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Munchie Madness: A behind-the-scenes view of the Vanderbilt Markets

Munchie Madness: A behind-the-scenes view of the Vanderbilt Markets

Maddie Brown

October 18, 2016

Vanderbilt is the only university in the U.S. that operates markets, commonly known as “Munchie Marts” despite their official name change over thirteen years ago, as part of the meal plan. Students, however, continue to wonder how the markets could be improved. Why do students have to use breakfast swipes...

10 Questions with Queen Stevenson

10 Questions with Queen Stevenson

Benjamin Ellenbogen

October 17, 2016

The Vanderbilt Hustler: Queen is a sick name. What’s the story behind that? Queen Stevenson: It’s sweet but kinda boring and straightforward. When my Dad was a young guy, he really wanted a daughter and so he made a deal with God that went: if you give me a daughter, I promise to name her Quee...

Controversial commentator Milo Yiannopoulos visits Vanderbilt

Controversial commentator Milo Yiannopoulos visits Vanderbilt

Sam Zern, Editor in Chief

October 12, 2016

Conservative commentator and Breitbart senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos spoke at Vanderbilt on Tuesday as part of his ongoing college tour. The event, put on by the Vanderbilt College Republicans, was a Greek Member Experience credit under the Diversity and Inclusion track. The subjects of Yiannopoulos' talks have var...

#TheHeist celebrates diversity, protests Milo Yiannopoulos

#TheHeist celebrates diversity, protests Milo Yiannopoulos

Hannah Geerlings

October 12, 2016

As Milo Yiannopoulos was preparing to give his talk to Vanderbilt students in Sarratt Cinema Tuesday evening, 767 students gathered in the Rand Lounge to attend #TheHeist, an event designed to counter Yiannopoulos’ speech. Yiannopoulos, a senior editor at Breitbart often associated with the alt...

10 Questions with David Rodgers

10 Questions with David Rodgers

Corinne Fombelle, Assistant Life Editor

October 11, 2016

When did you realize you wanted to pursue music? Well, I think it’s not necessarily a switch that flips. I’d say the first time I considered it was around age thirteen. I switched teachers then to a woman at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, Dr. Susan Svrcek. There was a different intensity abo...

Flulapalooza aims to increase vaccinations on campus on Oct. 11

Flulapalooza aims to increase vaccinations on campus on Oct. 11

Madeline Stewart

October 10, 2016

For many students at Vanderbilt, getting sick in college is an all-too-familiar routine. As flu season approaches, Vanderbilt faculty, staff and volunteers are helping students prepare with the annual record-breaking Flulapalooza event. Flulapalooza began in 2011 with the intention of providing a fas...

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...

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