The Vanderbilt Hustler

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Vanderbilt reports 100 COVID-19 cases, highest weekly case count

October 26, 2020

The university had an overall test positivity rate of 1.54 percent from Oct. 19 to Oct. 25.

signage outside of COVID-19 testing center

Recreation & Wellness Center continues to offer outdoor group fitness classes

October 24, 2020

Students have ventured off campus to access indoor workout equipment in a move that concerns some members of the Vanderbilt community.

Masked statues are among many visual displays on campus that remind us to “Anchor Down, Step Up.” (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Wente sends campus-wide email asking students to ‘stop the spread’

October 23, 2020

The Oct. 23 email follows a steadily increasing on-campus positivity rate, with the week of Oct. 12-18 having the highest yet at 0.67 percent.

Eskind Biomedical Library as photographed on August 29, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Truman McDaniel)

Fall semester undergraduate mandatory surveillance testing to end Nov. 10

October 19, 2020

The final day of mandatory asymptomatic surveillance testing for undergraduate students will be Nov. 10, per an email from the university.

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Meet Levi, VUPD’s newest addition to the Community Canine program

October 12, 2020

After a vigorous vetting process, Levi has joined VUPD’s Community Canine program as its second K-9 officer.

Vanderbilt's COVID-19 dashboard rating

Comparing Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 dashboard to peer universities

October 9, 2020

While most schools publish COVID-19 testing results publicly for the sake of transparency, there are differences between institutions in the kind of data they choose to include or omit.

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A look into Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 dashboard

October 7, 2020

The dashboard is a tool that the school uses to keep the Vanderbilt community informed of the trend of positive cases on-campus.

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Project Safe to host virtual programs for awareness during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 6, 2020

Programs will offer students a breadth of knowledge and resources pertaining to domestic violence and how to support victims.

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False positive Vault results erroneously send five students into isolation, others into quarantine

October 4, 2020

Multiple Vanderbilt students mistakenly placed into isolation or quarantine after a miscommunication with Vault lead to false positive test results.

Metro Nashville Fire Department truck located on Commons on Sept. 27, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Geena Han)

Crawford dryer catches on fire Sept. 27

September 28, 2020

Students were evacuated after smoke spread throughout Crawford House from dryer fire.

Rand Dining Center has locked down, and a flyer has been posted on an entrance door to notify students of its closure. (Hustler Staff/Jonathan Liu)

Rand Dining Center temporarily closed after positive COVID-19 test

September 25, 2020

The dining center is scheduled to reopen for brunch on Saturday, Sept. 26, following deep cleaning and sanitization.

Hank Ingram House entrance

Temperature checks in Hank Ingram cause confusion among first-years, chalked up to miscommunication

September 22, 2020

Woman seen in Hank lobby on Sept. 14, took temperature of both faculty and students.