And that was a far-fetched play on words. So really, the title is pretty silly. Oh well. This blog post is about lovely lights. The Gaylord Opryland Resort puts up the most elaborate, festive lights every winter, and these twinklings made my friends and I pretty jolly.
Dec. 7, 2013—At Starbucks, these treats are $1.50 a pop. I can only longingly gaze at them through the glass. But these irresistibly delightful sweets are surprisingly simple to make on your own and are perfect for gifts both for friends and professors alike. Here's a step-by-step guide, complete with commentary, to assembling your own tantalizing gourmet cake balls on a budget.
Apr. 28, 2013—Typically, a study break from Finals involves going to the Munchie Mart and buying tub of Ben and Jerry's ice cream to assuage my woes. However, thanks to a keen eye on Groupon, a dozen of us drove a couple miles out to Ocoee, Tennessee and went white-water rafting.