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Mar. 8, 2018—Spring has sprung here in Nashville! For students at Vanderbilt, spring means that Rites of Spring and  final exams are on the horizon. For juniors and seniors in high school, spring is a time to start ramping up or wrapping up the college search process! Usually this means many visits to college campuses. Here are...

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Rites of Spring is Coming

Mar. 18, 2015—The incredible tradition that is Rites of Spring is back on campus next month. Today on the blog we have this year's lineup and a Spotify playlist to get you prepared.

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Sounds of the City: What We’re Listening To

Apr. 25, 2013—The next installment in our What We're Listening To series.

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Why VU? From One Stage to Another

Apr. 30, 2012—Current senior Jamie Hooker gives us some insight into her college choice and her eventful Vanderbilt career.

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Leave Kafka at Home — it’s Rites of Spring

Feb. 29, 2012—Ryan on the Rites of Spring music festival and why sometimes it's nice to have a distraction.

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Life in Nashville

Nov. 26, 2009—I love being in my hometown for Thanksgiving. My parents are the strongest people I know, my sister makes me laugh till my sides hurt, and my high school friends tell amazing stories from their adventures all over the world. I come home for my family. At the conclusion of the holiday, though, I couldn’t...

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Things That Are Chock Full of Awesome: March Edition

Mar. 4, 2009—Things that are chock full of awesome: 1. Vanderbilt students are scattered to the winds for Spring Break, including our ASB Groups out there helping hundreds if not thousands of people, go 'Dores. Selfishly, I celebrate increased parking spots.

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Tennesee Rocks (and Twangs)

Jun. 9, 2008—Random Stranger on Airplane: So, where are you from?Brad: Nashville.Random Stranger on Airplane: Do you like Country music?Brad: Not really. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve engaged in this conversation, I could buy every record I’ve ever wanted to own from the record store. If only I could pay for the gas...

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Rites of Spring in Full Bloom

Apr. 18, 2008—At some point today I became a member of the media. I don’t feel different, but I am now a part of the press. We hosted a camera crew on campus today to shoot footage for an admissions video and since Rites of Spring (http://www.vanderbilt.edu/ros) starts today, we all got press passes to film inside...

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Feist Spoon Lil John? . . . Yeeeaaah!

Mar. 18, 2008—Sorry for the crickets chirping there. Got a little hectic and wasn’t able to check in. If Haley Joel Osment saw dead people, I see manila folders . . . everywhere. Literally as I write this dispatch to you I am sitting amongst piles of folders with rainbow hued end-labels – like you see on...

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