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Debrief with Diermeier: Close of the 2020-21 school year, vaccine protocols, the VSG election and more

As the semester wraps up, The Hustler sat down with Diermeier to discuss 2021-22 COVID-19 protocols, divestment, the VSG election, construction and nationwide racial conflicts.
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Students protest to support the release of incarcerated activist Don Clemons

Julia Tilton, Staff Writer April 24, 2021
Around 30 protesters gathered outside the Tennessee Board of Parole building ahead of Clemons’s sixth parole hearing on April 12.
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University encourages vaccination tracking, suggests future update in campus protocol

Madeline King, Staff Writer April 23, 2021
Vaccine information will be used “when evaluating potential changes to campus health and safety protocols,” per an email from Assistant Provost G.L. Black.
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VUIT reflects on past semester’s WiFi outages, reveals infrastructure updates and future plans

Thomas Hum, News Copy Editor April 23, 2021
VUIT representatives discuss VUIT’s new help request through text feature, updates to campus infrastructure and what to do if students are experiencing connectivity issues.
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Dores Divest hosts Earth Day ‘oil spill’ demonstration in front of Library Lawn

Charlotte Mauger and Rachael Perrotta April 22, 2021
Student volunteers poured a mock oil concoction on fellow students to symbolize the university’s investment in fossil fuels and make a stance for divestment.
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Diermeier, Wente and Churchwell release statement in support of AAAPI community

Sally Johnson, Staff Writer April 20, 2021
In the wake of recent acts of violence towards the AAAPI community, Diermeier, Wente and Churchwell released a statement explaining how the university plans to support AAAPI students in the future.
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Vanderbilt graduate programs make substantial gains in 2022 U.S. News rankings

Lorenz Chen, Staff Writer April 18, 2021
The Vanderbilt School of Medicine is now ranked No. 13 in research, while the Law School is ranked in the top 20 of best law schools.
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Vanderbilt poll finds slipping approval ratings for elected officials, Metro Nashville Police Department and public schools

Thomas Hum, News Copy Editor April 16, 2021
The poll, which surveyed 1,006 registered Davidson County voters, was conducted between March 8 and March 30.
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Class of 2021 faced difficulties reserving extra tickets to commencement

Annabelle Abbott, Staff Writer April 16, 2021
Many seniors were unsuccessful in reserving tickets due to technological complications and limited ticket availability. Approximately 150 additional pods of two tickets were made available, per the university.
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Washington Examiner publishes modified version of Gould’s Medium post

Immanual John Milton, Editor in Chief April 13, 2021
Former VSG Presidential Candidate Jordan Gould said the piece was published without his knowledge or consent.
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Car erupts in flames on Wedgewood Avenue

Rachael Perrotta, Deputy News Editor April 12, 2021
VUPD Sergeant Clark said that the accident has been extinguished.
Kirkland

ISO proposes land acknowledgment

Julia Tilton, Staff Writer April 11, 2021
A letter to the chancellor signed by students calls for widespread adoption of the statement on campus.
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