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Free menstrual products available in select campus bathrooms by Sept. 3

Mae Monette and Rachael Perrotta August 26, 2021
Menstrual product dispensers will be installed in 39 bathrooms in ten buildings on campus during the first tier of VSG’s initiative.
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Blair School of Music announces COVID-19 protocols for musicians

Jonathan Liu, Deputy News Editor August 25, 2021
Changes involve masking and distancing requirements for large ensembles, small ensembles and opera.
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A look into the 2021 Commons experience

Alexa Sullivan August 25, 2021
The 2021 Commons experience is planned to be similar to pre-COVID-19 years with a rebranded Anchor Dash and old favorites.
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UPDATED: Students to receive daily $50 Meal Money credit from Aug. 24 to 29 following dining service shortages

Jonathan Liu, Deputy News Editor August 24, 2021
The $50 Summer/Holiday Plan credit will expire at the end of each day. Students will also receive a one-time credit of $15 in their Meal Money fund, which will not expire.
Chancellor Diermeier gives Founder's Walk address while Dores Divest conducts protest on Aug. 22, 2021. (Hustler Mutimedia/Emery Little)

UPDATED: Founder’s Walk interrupted by Dores Divest demonstration

Charlotte Mauger and Rachael Perrotta August 23, 2021
First-year students expressed mixed reactions after Dores Divest interrupted Chancellor’s Diermeier’s Founder's Walk speech using signs and a unicorn sculpture to push Vanderbilt to divest from fossil fuels.
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A more inclusive Vanderbilt: What has changed and what still needs to be done

Katherine Oung August 17, 2021
Dr. Belinda ‘Otukolo Saltiban became the first associate vice chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion on Aug. 2 and a Multicultural Community Space will be established in the former AOII house in Fall 2021.
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Petition calls for regulation of party vehicles in downtown Nashville

Annabelle Abbott, Staff Writer August 12, 2021
Safe Fun Nashville launched a petition after a tourist fell from a party bus and was run over on Lower Broadway on July 29.
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Vanderbilt reinstates universal indoor mask mandate

Charlotte Mauger, Managing Editor August 12, 2021
In light of the delta variant and regional vaccination rates, masks will be required indoors for all, regardless of vaccination status, unless individuals can remain socially distanced or are in their dorm.
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A look inside Fall 2021 dining

Jonathan Liu, Charlotte Mauger, and Shunnar Virani August 11, 2021
In response to recent complaints about its Fall 2021 offerings and restrictions, Campus Dining addressed student concerns and announced changes for the upcoming semester.
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Incoming Fall 2021 transfer students reflect on transfer experience

Isabella Gomez and Brina Ratangee August 10, 2021
Transfer students cited struggles with registration and the housing process while also expressing gratitude for the Transfer Connect community.
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Climate science major proposed for 2022

Mae Monette August 6, 2021
Sparked by the Grand Challenge Initiative, students have prompted faculty discussion to design a climate science major with a unique interdisciplinary structure.
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‘Critical’ violation and official warning issued to VUMC regarding guinea pig mistreatment

Rachael Perrotta, News Editor August 3, 2021
The April 2021 USDA inspection report states that four guinea pigs “unexpected[ly]” died due to an “unsuccessful” study conducted in Aug. 2020 involving intubation and ventilator testing.
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