The Vanderbilt Hustler

Robinson replaces Thomas-Hunt as head of Office for Inclusive Excellence

Robinson replaces Thomas-Hunt as head of Office for Inclusive Excellence

Rachel Friedman, Campus Editor

May 8, 2019

William Robinson, current Associate Dean for Academic Success in the School of Engineering, will replace Vice Provost of Strategic Initiatives Melissa Thomas-Hunt who leads the Office for Inclusive Excellence. Robinson officially assumes the role June 1, who is currently a professor of electrical...

Vanderbilt professor’s book talk disrupted by white nationalists

Vanderbilt professor’s book talk disrupted by white nationalists

Sam Zern, Editor in Chief

April 28, 2019

Dr. Jonathan Metzel was discussing his book, Dying of Whiteness, when a group of white nationalists overran the Politics and Prose Bookstore

Graduate Workers United continues efforts towards graduate student unionization

Graduate Workers United continues efforts towards graduate student unionization

Emma Mattson, Assistant Campus Editor

April 25, 2019

When the National Labor Relations Board granted graduate students at private universities the right to unionize in August 2016, Vanderbilt graduate students seized their opportunity. A student-led organization called Graduate Workers United (GWU) formed that fall to begin organizing their own labor uni...

Vanderbilt mourns victims of Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Vanderbilt mourns victims of Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

April 24, 2019

Students and leaders denounce hatred and stand in solidarity at a campus vigil

Total number of applications for class of 2023 increases by 9 percent from last year

Total number of applications for class of 2023 increases by 9 percent from last year

Eva Pace

April 22, 2019

Each year, the applicant pool reviewed by the Vanderbilt Admissions Committee becomes greater in size and caliber, yet must be dwindled down to a mere 1,600 admitted students. Dean of Admissions Doug Christiansen highlighted that the prospective students of the Class of 2023 followed this trend in bei...

University reveals plan to be carbon neutral, transition to renewable energy by 2050

University reveals plan to be carbon neutral, transition to renewable energy by 2050

Rachel Friedman, Campus Editor

April 22, 2019

Vanderbilt announced April 22 that it will commit to switching to renewable energy sources and becoming carbon neutral by 2050 as part of the FutureVU Sustainability initiative. The main components of the plan include investing in on-site clean energy; investing in off-site, large-scale renewable energy; decreasing Van...

Town hall discusses capital planning to enhance academic spaces across campus

Town hall discusses capital planning to enhance academic spaces across campus

Scarlett Bach

April 21, 2019

A Mar. 28 town hall, hosted by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain, gathered the community in the Student Life Center to discuss capital planning to revamp academic buildings in the College of Arts and Science’s historic core, as wel...

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: #FreeCyrusWilson, baseball, Death Cab for Cutie, Bengali New Year Celebration & More

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: #FreeCyrusWilson, baseball, Death Cab for Cutie, Bengali New Year Celebration & More

Emily Gonçalves, Multimedia Assistant

April 21, 2019

Check out our multimedia coverage of #FreeCyrusWilson, baseball, Death Cab for Cutie, Bengali New Year Celebration, Variations, LEAPS De-Stress Fest & more

Tariq Issa and Lanier Langdale reflect on year in office, share advice with community

Tariq Issa and Lanier Langdale reflect on year in office, share advice with community

Emma Mattson, Assistant Campus Editor

April 21, 2019

Vanderbilt Student Government (VSG) 2018-2019 President Tariq Issa and Vice President Lanier Langdale sat down with the Vanderbilt Hustler to discuss the accomplishments and challenges of their past year in VSG, as well as their hopes for the future. Vanderbilt Hustler: Looking back on this year, what do you ...

SAE suspended until 2023 for hazing

SAE suspended until 2023 for hazing

Rachel Friedman, Campus Editor

April 19, 2019

The Vanderbilt Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) Fraternity was suspended from Vanderbilt's campus due to hazing and risk management violations. The chapter will be allowed to return to the university in Spring 2023. SAE was suspended by the Interfraternity Council (IFC) Formal Accountability Board...

Amy Klobuchar hosts meet and greet in East Nashville

Amy Klobuchar hosts meet and greet in East Nashville

Eva Durchholz

April 18, 2019

As part of her Democratic presidential campaign Amy for America, Senator Amy Klobuchar hosted a lunchtime meet and greet at Edley’s Barbecue in East Nashville Wednesday April 17. The Senator from Minnesota told stories and shared her moderate Democratic platform with a room of about 100 supporters, emphasizing her humble roots as the daughter of a ...

IN PHOTOS: Students demonstrate as Cyrus Wilson’s parole hearing moves forward

IN PHOTOS: Students demonstrate as Cyrus Wilson’s parole hearing moves forward

Sam Zern and Emma Stapleton

April 18, 2019

On the morning of April 17, while Cyrus Wilson, his family and advocates waiting inside of the Riverbend Maximum Security Facility for his parole hearing to begin, dozens of students lined up on the grass outside the facility, waiting to sign into the official prison log to indicate their support for Wi...