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Vanderbilt students help blaze campaign trails for 2019 Nashville mayoral election

Vanderbilt students help blaze campaign trails for 2019 Nashville mayoral election

Jessica Barker

September 8, 2019

While some students spent their summers completing internships or working on research to further their academic careers, several Vanderbilt students signed on to work the campaign trails for Incumbent Mayor David Briley and At-Large Councilmember John Cooper’s mayoral campaigns. The run-off elect...

Kunhardt film crew in Vanderbilt classroom filming ‘Soul of America’ documentary

Kunhardt film crew in Vanderbilt classroom filming ‘Soul of America’ documentary

Eva Durchholz and Avery Muir

September 5, 2019

Students in the class “Leadership” will have the chance to be featured in a documentary about political science professor Jon Meacham’s most recent book, “The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels.” A Kunhardt Film crew filmed the class Sept. 5 for the upcoming documentary, which ...

Terry Crews, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, George Takei to speak at Chancellor’s Lecture Series among other thought leaders and cultural influencers

Terry Crews, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, George Takei to speak at Chancellor’s Lecture Series among other thought leaders and cultural influencers

Caitlin David, Campus Deputy Editor

September 5, 2019

Vanderbilt students will have the chance to hear notable speakers through this fall's Chancellor's Lecture Series lineup, which includes TIME 2017 Person of the Year Terry Crews, Pulitzer Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin and MacArthur Fellowship recipient Chamamanda Ngozi Adichie. The collec...

IN PHOTOS: Diverse ‘Dores Day 2019

IN PHOTOS: Diverse ‘Dores Day 2019

Emily Gonçalves, Multimedia Director

September 5, 2019

The sixth annual Diverse ‘Dores Day focuses on “Finding Authentic Community”

Free Rand cookies on Friday Sept. 6

Free Rand cookies on Friday Sept. 6

Drew Smith

September 4, 2019

Students can get free Rand cookies this Friday Sept. 6 at 11:30 a.m. in Rand Dining Hall while supplies last. This event marks the beginning of Campus Dining’s “Free Fridays” initiative, in which they will be giving away free items every Friday in September.  Rand cookies have become a sta...

Former Gov. Bill Haslam joins Vanderbilt faculty

Former Gov. Bill Haslam joins Vanderbilt faculty

Avery Muir, Copy Editor

September 4, 2019

Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has joined the Vanderbilt faculty as a distinguished visiting professor of political science this fall.  The former governor joined the faculty as a part of the political science department. Haslam, a Republican, served as mayor of Knoxville prior to his two-term gover...

Dining rolls out program to allow students to donate a side year-round

Dining rolls out program to allow students to donate a side year-round

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

September 4, 2019

Campus Dining announced that students will be able to donate a side at checkout from certain dining locations year-round. As of Sept. 3, students can donate a side from a meal swipe at Rand, Commons, Kissam, The Pub and Local Java at any point throughout the academic year. Money donated will go to Se...

Vanderbilt graduate publishes book on mindfulness in standardized test taking

Vanderbilt graduate publishes book on mindfulness in standardized test taking

Caitlin David, Campus Deputy Editor

September 1, 2019

On Aug. 6, Vanderbilt alumnus and mindfulness expert Logan Thompson published Beyond the Content, a book that helps students prepare for standardized tests by identifying and coping with hindering thoughts and emotions. Beyond the Content is currently the #1 book on Amazon’s New Releases in Teen &...

IN PHOTOS: Anchor Dash 2019

IN PHOTOS: Anchor Dash 2019

Emily Gonçalves, Multimedia Director

September 1, 2019

Check out our photo coverage of this year’s Anchor Dash

Princeton Review rankings continue to be a source of pride for Vanderbilt

Princeton Review rankings continue to be a source of pride for Vanderbilt

Will Fritzler, Staff Writer

September 1, 2019

Vanderbilt's national profile continued to rise earlier this month with Princeton Review's release of its 2020 Best College rankings. The most talked-about rankings for Vanderbilt were the two in which it finished first: most loved college and best quality of life. Both are improvements over Vanderbilt...

Vanderbilt laundry machine costs persist despite many other TN schools transitioning to include fees in housing charges

Vanderbilt laundry machine costs persist despite many other TN schools transitioning to include fees in housing charges

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

September 1, 2019

Vanderbilt residence hall charges: $11,044. Meals: $5,866. Laundry? $1.50 per wash cycle, $1.50 per dry cycle. Vanderbilt is one of the few schools in the Tennessee region that charges per load for laundry. Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) includes laundry in their housing fee, a spokesperso...

Tailgate season kicks off with guest lists, attendance caps and backyard fencing

Tailgate season kicks off with guest lists, attendance caps and backyard fencing

Sam Zern, Managing Editor

August 30, 2019

National standards and university construction are changing the way fraternities host their football tailgates this year