Wednesday, August 16, 2017

WHEAT: I’m Asian, I don’t use the n-word and neither should...

Confronting microaggressive behavior

ROTTMAN: When some beliefs are better

Let’s begin with a simple thought experiment. Adam believes that no beliefs are better than others, while Sally believes that some beliefs are better...

HINSON: Counting your spoons with an invisible illness

There’s a great article on the internet about this thing called Spoon Theory by Christine Miserandino. Now imagine you were handed a fistful of...

KOEPP: Learning humility in and out of the classroom

Sometimes you need to accept that you may not be right

BRADSHAW: Kissam — too big to succeed

I had no idea how miserable I was in Kissam until I lived in Towers. I spent a year and a half in Warren —...

SCHMIDT: Forgetting the freshman 15

I wake up 20 minutes before I have to leave for class, showering so frantically that I almost forget my shower shoes (a cardinal...

HOFFMAN: To Vanderbilt, from the transfers

If you're feeling anything like I am, then you're incredibly excited to be back with your people, sharing stories about the summer and pretending...

OP LI: Convey the truth about your Vanderbilt experience

For current high school seniors, the journey through the college application process and all of its crazy, stressful, and exciting twists and turns is...

SNIDER: Focus on leaving behind your message, not your name

The class of 2016 has its collective tunnel vision locked on a device that is somewhere between a doomsday clock and the countdown to...

GUEST: An open challenge to admit your failures

So Vanderbilt, my challenge to you: Uncork that bottle and let your story pour out. Here, I’ll go first.