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Saratt Student Center. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

VSG election campaigning paused until further notice

As of now, there has been no update to the election schedule.
Rachael Perrotta, Staff Writer March 17, 2021
As of now, there has been no update to the election schedule.
photos of VSG president candidates

Meet the candidates for the upcoming VSG presidential and vice presidential elections

Elections will begin on March 22 at 8 a.m. CST
Brendan O'Reilly and Rachael Perrotta March 15, 2021
Elections will begin on March 22 at 8 a.m. CST
Dr. Vernon Smith

Nobel laureate Vernon Smith to speak at Vanderbilt Economics Association event March 16

Smith’s lecture, which will begin at 4 p.m. CST, is titled “Classical Theory of How People Form/Discover Prices in Markets, Contrast with Neoclassical and Modern Price Theory.”
Thomas Hum, News Copy Editor March 15, 2021
Smith’s lecture, which will begin at 4 p.m. CST, is titled “Classical Theory of How People Form/Discover Prices in Markets, Contrast with Neoclassical and Modern Price Theory.”
PKA house viewed from below, has white columns and brick face

PIKE halts new member programming nationwide due to alleged hazing-related death at BGSU

A sophomore pledge at the Delta Beta chapter at Bowling Green State University died on March 8, 2021 from an alleged alcohol-related hazing incident.
Rachael Perrotta, Staff Writer March 13, 2021
A sophomore pledge at the Delta Beta chapter at Bowling Green State University died on March 8, 2021 from an alleged alcohol-related hazing incident.
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Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment announces closure on June 30

Students and faculty rally behind a letter sharing their positive experiences in response to Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment closure announcement.
Annabelle Abbott, Staff Writer March 13, 2021
Students and faculty rally behind a letter sharing their positive experiences in response to Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment closure announcement.
A statue on Vanderbilt's campus, photographed wearing a mask. (Hustler Multimedia/Emery Little)

Vanderbilt solidifies plans for summer housing and academic sessions; updates protocols for outdoor gatherings

All summer 2021 academic sessions will be held online, and outdoor gathering protocols have been updated to allow a maximum of 12 people per group.
Sally Johnson, Staff Writer March 10, 2021
All summer 2021 academic sessions will be held online, and outdoor gathering protocols have been updated to allow a maximum of 12 people per group.
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Students report receiving ‘inconclusive, invalid or rejected’ COVID-19 test results March 8

The university attributed the invalid test results to a change in the size of vials used to collect samples.
Thomas Hum, News Copy Editor March 9, 2021
The university attributed the invalid test results to a change in the size of vials used to collect samples.
Nicholas S. Zeppos College

OHARE postpones housing assignment process and reinstates residential requirement for 2021-22 academic year

The 2021-22 housing assignment process will begin in late spring or early summer, and the residential requirement will be back in effect for the next academic year.
Sally Johnson, Staff Writer March 8, 2021
The 2021-22 housing assignment process will begin in late spring or early summer, and the residential requirement will be back in effect for the next academic year.
Astronaut Rhea Seddon during her interview with The Hustler. Screenshot taken on Feb. 5, 2021. (Vanderbilt Hustler/Emma Mattson)

Astronaut Rhea Seddon shares stories of overcoming gender barriers in space flight and medicine

One of the first six women accepted into the Astronaut Corps at NASA, Seddon flew on three space shuttle flights and later returned to work in Nashville.
Ryder Li and Emma Mattson March 7, 2021
One of the first six women accepted into the Astronaut Corps at NASA, Seddon flew on three space shuttle flights and later returned to work in Nashville.
baker building

Organizations discuss accessible resources and current issues facing the disabled community

New initiatives such as Commodore Access Portal and InclusAbility serve to expand accessibility for the disabled community.
Claire Cho, Staff Writer March 7, 2021
New initiatives such as Commodore Access Portal and InclusAbility serve to expand accessibility for the disabled community.
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VUMC to begin vaccination of eligible students March 8, as Nashville moves into Phase 1c

This phase opens vaccine eligibility to those 16 years old and older who have certain high-risk medical conditions.
Charlotte Mauger, Deputy News Editor March 6, 2021
This phase opens vaccine eligibility to those 16 years old and older who have certain high-risk medical conditions.
Mark Bandas. (Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University)

Dean of Students Mark Bandas to retire May 2021, G. L. Black to succeed

Deputy Dean of Students G. L. Black will serve as his replacement effective May 17.
Immanual John Milton, Editor in Chief March 5, 2021
Deputy Dean of Students G. L. Black will serve as his replacement effective May 17.
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