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Charleston student flees to Vanderbilt to escape Hurricane Matthew

Charleston student flees to Vanderbilt to escape Hurricane Matthew

Dallas Shatel, Deputy Editor in Chief

October 10, 2016

University of Charleston senior Rachel Parola found herself in a tight spot on Tuesday when she learned that her school was being evacuated due to Hurricane Matthew’s imminent arrival. While most of her friends found flights home or were bussed to neighboring schools like the University of South Caroli...

Vanderbilt researchers find breakthrough in schizophrenia treatment

Vanderbilt researchers find breakthrough in schizophrenia treatment

Nathan Kiker

October 6, 2016

Medical researchers at Vanderbilt’s Jeffery Conn’s Research Group have discovered a new way to reduce the effects of schizophrenia in mice. The medical breakthrough could have a life-changing impact for the three million people in the United States suffering from schizophrenia. Conn, a Vanderbilt and Yale...

During Hispanic Heritage Month, leaders set out to define Latino culture at Vanderbilt

During Hispanic Heritage Month, leaders set out to define Latino culture at Vanderbilt

Alejandro Monzon

October 5, 2016

Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15) celebrates and commemorates when half a dozen countries in Latin America declared their independence from the Spanish Empire. At Vanderbilt, 8.4 percent of all undergraduates, in the fall of 2015, identified as Hispanic. In contrast, 17.6 percent of the U.S. popul...

Man walks across the country to promote face-to-face interaction [Video]

Man walks across the country to promote face-to-face interaction [Video]

Caroline Bodnya

October 5, 2016

Video by Sophie Jeong of VTV News. In the first 650 miles of his journey across the United States, Chris Andrews listened to the stories of farmers who hadn’t set foot in a grocery store until they were 18 years old, toured a water plant and ate molasses fed to him by a survivalist man who live...

10 questions with Bradley Bark

10 questions with Bradley Bark

Brian Hou

October 4, 2016

The Hustler sat down with senior Bradley Bark to ask him about his summer job at HP, love of jazz music, and most memorable moments as an engineer at Vanderbilt. 1. What did you do last summer? Last summer I was working for HP, or Hewlett-Packard Enterprise to be more specific. They were in Hou...

Six takeaways from the Dean of Students emails you may have missed

Six takeaways from the Dean of Students emails you may have missed

Anna Butrico

October 4, 2016

At the dawn of the new academic year, Vanderbilt has released last year’s safety reports to the student body. Vanderbilt releases the reports to comply with several pieces of legislation, such as the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 and the Tennessee College and University Security...

College Republicans and College Democrats host debate over gun control

College Republicans and College Democrats host debate over gun control

Hannah Geerlings

September 30, 2016

The Vanderbilt College Republicans and Vanderbilt College Democrats discussed gun control in their first debate of the semester. While the debate had a few heated moments of contention, members of both organizations aimed to keep the debate civil and try to find common ground in their approach to gun...

Vanderbilt College Democrats endorse Hillary Clinton

Vanderbilt College Democrats endorse Hillary Clinton

Maddie Brown

September 28, 2016

With the election just over a month away, many people and groups around the country are publicizing their support for a specific candidate, including the Vanderbilt College Democrats. “The College Democrats will be endorsing Hillary Clinton,” said College Democrats president Anderson Monken. The ...

10 Questions with Andrew Brodsky

10 Questions with Andrew Brodsky

Brian Hou

September 27, 2016

You wrote an op-ed for the Hustler challenging Vanderbilt students to admit their failures. Has your view of failure changed at all over the course of your time at Vanderbilt? So, I wouldn’t say it's changed as much as it's evolved. So I failed at a lot of things freshman year, and I think it's important to rememb...

New York Times columnist David Brooks sits down with the Hustler

New York Times columnist David Brooks sits down with the Hustler

Nathan Kiker

September 27, 2016

New York Times columnist and bestselling author David Brooks took the time to sit down with the Hustler to discuss his views on the day’s most pressing social, political and cultural issues before his talk with Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos and Visiting Distinguished Professor Jon Meacham on Sept. 22. Brooks...

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