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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.
Greek Row as photographed on Aug. 28, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

John Blang steps down as IFC President

Blang cited time concerns as his primary reason for stepping down from the position.
Rachael Perrotta, Deputy News Editor April 2, 2021
Blang cited time concerns as his primary reason for stepping down from the position.
Exterior of Oxford Barber Shop in black and white

Oxford Barber Shop relocates under new name Oxford in the Village

After VUMC terminated their lease with Oxford Barber shop after 60 years of operation, the shop has since reopened in Hillsboro Village under the new name Oxford in the Village.
Ryder Li, Staff Writer April 1, 2021
After VUMC terminated their lease with Oxford Barber shop after 60 years of operation, the shop has since reopened in Hillsboro Village under the new name Oxford in the Village.
image of med center

VUMC to vaccinate students starting April 13

At this time, VUMC will be offering the Pfizer vaccine.
Jessica M Barker, News Editor April 1, 2021
At this time, VUMC will be offering the Pfizer vaccine.
The Nashville skyline. Picture taken on Nov. 6, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Anjali Chanda)

University sustains no damages amidst Nashville flash flooding and storms

Nashville totalled 7.01 inches of rain over the weekend, the second highest in Nashville history.
Annabelle Abbott, Staff Writer March 30, 2021
Nashville totalled 7.01 inches of rain over the weekend, the second highest in Nashville history.
A dorm room in Nicholas S. Zeppos residential college. Picture taken on Aug. 13, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

OHARE releases details and calendar for 2021-2022 housing assignment process, updates residential college application process

OHARE eliminated grade quotas in residence halls and announced a new housing option in The Village at Vanderbilt, among other email updates today.
Lorenz Chen, Staff Writer March 29, 2021
OHARE eliminated grade quotas in residence halls and announced a new housing option in The Village at Vanderbilt, among other email updates today.
Central Library. Picture taken on Sept. 10, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

UPDATED: Vanderbilt administration and students engage in efforts to support the Asian and Asian American community

In the wake of recent violence against the Asian and Asian American community, Vanderbilt students call for the creation of an Asian American studies department and administration holds a round table discussion.
Zoe Abel and Sally Johnson March 28, 2021
In the wake of recent violence against the Asian and Asian American community, Vanderbilt students call for the creation of an Asian American studies department and administration holds a round table discussion.
screenshot from SCNO event

Vanderbilt SCNO kicks off first annual speaker series with focus on nonprofit leadership and impact

The event brings 15 social impact leaders to campus virtually this spring; organizers cite hopes to widen Vanderbilt pre-professional focus to include nonprofit work.
Emma Mattson, Copy Editor March 28, 2021
The event brings 15 social impact leaders to campus virtually this spring; organizers cite hopes to widen Vanderbilt pre-professional focus to include nonprofit work.
Carmichael Towers

Carmichael Towers to be demolished over Summer 2021 per email to RAs

According to an email sent to resident advisors obtained by The Hustler, the remaining Carmichael Towers will be demolished this summer.
Thomas Hum, News Copy Editor March 27, 2021
According to an email sent to resident advisors obtained by The Hustler, the remaining Carmichael Towers will be demolished this summer.
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.
Bruns and Prowell earned 1,660 votes in the general election. (Photo Courtesy Hannah Bruns)

Hannah Bruns and Kayla Prowell elected as Vanderbilt Student Body President and Vice President

Bruns and Prowell will be Vanderbilt’s first all-female and all-Black ticket to attain office; VSG passes Vanderbilt Election Stability and Protection Act to address election controversy.
Zoe Abel and Jonathan Liu March 24, 2021
Bruns and Prowell will be Vanderbilt’s first all-female and all-Black ticket to attain office; VSG passes Vanderbilt Election Stability and Protection Act to address election controversy.
Screenshot of Farhud Massacre survivor and author Joseph Samuels from Zoom event

Farhud Massacre survivor Joseph Samuels speaks at latest installation of the Holocaust Lecture Series

On March 23, Joseph Samuels spoke about his experience living in Iraq as a survivor of the 1941 Farhud Massacre in a Holocaust Lecture Series event.
Sally Johnson, Staff Writer March 24, 2021
On March 23, Joseph Samuels spoke about his experience living in Iraq as a survivor of the 1941 Farhud Massacre in a Holocaust Lecture Series event.
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