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How to spend election night 2016 on campus

How to spend election night 2016 on campus

Sarah Friedman, Senior Writer

November 8, 2016

Election night 2016 is upon us. Whether you need to panic, drown your sorrows in food or watch in silence, organizations all around campus are providing for your election night needs. Here’s a roundup: Vandy Fems Election Watch Party Who: Vanderbilt Feminists, Lambda, the Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center and STRANDS...

The Hustler speaks with NBC’s Hallie Jackson about the election

The Hustler speaks with NBC’s Hallie Jackson about the election

Ziyi Liu

November 7, 2016

With Election Day coming up on Tuesday, people around the country are awaiting to find out who will be the next president of the United States. The Hustler was able to talk by phone with Hallie Jackson, who has been covering the Trump campaign for NBC. What has surprised you the most this election? What has bee...

Pre-Flight program allows Vanderbilt students, staff to explore entrepreneurial ventures

Pre-Flight program allows Vanderbilt students, staff to explore entrepreneurial ventures

Josh Hamburger

November 3, 2016

Select students, faculty and staff with entrepreneurial plans for a business idea now have a course directed at helping them turn their work into reality. The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s new Innovation Center, is hosting 40 people for a seven week course focused on providing the education necessary t...

Vanderbilt Green Fund works to improve environmental sustainability on campus

Vanderbilt Green Fund works to improve environmental sustainability on campus

Alexa Bussmann, Content Development Director

November 3, 2016

This finals season, you may notice a change when you take exams: the regular blue books are being switched out for new green books. Last year, a student proposed that the school switch from the standard blue books to green books, which are made from 100 percent recycled paper. The Vanderbilt Student G...

Dean of Students discontinues free print newspaper program

Dean of Students discontinues free print newspaper program

Alejandro Monzon

November 2, 2016

For eight years, students were able to pick up the New York Times and USA Today in common areas such as Rand and Commons free of charge as part of the USA Today Collegiate Readership Program. This year, however, the Dean of Students made the decision to discontinue the program’s presence at Vanderbi...

Students show up en masse to counter Westboro Baptist Church protesters

Students show up en masse to counter Westboro Baptist Church protesters

Sam Zern, Editor in Chief

November 1, 2016

Whistles, laughter, chanting and honking horns of hundreds of students and Nashvillians were more than enough to drown out the small triage of Westboro Baptist Church protesters stationed near Vanderbilt campus Monday morning. The WBC came to Vanderbilt to protest the school’s stance on pronoun usage and was met by a large counter-protest, organized by The Vanderbilt Lambda Associa...

VSG changes budget distribution to provide more funds for co-sponsorships and committees

VSG changes budget distribution to provide more funds for co-sponsorships and committees

Caroline Bodnya

October 31, 2016

Going into the new academic year, one of Vanderbilt Student Government’s main goals has been to empower students by providing more money for student organizations. Work towards this goal began last May, when the executive board met to discuss redistributing the budget in order to allocate more fun...

Peter Cooper reflects on a career in country music

Peter Cooper reflects on a career in country music

Alexa Bussmann, Content Development Director

October 31, 2016

The first piece Peter Cooper wrote for a newspaper was in college, when he was asked to write a review of country singer Guy Clark. The last piece he wrote for a newspaper was Guy Clark’s obituary earlier this past year. The History of Country Music professor, Senior Director, Producer and Writer a...

Lambda plans counter protest, community space during Westboro Baptist Church protest

Lambda plans counter protest, community space during Westboro Baptist Church protest

Zoe Shancer, Senior Editor

October 28, 2016

At the same time that the Westboro Baptist Church will protest gender pronoun usage on Vanderbilt’s campus on Monday, Oct. 31, the Vanderbilt Lambda Association, the gender and sexuality alliance on campus, will hold a counter protest and host a community space, or a place to spend time away from th...

Senate introduces Taylor Force Act to combat terrorism

Senate introduces Taylor Force Act to combat terrorism

Nathan Kiker

October 27, 2016

Before leaving for the end of the fall session, Republican Senators in the U.S. Senate introduced Senate Resolution 3414, the Taylor Force Act, on Sept. 28, 2016. The legislation is named after Taylor Force, a 28-year-old American veteran and Vanderbilt graduate student at the Owen School of Business,...

Healthy Minds survey released to all Vanderbilt students

Healthy Minds survey released to all Vanderbilt students

Maddie Brown

October 25, 2016

The Healthy Minds Survey, the first survey conducted at Vanderbilt with a specific focus on mental health, was released to the students at Vanderbilt University on Monday, October 24. All graduate and undergraduate students across the ten schools at Vanderbilt will be receiving an email containing t...

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