Curb Scholar Blog: From Inspiration to Creation

This blog post was written by Jonathan Tari. The deliberate creation of original and organic ideas has never been an easy task. Yet that is what we are here to do at Curb. We are given as many stimuli as possible, taken to some of the farthest, most secluded parts of...

Curb Scholar Blog: Finding a Career Path in Music

This blog post was written by Megan Wei. The beginning of sophomore year has expanded my musical world tenfold compared to the indecisiveness of last year. Throughout this semester, I have taken Intro to Composition, Computer Recording, and other aural performing...

Curb Scholar Blog: Truth and Beauty

This blog post was written by Lucy Rahner. “The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.”      – D.H. Lawrence Though I love serendipity, I’ve also always been a relatively practical person, set on having purpose and meaning behind my larger actions. I think...

Curb Scholar Blog: Junior Year Recap

This blog post was written by Harrison Kenum. I’m more than halfway through college. This, dear readers, is an absolutely terrifying thought. Junior year, as I’ve learned, is a time where you think you’ve done both everything and nothing. Two years of college are...

Curb Scholar Blog: Communicating Our Stories

This blog post was written by Serena Deutch. People are not good at talking about themselves.  Of course there are exceptions, but a prevalent value in our society is modesty, and being humble is sometimes even a praised trait.  On this note, when we, the Curb...

Curb Scholar Blog: The Startup Life

This blog post was written by Tony Maina. I felt very good about coming back to Vanderbilt for my sophomore year. I spent a great deal of time during my freshman year adjusting to the various academic challenges while still trying to exercise a social life. I now feel...

Curb Scholar Blog: Building from the Ground Up

This blog post was written by Austin Channell. The college transition hasn’t been quite what I expected.  Throughout high school, academic success came to me with little to no extra effort.  However, once I arrived at Vanderbilt and started taking tests, I found this...

Curb Scholar Blog: Learning and Moving Forward

This blog post was written by Ben Knight. At the end of this past summer, I completed my first full project with Curb. I had done a few small things around campus and worked in groups to generate ideas, but I hadn’t finished a full-scale creative service project until...

Curb Scholar Blog: Reflecting on Utopia

This blog post was written by Rachel Anand. For opening retreat, Mr. John Bielenberg gave us the prompt “Utopia” as part of his “Ingenuity Blitz” program.  After doing a “Think Wrong” exercise, where we took a word we were given and linked it everything our minds...