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A Rare Gem

Dec. 9, 2013—When I first came to Vanderbilt, I participated in Visions, as every freshman does. One of our meetings involved going to Vanderbilt's Psychological Counseling Center (PCC) to see what they had to offer. I did not give much value to the trip because I considered it almost inferior to go ask for help. It was not until recently that I realized just how valuable the resources there are--and how wonderful it is that Vanderbilt provided them for free...

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Chin Up, Anchor Down

Sep. 17, 2013—Luckily I have yet to succumb to the sophomore slump, and looking back at the last month or so, I actually could not be happier to be back in this place of intellectual and social vitality, where racial appropriation in the latest pop music video is typical breakfast conversation, and long nights are trekked in...

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Getting Started

Aug. 20, 2012—Move-in day has come and gone, and the first years are beginning to settle into their new rooms on the Commons. The weather is mild, the meal plan has started (to prevent starvation by hungry upperclassmen), and the first day of classes starts in about 36 hours. Apart from the annual advent of academics, this...

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