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Sign located outside the Vanderbilt Medical Center, photographed on Oct. 16, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hallie Williams)

World’s first dual heart-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient performed at VUMC

October 27, 2020

The heart and lungs for the transplant came from a Hepatitis C-positive donor and the transplant was performed on Sept. 24.

Vanderbilt Alumni for Economic Justice

Alumni coalition frustrated with administration response over student housing

October 25, 2020

Vanderbilt Alumni for Economic Justice demands for housing and economic justice refuted by Vanderbilt administration.

stone arch reading William Calhoun Hall above wooden doors

Students continue effort to rename Calhoun Hall

October 14, 2020

Students takes to social media a year and a half after VSG passed a resolution calling for its renaming.

Alumni Hall, photographed on August 28, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

Vanderbilt introduces the Cohort of Interfaith Fellows

October 10, 2020

Leaders of religious groups across campus are engaging in conversation to enact changes in interfaith cooperation on campus.

Ben Lane joined Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute in 2019, where he was a valued team member and friend. (Vanderbilt)

Friends and colleagues remember Vanderbilt data scientist Ben Lane

September 30, 2020

Over a month after his death, Lane’s colleagues speak to his adventurous spirit and inquisitive intellect.

A table at a Maymester fair. (Hustler/Emily Gonçalves)

Vanderbilt suspends all Spring 2021 Study Abroad programs

September 28, 2020

After informing students to proceed with study abroad applications normally throughout the month of September, Vanderbilt has suspended all Spring 2021 study abroad programs.

Bikes sit in storage atop Kensington Garage

Campus transportation sees changes in response to the pandemic and changing student needs

September 26, 2020

Transportation options, like VandyRides on campus have made changes to their operating strategies, while others have been eliminated completely.

Wilson Hall

What is the Faculty Senate? The Hustler explains

September 24, 2020

The 71-person body of faculty meets every month, and oversees faculty advocacy, resource connection and consultation.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi made a Zoom appearance in U.S. Elections class on Sept. 22. (Hustler Staff/Screenshot by Immanual John Milton)

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visits U.S. Elections class

September 22, 2020

Roughly three weeks after Pete Buttigieg came to class, another prominent figure appeared in the historically large class.

Vanderbilt administrators are located in Kirkland Hall. (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

VSG Senate Election results finalized, Judicial Court rules emergency Senate meeting illegitimate

September 20, 2020

Vanderbilt Student Government (VSG) 2020-21 Senate Election results have been finalized and will be rele...

Vanderbilt administrators are located in Kirkland Hall. Photo was taken Aug. 8, 2020 at Kirkland Hall. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

VSG Senate enters battle with Executive branch following election complications

September 17, 2020

Anchor Link’s issues with rank choice voting leads to election extension, according to an email from VSG Election Commissions Chair Jay Patel.

Red sculpture outside Student Life Center, photographed on Sept. 10, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

SSO sign-in issue causes Brightspace, Anchorlink crash; Apple Wallet Commodore card also malfunctioning

September 16, 2020

At approximately 8:30 p.m. CDT, the VUIT online help desk acknowledged that “many/all users” were having issues with SSO sign-ins. VUIT said the problem was resolved by about 10:30 p.m.