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The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University

The Vanderbilt Hustler

The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University.
The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University

The Vanderbilt Hustler

The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University.

Skip Bayless to speak at Vanderbilt on April 20

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Vanderbilt Hustler alum Skip Bayless will be speaking at Vanderbilt on Friday, April 20 from 3-4 PM in the John Seigenthaler Center Lecture Hall (1207 18th Avenue South).

Space at the Q&A is open to Vanderbilt students and alumni. The event is sold out, but you can register for a waitlist HERE.

Bayless, A&S ’74, is a Grantland Rice Scholarship winner, Vanderbilt Hustler sports editor and cum laude graduate, who has enjoyed a long and celebrated sports journalism career including reporting at The Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, The Dallas Morning News and the Chicago Tribune and is the author of three books about the Dallas Cowboys. He is best known for his nationally recognized work as a sports commentator on ESPN and Fox Sports. He is an inaugural member of the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame.

He currently hosts “Skip and Shannon: Undisputed” with Shannon Sharpe, airing weekday mornings on Fox Sports 1.

The Q&A event is free and will include a meet and greet/photo opportunity afterwards. All in attendance will receive a free “Undisputed” T-Shirt.

While in Nashville, Bayless will also present a the first Skip Bayless Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism at a private student media event on Thursday, April 19. The award will be presented annually to an outstanding Vanderbilt student who exhibits a tireless work ethic and relentless commitment to truth telling in sports coverage, analysis and commentary. The winner will have his or her name etched into a new permanent display in Sarratt Student Center.

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Cutler Klein
Cutler Klein, Former Sports Editor
Cutler Klein ('19) was the Sports Editor of the Vanderbilt Hustler. He previously served as Assistant Sports Editor. He majored in communication studies in the College of Arts and Science. When he's not writing stories, tweeting silly GIFs or watching any hockey game he can find, Cutler is running the sports department of VandyRadio, hosting VU Sports Wired on VTV and covering the Nashville Predators as a credentialed media member for Penalty Box Radio. Cutler has had bylines on NHL.com and VegasGoldenKnights.com.
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