The Vanderbilt Hustler

IN PHOTOS: Students write letters in response to Title IX concerns

Students write letters to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Monday, September 11, 2017 regarding her Title IX speech.

Claire Barnett, Multimedia Director

September 13, 2017

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Dr. George Hill on Charlottesville, DACA and Inclusion at Vanderbilt

Dr. George Hill on Charlottesville, DACA and Inclusion at Vanderbilt

Dallas Shatel, Deputy Editor in Chief

September 13, 2017

Over the summer, the Hustler spoke with Dr. George Hill about his time as Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion following his retirement announcement. Since then, a number of controversial events have threatened marginalized groups in America, such as the riots in Charlottesville, the Nashvi...

Students support hurricane relief efforts with ongoing donation drive

Students support hurricane relief efforts with ongoing donation drive

Sam Zern, Editor in Chief

September 13, 2017

Last week, the Vanderbilt community came together to support relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Throughout the week, Campus Dining ran the Share A Side program, in which students could donate any of their meal swipe sides to relief efforts, and Vanderbilt Student Government partnered wi...

IN PHOTOS: Anchor Dash

Anchor Dash on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Claire Barnett, Multimedia Director

September 11, 2017

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: KickOff CookOff, football, & more

2017 Kickoff Cookoff on Alumni Lawn

Claire Barnett, Multimedia Director

September 11, 2017

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Peabody College celebrates “shared humanity” with march, vigil

Peabody College celebrates

Sam Zern, Editor in Chief

September 10, 2017

In silence, more than 200 Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students marched up the Peabody Esplanade on Sept. 6 as part of a vigil celebrating humanity, reason, civility and love. The march was followed by a series of Vanderbilt community members speaking on the Wyatt steps about diversity, inclusion and ...

IN PHOTOS: KickOff CookOff

IN PHOTOS: KickOff CookOff

Claire Barnett, Multimedia Director

September 8, 2017

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Students call congresspeople about DACA

Vandy students call elected reps about DACA on September 7, 2017.

Sarah Friedman, Senior Writer

September 8, 2017

This past Tuesday, September 5, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the White House will end the Obama-era policy called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This impacts individuals who were brought into the United States illegally when they were minors. The change will not take...

New business minor named Hoogland Undergraduate Business Program following $5 million gift

New business minor named Hoogland Undergraduate Business Program following $5 million gift

Sam Zern, Editor in Chief

September 7, 2017

Vanderbilt’s new undergraduate business minor will be named the Hoogland Undergraduate Business Program following a $5 million gift from the Hoogland family. The minor, which replaced the Corporate Strategy and Financial Economics minors, came about due to high demand from students. “This gene...

Academic Strategic Plan expands immersive, trans-institutional programming

Academic Strategic Plan expands immersive, trans-institutional programming

Gracie Pitman, Campus Editor

September 7, 2017

While this academic year has just begun, many of the new offerings, from courses to extracurricular experiences for students, faculty and staff have been in the works for years as part of the ongoing Academic Strategic Plan. The plan, which is overseen by the Office of the Provost, is Vanderbilt’s ...

Lauren Mandel: from VTV to SNL

(photo courtesy of Bradford Rogne)

Alexa Bussmann, Content Development Director

September 7, 2017

On any given night that Saturday Night Live is on air, you can find Vanderbilt alumna Lauren Mandel in the studio, researching a last-minute project for a writer or getting a script to a cast member. She lives for this bustling, high-stakes environment, and is used to having to react quickly. “...

Dean Townes on the intersection of faith and queerness

Dean Townes on the intersection of faith and queerness

Sarah Friedman, Senior Writer

September 5, 2017

After the release of the Nashville Statement a week ago, conversations regarding how to reconcile Christian values and support of the LGBT community have become common on campus. The Hustler sat down with Emilie Townes, the Dean of the Vanderbilt University Divinity School, a nondenominational instituti...