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Indigenous Rights Advocate Albert Bender speaking at the “Art of Resistance” event

Native American Heritage Month on-campus programming emphasizes building community

Duaa Faquih, Staff Writer December 9, 2021
ISO hosted events such as an Indigenous identity roundtable and an “Art of Resistance” presentation in order to highlight Native and Indigenous culture.
Screenshot of a Zoom interview with Chancellor Diermeier

Debrief with Diermeier: Leadership, Al Gore, the omicron variant and more

Katherine Oung, Aaditi Lele, and Sally Johnson December 8, 2021

At the end of the Fall 2021 semester, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier met with The Hustler to reflect on the first half of the 2021-22 academic year and to look ahead at the university’s future.  During...

picture showing front of Central Library

UPDATED: University investigates racist statements written in Central Library, Divinity School

Katherine Oung, Deputy News Editor December 8, 2021

UPDATED: This story was updated on Dec. 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. CST to include a response from Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students G.L. Black. The university was made aware of and is...

vaccine card

UPDATED: Federal court ruling raises questions about Vanderbilt’s ability to mandate COVID-19 policies for employees

Charlotte Mauger, Managing Editor December 6, 2021
An overview of President Joe Biden’s Executive Order 14042, Senate Bill 9014 and a Nov. 30 federal court decision, and how they could affect the university’s ability to mandate vaccine and mask protocols for employees.
Former Vice President Al Gore with members of Dores Divest, as photographed on Dec. 1, 2021 (Photo courtesy of Nolan Siegel).

UPDATED: ‘Of course’: Al Gore endorses Vanderbilt divesting from fossil fuels

Duaa Faquih, Aaditi Lele, and Matthew Shipley December 2, 2021
The former Vice President voiced his support for divestment when he spoke to the Unity and American Democracy class about the climate crisis and its intersection with democracy.
Fourteen Vanderbilt students attending the 26th annual Climate Change Conference with Professor Leah Dundon, Director of the Vanderbilt Climate Change Initiative (Vanderbilt University)

Vanderbilt signs Race to Zero campaign at COP26

Aaditi Lele, Deputy News Editor December 2, 2021
The pledge was announced by the university while 14 Vanderbilt students participated in international climate change negotiations.
Dr. Janey Camp, Vanderbilt research associate professor of civil and environmental engineering. (Photo courtesy of Vanderbilt University)

Professor Janey Camp selected to co-author Fifth National Climate Assessment

Aaditi Lele, Deputy News Editor November 29, 2021
The assessment will report on the varied impacts and risks presented by global climate change across the country.
Students eating dinner at the Interfaith Thanksgiving event hosted by the Interfaith Council

November on-campus events promote giving thanks

Ekta Anand and Duaa Faquih November 27, 2021
Hanksgiving, the Fall Feastival and the Interfaith Council Thanksgiving dinner are just a few of many celebrations that were put on throughout campus.
Destruction outside of Vanderbilt employee Roger Franklins home

UPDATED: GoFundMe created for Vanderbilt employee whose home was destroyed

Bailey McCallister, Staff Writer November 27, 2021
A GoFundMe has been created for Sheila Joy and Roger Franklin, who were recently displaced after a car destroyed their house.
west end construction

Construction blasts near West End elicit complaints from students in nearby residence halls

Ekta Anand, Staff Writer November 24, 2021
Residents in Tolman and Cole raise noise complaints, and those in McGill report structural damage due to blasts.
Graphic with details of Reid Hoffmans Graduates Day address. (Photo courtesy of Vanderbilt University News)

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman named Class of 2022 commencement speaker

Brina Ratangee, Staff Writer November 22, 2021
LinkedIn co-founder and entrepreneur Reid Hoffman will deliver the Graduate Day address for the Class of 2022’s commencement on May 12.
kappa sigma house on greek row

Three of 10 IFC fraternities suspended until 2022, another fraternity investigation underway

Katherine Oung, Deputy News Editor November 20, 2021
Vanderbilt’s chapters of Lambda Chi Alpha, Sigma Nu and Zeta Beta Tau fraternities are currently on social suspension, and Sigma Chi fraternity faces a pending accountability investigation.
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