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Vanderbilt releases results from 2019 sexual assault, misconduct survey

Vanderbilt releases results from 2019 sexual assault, misconduct survey

Rachel Friedman and Sam Zern

October 17, 2019

The survey generated data regarding prevalence and circumstances of sexual assault and harassment, student responses, bystander behavior, student perceptions and student knowledge of resources

Campus Dining gives all undergraduates three free flex meals next week

Campus Dining gives all undergraduates three free flex meals next week

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

October 16, 2019

Campus Dining will add three flex meals to students' accounts next week. The meals will arrive in students' accounts at 12 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21. According to Campus Dining Marketing Manager Jessica Williams, Campus Dining is giving students the extra meals due to the surge of midterms this time of...

Students, community “Show up for Cyrus”

Students, community “Show up for Cyrus”

Sam Zern, Managing Editor

October 15, 2019

Six months after Cyrus Wilson’s first parole hearing, Vanderbilt students once again joined Wilson’s family and community to support his continued fight for freedom

The residential colleges: progress or problem?

The residential colleges: progress or problem?

Nathaniel Day and Drew Smith

October 15, 2019

Residential colleges are a core component of Vanderbilt’s FutureVU initiative, but some students have questioned whether the new living spaces actually create active and engaged communities, noting feelings of isolation in the new dorms. The residential colleges were initially meant to address issue...

Office of Student Care Coordination outgrows office in first year on campus

Office of Student Care Coordination outgrows office in first year on campus

Lulu Wei

October 15, 2019

The Office of Student Care Coordination (OSCC) moved its office this year to Rand Suite 305, where the OACS office was last year, from Sarratt 100 by the box office. The new space features a larger waiting area and individual offices where students can speak one-on-one with care coordinators. The...

Vanderbilt professor publishes work about a study on the environmental impacts of our dietary choices

Vanderbilt professor publishes work about a study on the environmental impacts of our dietary choices

Lila Johnson, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Vanderbilt professor of Earth and Environmental Science Jonathan Gilligan published commentary Aug. 9 in Nature Sustainability on a study published July 22 in the same publication by postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria Sibel Eker. The study modeled various dietary behaviors from veganism to flexitarianism and their respective g...

TRACK THE CASH: Vanderbilt students pay to print per page while a number of peer institutions include allocations for printing charges for all students

TRACK THE CASH: Vanderbilt students pay to print per page while a number of peer institutions include allocations for printing charges for all students

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

October 14, 2019

Earlier this semester, I wrote a piece regarding laundry costs on campus. In reporting that story, I began to think about some of the other charges associated with student life on campus. In response, I will be looking into some of those costs in a TRACK THE CASH series to determine why they exist, how...

Gov. Lee’s Medicaid block grant bill, explained

Gov. Lee’s Medicaid block grant bill, explained

Immanual John Milton and Logan Cromeens

October 13, 2019

On Sept. 17, the Tennessee legislature proposed a bill that would change the healthcare system of nearly 1.4 million enrollees of TennCare, the state’s health insurance program for low-income individuals. The major change within the plan is to transform TennCare from its current match grant structu...

VSG passes resolutions to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Hispanic Heritage Month on campus

VSG passes resolutions to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Hispanic Heritage Month on campus

Corinne Cunillera

October 13, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Bill A bill proposed by the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) passed in the VSG Senate on its first assembly Sept. 25, resolving that Hispanic Heritage Month will be recognized by VSG going forward. This recognition further entails that VSG will call upon the st...

Study abroad classes no longer count toward Vanderbilt GPA

Study abroad classes no longer count toward Vanderbilt GPA

Will Fritzler, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Maymesters will not count towards Vanderbilt GPA. Maymester grades will count towards Vanderbilt GPA.  A policy change initiated this fall by the Office of the Provost and implemented by the Global Education Office (GEO) will fundamentally alter ...

Center for Latin American Studies holds film festival through Nov.

Center for Latin American Studies holds film festival through Nov.

Alex Brooks

October 11, 2019

The Center for Latin American Studies is holding its third annual Latin American Film Festival this fall on Commons, with the theme “Bodies in Motion.” The festival, organized by Center for Latin American Studies professor Chalene Helmuth and Assistant Director Nicolette Kostiw, began in Sept. and will...

First-year housing selection transitions to fully university-matched system

First-year housing selection transitions to fully university-matched system

Sam Zern, Managing Editor

October 11, 2019

The incoming class of 2024 will no longer have the option to select their own first year roommates