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Vanderbilt's student center. (Hustler Multimedia)

Barry, Bechtel, Bloom, Taylor and Vaughan to be inducted into VSC Hall of Fame

The Class of 2020 will include four former Hustler staffers.
Immanual John Milton, Editor in Chief December 9, 2020
The Class of 2020 will include four former Hustler staffers.
Stevenson 2 honeybee hive

Vanderbilt professor finds link between pesticides and honey bee survival

Neonicotinoids, a certain type of pesticide, may cause honey bees to lose sleep, lowering hive survival rates.
Jake Schenthal, Staff Writer December 6, 2020
Neonicotinoids, a certain type of pesticide, may cause honey bees to lose sleep, lowering hive survival rates.
Central library on Vanderbilt's campus. (Alex Venero/Hustler Multimedia)

Administration announces four additional reading days throughout Spring 2021 semester

Feb. 23-24 and April 7-8 will be added as reading days.
Jessica M. Barker, News Editor December 4, 2020
Feb. 23-24 and April 7-8 will be added as reading days.
Alumni Hall

VSG push for optional pass/fail grading meets resistance from administration

With the current pandemic, at least 1,173 petitioners have indicated interest for a pass or fail grading format to account for the circumstances of hybrid and online classes.
Ryder Li, Staff Writer December 2, 2020
With the current pandemic, at least 1,173 petitioners have indicated interest for a pass or fail grading format to account for the circumstances of hybrid and online classes.
Professor Emeritus Ken Wallston

Colleagues remember esteemed Professor Emeritus of Nursing Kenneth A. Wallston

Wallston, renowned nursing psychology researcher and faculty member at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), was 78.
Thomas Hum, News Copy Editor November 27, 2020
Wallston, renowned nursing psychology researcher and faculty member at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), was 78.
Wilson Hall, photographed Oct. 25, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/ Elle Choi)

Jon Meacham speaks about contributions to Biden’s acceptance speech with U.S. Elections class on Nov. 10

MSNBC changes Meacham’s role from paid contributor to guest, per The New York Times.
Riya Chinni and Madeline King November 22, 2020
MSNBC changes Meacham’s role from paid contributor to guest, per The New York Times.
Spirit of Gold Marching Band

Spirit of Gold Marching Band develops new safety protocols amid unfamiliar season

While cases in the Vanderbilt community continue to climb, Spirit of Gold reported zero transmissions from Oct. 6 to Nov. 17.
Jonathan Liu, Staff Writer November 21, 2020
While cases in the Vanderbilt community continue to climb, Spirit of Gold reported zero transmissions from Oct. 6 to Nov. 17.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, photographed Aug. 29. (Hustler Multimedia/ Truman McDaniel)

Vanderbilt to restrict gatherings to 8 people in accordance with Nashville order

The university is updating its gathering policy following the Nov. 19 announcement that Nashville will restrict gatherings to 8 people. These changes will go into effect Monday, Nov. 23.
Avery Muir, Managing Editor November 20, 2020
The university is updating its gathering policy following the Nov. 19 announcement that Nashville will restrict gatherings to 8 people. These changes will go into effect Monday, Nov. 23.
Screenshot of Zoom call captured Nov. 19, 2020. (Screenshot / Immanual John Milton)

Debrief with Diermeier: Destination Vanderbilt, community in the face of COVID-19, football and more

After one semester of serving as chancellor in the midst of a pandemic, The Hustler sat down with Diermeier to go over the Fall 2020 semester and share his vision for the university’s future.
Jessica M. Barker, Simon Gibbs, and Immanual John Milton November 19, 2020
After one semester of serving as chancellor in the midst of a pandemic, The Hustler sat down with Diermeier to go over the Fall 2020 semester and share his vision for the university’s future.
Chancellor's Lecture with Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell speak at Chancellor’s Lecture Series event

In the first CLS event of 2020-2021, Secretaries of State Albright and Powell discussed the presidential transition and the United States’ relationships with Russia and China, among other topics.
Molly Katz, Staff Writer November 17, 2020
In the first CLS event of 2020-2021, Secretaries of State Albright and Powell discussed the presidential transition and the United States’ relationships with Russia and China, among other topics.
Student Health Center

Last week of mandatory testing results in 117 COVID-19 cases

Vanderbilt reported 117 cases for the week of Nov. 9-15 on its dashboard.
Immanual John Milton and Avery Muir November 16, 2020
Vanderbilt reported 117 cases for the week of Nov. 9-15 on its dashboard.
Peabody College pictured during the day. (Hustler Multimedia)

Graduate Student Council passes resolution supporting fossil fuel divestment ‘by wide margin’

The Graduate Student Council passed a resolution in support of fossil fuel divestment on Nov. 13 following the DivestVU movement on campus.
Sally Johnson, Staff Writer November 15, 2020
The Graduate Student Council passed a resolution in support of fossil fuel divestment on Nov. 13 following the DivestVU movement on campus.
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