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Author: Joan Brasher

Editor’s Note

Oct. 3, 2011—I recently updated my Facebook status to read “I’m thinking of going off the grid.” I wasn’t planning to disappear into the wilderness sans smart phone to live off the land. But I was experiencing a technology burnout of sorts. Unlike five or 10 years ago, my world has become increasingly techno-centric. I blog. I...

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Lyne Bingham, What’s Your Story?

Oct. 3, 2011—    Lyne Bingham’s gestures say a lot, whether she’s in the midst of a lively conversation or conducting a symphony orchestra. Such expressiveness and easy sociability in a person with Asperger’s syndrome might come as a surprise. Asperger’s, a form of autism, is characterized by significant difficulties in social situations. But Bingham, a faculty...

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‘Seven Habits of Healthy People’ offered Oct. 11

Sep. 26, 2011—Developed with FranklinCovey, The 7 Habits of Healthy People is a one-day engaging experience based on the timeless principles found in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, the best selling business and audio book of all time, authored by Dr. Stephen R. Covey.

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Shining a light on prostate cancer may save a life

Sep. 22, 2011—These days, just about anyone who sees a pink lapel ribbon knows it symbolizes breast cancer awareness. But a light blue ribbon? Well, that’s another story. The symbol for prostate cancer awareness is far less recognizable than its feminine counterpart, just as the disease itself is far less in the public eye. Why is this...

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Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off at Black Cultural Center

Sep. 16, 2011—    Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Sept. 15 at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center with a reception and presentation hosted by the Afro-Hispanic Review, which is housed at the BJJBCC, and the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Karl Dean was on hand for the festivities. The Afro-Hispanic Review presented its...

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Last chance to buy football season tickets

Sep. 13, 2011—This is the last week to get discounted season tickets.

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Where Were You on 9/11?

Sep. 9, 2011—It has been a decade since the 9/11 terrorists attacks, in which more than 3,000 people died at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania. But time has not fully healed the wound: Don’t we all remember where we were that day? The View invited members of the Vanderbilt community to share their stories, and we have captured a few of them here.

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Bring in sweets Sept. 9 for Vanderbilt’s first responders

Sep. 8, 2011—Donate baked goods to be delivered to LifeFlight crews and others in honor of 9/11

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See the women’s basketball photo shoot

Sep. 7, 2011—The team is gearing up for the fall season, which kicks off in November.

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Nine named to Athletics Hall of Fame

Sep. 7, 2011—Inductees included Sen. Lamar Alexander and basketball great Will Perdue.

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John Folsom prints feature of Sarratt Gallery exhibit

Sep. 7, 2011—John Folsom's work is based in photography, but uses traditional paint media to create dreamlike landscapes.

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‘Musica Campesina’ to screen free at Sarratt

Sep. 7, 2011—'Musica Campesina,' shot in May over the course of six days by Vanderbilt film students and visiting professor Alberto Fuguet, has earned high praise in the festival circuit.

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