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Madame President: Vanderbilt Edition

Madame President: Vanderbilt Edition

Sahanya Bhaktaram

October 9, 2019

When looking for strong female leaders, one does not have to stray far from Vanderbilt’s campus. Teeming with umbrella organizations led by female presidents, it goes without saying that there is significant merit, passion and ability behind our women in power. According to Anchor Link’s directory, a...

Hannah, Alexa and Joe: Sump Coffee review

Hannah, Alexa and Joe: Sump Coffee review

Alexa Bussmann, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Friends and fellow coffee fanatics Hannah and Alexa review Nashville’s new and lesser-known coffee shops in their column “Hannah, Alexa and Joe.” Alexa writes, and Hannah is behind the camera. Check back each Tuesday to find your new favorite cup of joe!   Everyone knows about Pastaria— the Italian resta...

@nosh_ville: The people behind your Insta food feed

@nosh_ville: The people behind your Insta food feed

Charlotte Edmunds and Margaret Victory

October 7, 2019

For juniors Julia Weiss and Jess Hart, “Insta eats first” is more than a saying-- it’s a lifestyle. With their Instagram flaunting an impressive portfolio of amazing dishes, this duo illustrates that Nashville can be recognized as more than just Music City. It’s no secret that campus dining op...

EDITOR’S MIX: Multimedia Director Emily Gonçalves

EDITOR’S MIX: Multimedia Director Emily Gonçalves

Emily Gonçalves, Multimedia Director

October 6, 2019

Check out Multimedia Director’s “EmmyG’s Prime” playlist, featuring artists such as Jay-Z, Juanes, Rihanna, and António Zambujo.

Aryeh’s Kitchen: Kosher food truck and cornerstone of Jewish life

Aryeh’s Kitchen: Kosher food truck and cornerstone of Jewish life

Andrew Kolondra and Christine Moser

October 6, 2019

With the new campus dining limitations this year, the student body has been forced to adapt in the face of adversity and take a closer look at the dining options present around Vanderbilt. As a result, a once-overlooked UFO-looking structure parked between Rand and Branscomb has now become one of those cov...

VH New Music Fridays: Travis Scott, Dan + Shay and more

VH New Music Fridays: Travis Scott, Dan + Shay and more

Alexa Bussmann, Staff Writer

October 5, 2019

In VH New Music Fridays, the Life staff covers this week’s new music releases,  from pop to country to alternative. Hip Hop: Eva Pace “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM” Travis Scott It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. After months of sneak-peeks to Travis Scott’s latest single, which was first teased in a Kylie Cosmetics promo video in April, the latest addition to the rappers repertoire has finally hit the market. In truth, “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM” maintains a sound that is very similar to what we...

The Black Keys bring “Just A Little Heat” to Nashville

The Black Keys bring “Just A Little Heat” to Nashville

Andrei Olaru

October 4, 2019

After nine studio albums, ten top 20 hits and more than a decade and a half of songwriting, The Black Keys in 2019 could easily be mistaken as aging rockers suffering from some well-earned fatigue. Their Oct. 1 concert in Bridgestone Arena rejected these assumptions, which highlighted the band’s charac...

Lizzo sells out the Ryman Auditorium for her “Cuz I Love You Too” tour

Lizzo sells out the Ryman Auditorium for her “Cuz I Love You Too” tour

Sophie Price

October 2, 2019

A packed Ryman Auditorium was electrified Monday evening, Sept. 30, in anticipation of rap and R&B sensation Lizzo’s Nashville performance of her album “Cuz I Love You Too.” The Ryman provided a poetic backdrop for the concert, with Lizzo fans sitting in church-style pews and the balcony preparing...

David Rodgers: Finding “Doorways” to creativity

David Rodgers: Finding “Doorways” to creativity

Ashley Monteiro

September 30, 2019

Sometimes a few notes, a simple melody or even just listening to the radio is all it takes to spark a lifelong musical and creative journey. That was the case for David Rodgers, musical composer and classical/jazz pianist who has recently made a splash in the music community for his improvisation and mixin...

Fame at Vanderbilt: Elliot Choy

Fame at Vanderbilt: Elliot Choy

Alina Yu

September 30, 2019

Whether he’s skating across campus on his Boosted board or going about his day with his vlogging camera in hand, junior Elliot Choy is hard to miss. Besides having a notable presence at Vandy, Choy has become well-known as a YouTube and Instagram star and has grown his influence through daily vlogs.  Choy first found inspiration to enter the YouTube world when he was admitted to Vanderbilt. As a senior in high school in Carmen, IN, he wanted to learn more about the Vandy experience from a student’s perspective but could not find any videos ...

IN PHOTOS: Lights on the Lawn

IN PHOTOS: Lights on the Lawn

Jenny Gao

September 29, 2019

One of Vanderbilt’s most anticipated annual concerts, Lights on the Lawn, took place on Alumni Lawn Sept. 27. The concert brought in hundreds of attendees that consisted of students, community members and other music lovers. “With the tickets being low priced and everyone coming with thei...

EDITOR’S MIX: Editorial Director Max Schulman

EDITOR’S MIX: Editorial Director Max Schulman

Max Schulman, Editorial Director

September 29, 2019

This is my feels playlist. Use it sparingly – it's potent. Zigzagging across soul and pop and rap (with a heavy dose of Kanye in honor of the upcoming release of Jesus is King), this playlist is perfect for a good cry or some brooding reflection. Enjoy! https://open.spotify.com/user/1234989026/playlist/0dcgxSPkDsyhILWlDnn3FR