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FROM THE WEST SIDE TO WEST END

Kevin Groll, ’16, School of Engineering I came to Vanderbilt from the West Side of Cincinnati, which is best described as a small town. Most residents are second, third, and fourth generation West Siders, and people grow up destined to stay forever. Being a West Sider always gave me a sense of belonging, an identity…

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BEING BLAIR

Katie Parcelli, ’18, Blair School of Music You may think being a Blair student means you are one of approximately 200 Vanderbilt students who studies music, but it means so much more. It means recognizing every face you see in the hallway. It means you have 30 people in your largest class and as few…

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Various views of Engineering building with detail shots. (John Russell/Vanderbilt University)

DREAMING OF DISNEY

Maggie Wang, ’18, School of Engineering As a computer science major, the biggest assumption people make is that my only passion is coding. Even when I share that I am also a Fine Arts major, I am still labeled, first and foremost, an engineer. But, the last place you will find me is in Featheringill, typing…

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Anchor Dash 2013 
Freshmen students run onto the football field during the first home football game for the "Anchor Dash" Students and fans watching the football game from the stands
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VANDERBILT. STUDENT. ATHLETE.

Jalen Dansby, ’18, College of Arts and Science I loved Vandy even before coming here because of the phenomenal academics and opportunity to play football, but I quickly realized it has so much more to offer. After only a week of living in Gillette House, my peers encouraged me to run for house president. I embraced…

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