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Rachael Perrotta

Rachael Perrotta

2020-2021

Rachael Perrotta (2024) is from Cranston, RI and is double-majoring in cognitive studies and psychology. When she's not writing for The Hustler, you can find her customizing shoes, searching for Italian restaurants and murals in Nashville and re-watching Harry Potter movies. ...

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My uncle and I having fun on a swing set in 2003. (Photo courtesy of Rachael Perrotta)

PERROTTA: Tennis, sympathy cards and a pinch of magic

A tribute to Tom Perrotta, whose primary role was being an uncle and father despite being the face of worldwide tennis reporting for a decade.
Rachael Perrotta, Staff Writer January 17, 2021
A tribute to Tom Perrotta, whose primary role was being an uncle and father despite being the face of worldwide tennis reporting for a decade.
Laika, pet of Immanual John Milton, Editor in Chief. Follow her on Instagram @laikathemnspacedog.

IN PHOTOS: Hustler Pets 2021

Last year’s edition of Hustler Pets brought a smile to our faces when we undoubtedly needed one. While we aren’t being sent home for the summer, the Hustler Editors present you with photos of their pets
Eva Pace, Life Editor April 12, 2021
Last year’s edition of Hustler Pets brought a smile to our faces when we undoubtedly needed one. While we aren’t being sent home for the summer, the Hustler Editors present you with photos of their pets
The University Counseling Center (UCC)

Community reacts to Spring 2021 reading days on social media, university denies removing negative comments

Members of the Vanderbilt community took to social media to express their opinions about the newly announced in-class reading days for Spring 2021.
Rachael Perrotta, Staff Writer January 1, 2021
Members of the Vanderbilt community took to social media to express their opinions about the newly announced in-class reading days for Spring 2021.
Buttrick Hall, hosts a number of A&S departments, mainly humanities,  and is where many ethnic studies classes are taught. (Hustler Multimedia)

New Campus Connection Program to assist undergrads in accessing university resources

The program is meant to supplement rather than replace existing student programs and will begin its implementation this summer.
Thomas Hum, Staff Writer May 4, 2020
The program is meant to supplement rather than replace existing student programs and will begin its implementation this summer.

The Vanderbilt Hustler Editorial Board

May 22, 2019

Editor-in-Chief: Immanual John Milton Managing Editor: Avery Muir Copy Editors: Nathaniel Day, Emma Mattson Editorial Director: Will Langford Digital Director: Neelansh Bute Deputy Digital...

The university saw a 28.5 percent increase in the number of applications, ultimately admitting 3,162 students to the Class of 2025 from a pool of 47,174 applicants.(Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University)

Class of 2025 acceptance rate drops to 6.7 percent, lowest ever

Regular decision acceptance rate fell to 5.3 percent. Regular decision and overall acceptance rate both decreased by 3.7 percent for Vanderbilt’s Class of 2025.
Zoe Abel and Rachael Perrotta April 3, 2021
Regular decision acceptance rate fell to 5.3 percent. Regular decision and overall acceptance rate both decreased by 3.7 percent for Vanderbilt’s Class of 2025.
Statue on Vanderbilt's main campus dressed in a mask. (Hustler Multimedia/Emery Little)

University to offer in-person classes for the Fall 2021 semester

“The semester will begin Aug. 25 and conclude Dec. 18, and we will be observing Fall Break from Oct. 14-15,” the email from Chancellor Daniel Diermeier reads.
Rachael Perrotta and Jonathan Liu March 25, 2021
“The semester will begin Aug. 25 and conclude Dec. 18, and we will be observing Fall Break from Oct. 14-15,” the email from Chancellor Daniel Diermeier reads.
Vanderbilt Unity Project

‘Unity Project’ features Al Gore and Condoleezza Rice, faces community backlash

Among nationwide political and social polarization, former Vice President Al Gore and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice discussed their work in office, including PEPFAR, and the country’s future.
Rachael Perrotta, Staff Writer January 22, 2021
Among nationwide political and social polarization, former Vice President Al Gore and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice discussed their work in office, including PEPFAR, and the country’s future.
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