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LiUNA Local 386 during a rally

Vanderbilt workers reflect on labor conditions amid new union contract negotiations

Jonathan Liu, Former Deputy News Editor October 24, 2021
The finalized negotiations will succeed an existing collective bargaining agreement between the union and the university, which will expire on Nov. 15.
A sign outside of the Kissam Center advertising the Homecoming Blood Drive

VPB Homecoming Committee holds Homecoming Blood Drive

Mae Monette, Staff Writer October 24, 2021

On Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT, Vanderbilt Programming Board’s (VPB) Homecoming Committee held a blood drive with the American Red Cross in the Kissam Multi-Purpose Room for Homecoming Week.  Per...

A path on Vanderbilts campus

Zack Freeling, co-founder of Aryeh’s Kitchen, passes away

Sally Johnson, News Copy Editor October 23, 2021
Freeling, a member of the Class of 2017, co-founded Aryeh’s Kitchen, an on-campus food truck.
A sign at the International Student & Scholar Services office,

10.4 percent of international students admitted to Class of 2025, up from 8.8 percent in 2024

Deniz Orbay, Staff Writer October 21, 2021
The numbers of international students in the Classes of 2024 and 2025 were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with an increase in deferral rates and a decrease in total international students.
students holding sings at divest protest

Dores Divest protests outside L.A. Jackson alumni reception

Charlotte Mauger, Managing Editor October 20, 2021
Students gathered on Oct. 19 to garner alumni support for Vanderbilt to divest from fossil fuels and prompt Chancellor Diermeier to respond to divestment concerns.
Students serving food at Sabor Latino, an event organized by the Association of Latin American Students, as photographed Oct. 6, 2021. (Photo Courtesy of Shelby Keuhnle)

Hispanic Heritage Month: Latin identity and experience at Vanderbilt

Ekta Anand, Staff Writer October 19, 2021
Students and faculty evaluate Hispanic cultural awareness and integration on campus and in the community.
Vanderbilt students engage in games and activities at the Commodore Carnival on Alumni Lawn

Commodore Carnival promotes alumni appreciation on Oct. 12

Brina Ratangee, Staff Writer October 18, 2021
The Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Seniors Give Back and the Student Alumni Board organized the event to educate students about Vanderbilt’s alumni network.
outside gender neutral bathroom

UPDATED: An overview of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus

Lorenz Chen and Ryder Li October 13, 2021
Vanderbilt falls behind similarly ranked institutions with a 77:1 ratio of students to gender-neutral bathrooms.
Image of construction of graduate student housing at Vanderbilt University.

Graduate student housing to hold 615 students and be completed in 2023

Claire Cho, Staff Writer October 13, 2021
Plans for graduate student housing are underway with the goals of fostering a larger on-campus community, as well as attracting and retaining graduate and professional students.
25th ave parking lot entrance

Comparing on and off-campus student parking options

Zach Joseph October 12, 2021
On-campus parking has increased by $180 over the past five years.
graphic for the event

Q&A: Author Sasha Issenberg discusses the fight for same-sex marriage and LGBTQ+ rights

Charlotte Mauger, Katherine Oung, and Rachael Perrotta October 12, 2021
Issenberg’s recent book highlights the “human scale” of marriage equality, which he feels is the most important civil rights movement of this generation.
Dean Melissa Gresalfi introduces the theme for Vanderbilt’s 15th annual Lawson Lecture and panelists Major Jackson, Krista Knight and Stephen Ornes

Vanderbilt’s 15th annual Lawson Lecture: Making connections through personal narratives

Duaa Faquih and Mae Monette October 11, 2021
Major Jackson, Krista Knight and Stephen Ornes addressed their approaches to making connections with others through poetry, theater and science.
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