About Us News & features about The Commons at Vanderbilt from the students who live here. For more information, to send a question for the Q&A with the Dean segment, or to become a member of the MCL team, email email@example.com. My Commons Life Staff Esme Adotey, pronounced like sesame without the ‘s’, is from Stafford, Virginia. She plans to major in neuroscience and double minor in Korean and art. In her free time she enjoys dancing, editing videos, singing, and watching anime. Esme’s favorite thing to do is to use music as a form of expression, ranging from instrumental, theater, and dance performances. Daniela Aguilar is from Conyers, Georgia. She plans to major in Childhood Development. In her free time, she loves exploring new parks, listening to music (Frank Ocean, Bad Bunny, Mac Miller), watching video essays, and making hand-embroidered gifts for her friends! Eigen Escario is from Birmingham, Alabama. He plans to double major in Human & Organizational Development and Computer Science with a minor in Business. He is involved with The Hustler as a News, Life, Multimedia, and Podcast staffer, serves as the HPAC President for Crawford House, and helps with live streaming for The Vanderbilt Ice Hockey social media team. In his free time, Eigen loves to go on picnics, explore with friends, and dance to any kind of music! Alice Huh is from Suwanee, Georgia and is planning to major in political science with a minor in data science. While putting off work (she likes to call this “free time”), you can find her laying down on the floor, playing games with friends, or trying to figure out what to have for dinner. Or all three. Alice also enjoys playing the flute, folding teeny-tiny paper cranes, traveling, and every season except summer. Anya Mondragon is from Palo Alto, California, where she wrote for her high school magazine and cohosted a library podcast. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, writing, and spending time with friends. Her favorite season is fall and she loves everything pumpkin! Santana Spearman is from Charlotte, North Carolina, majoring in political science and public policy. She claims the title as a proud student-athlete, being a member of the Vanderbilt track team. In her free time, Santana loves to read, cook, and do anything adventurous. She is also a coffee enthusiast and dodgeball master. Abbey Woods is from St. Louis, MO and is planning on double majoring in biology and public policy, and wants to do the pre-law track. Her hobbies include dancing, painting, singing, and she loves public speaking!! Linda Xu is from Omaha, Nebraska and is planning on majoring in Psychology and minoring in Spanish on the pre-med track. She loves doing origami, taking photos, and reading in her free time. The top item on her bucket list is to travel to as many different countries to explore the food, culture, and sight-seeing.