The Vanderbilt Hustler

Rising junior shaves head after raising 2K for local food bank

Before and after photo of Cuc

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

May 10, 2020

Alex Cuc reached her GoFundMe page fundraising goal for the Greater Chicago Food Depository in under a week.

Class of 2020 celebrates Commencement online

Students gather for commencement May 2019.

Adin McGurk, Staff Writer

May 8, 2020

In lieu of in-person celebrations, Vanderbilt held a week-long celebration of the Class of 2020 with a log of videos and messages to highlight the graduates’ achievements.

Vanderbilt’s ‘Return to Campus Plan’ to reopen ‘specific, limited, on-campus operations’

Vanderbilt's Peabody Campus. (Former Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Avery Muir, Copy Editor

May 7, 2020

While Nashville will begin reopening May 11, Vanderbilt will implement its own framework of reopening, which will begin with on-campus research that cannot be done remotely May 18

Vanderbilt students adapt to online summer

Career center pamphlets on display on a table, one of which features a smiling student

Grace Lee, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

With many in-person internships cancelled and summer courses moved online, Vanderbilt students look elsewhere for summer opportunities.

New Campus Connection Program to assist undergrads in accessing university resources

Buttrick Hall houses a number of A&S departments, serving as one of many staple academic spaces on campus.

Thomas Hum, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

The program is meant to supplement rather than replace existing student programs and will begin its implementation this summer.

AlertVU System cancels warning of a tornado approaching the Vanderbilt campus

Vanderbilt campus.

Immanual John Milton, Deputy News Editor

May 3, 2020

At approximately 4:40 p.m. CST, Vanderbilt advised students to seek immediate shelter and avoid windows and doors via the AlertVU system.

Vanderbilt extends 4+1 Masters program application deadlines

Vanderbilt has extended its 4+1 Masters program deadlines for graduating seniors, with the earliest new deadlines in May.

Rachel Wei, Voices Editor

May 2, 2020

In light of the job market uncertainty caused by COVID-19, Vanderbilt recently reached out to seniors about graduate school opportunities with extended deadlines.

Vanderbilt student files class-action lawsuit against the university for its reimbursement policy

Kirkland Hall on a warm and sunny January afternoon.

Immanual John Milton, Deputy News Editor

April 30, 2020

The case aims to include all students enrolled during the Spring 2020 semester who paid any tuition, fees and/or housing that were denied in-person instruction and/or campus facilities.

University works on ‘individual by individual’ basis to address grad student concerns

Kirkland Hall houses a large portion of Vanderbilt's administration.

Avery Muir, Copy Editor

April 25, 2020

On April 8, Graduate Workers United penned an open letter requesting additional support including funding extensions and coverage for COVID-19 and mental healthcare expenses. In response, university administrators have stressed the ‘decentralized’ nature of graduate education and encouraged students to find solutions with their individual schools, departments and mentors.

The Hustler staff rakes in 15 Tennessee AP Awards

The Hustler bids a virtual farewell to our seniors on the editorial board this year as we thank them for their contributions to student media.

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

April 25, 2020

The Hustler won four first place finishes, and all three of our seniors on the Editorial Board received awards.

Q&A: Interim Chancellor Wente Zooms with The Hustler

A Zoom call Tuesday with Interim Chancellor Susan Wente, Hustler News Editor Eva Durchholz and Manager of Media Relations Damon Maida.

Eva Durchholz, News Editor

April 22, 2020

The Hustler talked with the Interim Chancellor about dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, the role of a student newspaper at a university and the transition with incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier.