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Life at the Commons for VUPoint Commons Block Party 2013 (Lauren Holland)

DUBLIN, DOOR STEPS, AND DUFFLE BAGS: REFLECTIONS ON STUDY ABROAD

Hannah Laskey,  ’17, Peabody College, Student VUceptor I first wanted to go abroad for the places; I never wanted to leave because of the people. Yes, our weekend trip to Barcelona was awesome. Hitting up Rome, Athens, and Warsaw during reading week was once in a lifetime. And nothing could beat the scenic Irish countryside. While studying…

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3-28-2013- Location photos of Economics & Pschology major, Jim Depeng's art project called "Every/Thing is Illum/Nated" with a mutlitude of white ballons with LED lights that created a happening on Library Lawn. Part of the Annual Spring Showcase hosted by the Creative Campus Residential Fellows (CCRF) and The McGill Project. Sponsored by VSG, VPB, DOS, ACE, OACS, and AcFee.  (Vanderbilt University / Steve Green)

THE GREATEST SUCCESS

Angel Rajendran, ’18 , Peabody College I don’t know who first planted that seed in my head. The seed that whispered to me that success was a two-syllable title in front of my last name that made me a doctor, but I never really questioned it. My whole life, I heard my parents, teachers and…

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ENGINEERING: MY SPANISH CONNECTION

Alexander Plevka,  ’17, School of Engineering   An engineering student operates under the assumption of limitations. We are constrained by cost, time, materials, dimensions, force, weight, shear moduli – you get the point. We are taught in classes that technical problems are just that – technical. They are presented and solved in a nicely wrapped…

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