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Racial slurs used against Vanderbilt baseball parents during first game of College World Series finals

Rachael Perrotta, News Editor June 30, 2021
According to onsite ESPN reporter Clinton Yates, the perpetrators were Mississippi State fans.
Frutta Bowls and neighboring store Edible Arrangements were broken into the morning of June 28.

Frutta Bowls reports overnight break-in June 28

Cole Sullivan, Staff Writer June 28, 2021
Burglar smashed through glass doors to enter the Elliston Place restaurant, stealing the cash till. Neighboring store Edible Arrangements was also hit.
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Inaugural Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards honor graduate student leaders

Ryder Li, Staff Writer June 26, 2021
With nearly 40 nominations, five winners were selected by a panel of seven faculty members.
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Vanderbilt community reacts to recent incidents of gun violence

Sally Johnson, News Copy Editor June 14, 2021
Government officials, faculty and students have taken action to prevent future mass shootings following an increased number of crimes involving guns.
The union during a rally in May of 2012. (Photo courtesy of David Rutledge)

Vanderbilt Works Union to negotiate with university on higher pay for its members

Ryder Li, Staff Writer June 12, 2021
Representing about 600 Vanderbilt workers, the Vanderbilt Works Union is preparing demands for better wages and sufficient training for its members.
Kirkland Hall during the fall, as photographed on Nov. 9, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Emery Little)

Diermeier, Wente and Churchwell send email in support of Vanderbilt Jewish community

Brendan O'Reilly, Staff Writer June 8, 2021
The statement emphasizes the university’s zero-tolerance policy towards antisemitism and harassment.
The Tennessee State Capitol, located in Nashville, is home to the the Tennessee General Assembly and the governor’s office. (Former Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Vanderbilt poll reveals partisan divides on the current state of the pandemic and unity in national pride

Charlotte Mauger, Managing Editor June 8, 2021
A statewide poll of 1,000 Tennesseans conducted from May 3-20 provides insight into COVID-19 vaccination plans and feelings of unity and division between political parties prior to the 2022 midterm elections.
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Students and the university respond to VSG statement on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Charlotte Mauger and Rachael Perrotta May 31, 2021
VSG’s statement regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict prompted 1,133 comments on their post and garnered both support and backlash from student organizations.
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Vanderbilt announces goal to achieve carbon neutrality via Climate Vault partnership, faces backlash from Dores Divest and DivestVU

Brendan O'Reilly, Staff Writer May 30, 2021
Successfully collaborating with Climate Vault would make Vanderbilt the first member of the Association of American Universities to achieve carbon neutrality.
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Vanderbilt lifts most COVID-19 restrictions for fully vaccinated people

Rachael Perrotta and Charlotte Mauger May 25, 2021
As of May 25, Vanderbilt eliminated mask and social distancing restrictions for fully vaccinated people. The university will also require vaccinations for all faculty and staff for the 2021-22 year.
Wilson Hall

UPDATED: Vanderbilt Lambda Association advocates for more all-gender restrooms on campus

Stanley Zhao, Deputy Opinion Editor May 19, 2021
Lambda’s activism committee asserts that the lack of accessible all-gender restrooms is a clear violation of the university’s own nondiscrimination policy.
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VUMC leads national clinical trial to study RAAS-targeted COVID-19 therapies

Jazlyn Selvasingh, Staff Writer May 18, 2021
The national clinical trial, ACTIV-4d, is part of a group of studies called Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines, which is coordinated through the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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