The Vanderbilt Hustler

Protest led by students and Nashville Jewish community calls for Nashville to end support for ICE

Protest led by students and Nashville Jewish community calls for Nashville to end support for ICE

Eva Durchholz, Campus Editor

August 22, 2019

With the help of Vanderbilt students and national organizers Never Again Action, nearly 100 people gathered on Monday morning to protest the actions of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  In a field at the intersection of Ewing Drive and Brick Church Pike, a group – consisting predo...

NPHC house to open September following delays

NPHC house to open September following delays

Sam Zern, Managing Editor

August 22, 2019

Future residents are being temporarily housed in the old Zeta Tau Alpha house and the 210 house

Five Vanderbilt announcements you missed this summer

Five Vanderbilt announcements you missed this summer

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

August 21, 2019

Haven’t checked your email all summer? No problem, we did for you. We identified five of the most important and interesting updates Vanderbilt released over the summer. The university has made some pretty groundbreaking changes, such as ditching the Vandy Van brand altogether and launching a plan to build m...

IN PHOTOS: First-year Move-in 2019

IN PHOTOS: First-year Move-in 2019

Emily Gonçalves, Multimedia Director

August 18, 2019

Check out our photos of the Class of 2023 Move-in!

IN PHOTOS: Founders Walk 2019

IN PHOTOS: Founders Walk 2019

Emily Gonçalves and Hunter Long

August 18, 2019

Check out our multimedia coverage of this year’s Founders Walk!

Vanderbilt students help lead anti-ICE protest

Vanderbilt students help lead anti-ICE protest

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

August 18, 2019

Vanderbilt students, in conjunction with other members of the Nashville community, are planning a protest Aug. 19 to speak out against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the nation's immigration policies. The students are collaborating with the organization “Never Again Action” that ...

Campus Dining overhaul: no more plastic water and soda bottles, limited Munchie Mart swipes, more late-night dining options, among other changes

Campus Dining overhaul: no more plastic water and soda bottles, limited Munchie Mart swipes, more late-night dining options, among other changes

Eva Durchholz, Campus Editor

August 17, 2019

Campus Dining has revamped its operations this year with pushes to enhance sustainability, encourage healthy and allergy-sensitive eating, implement student-driven changes and remove popular previous dining options. Notable changes include removal of plastic water and soda bottles from dining location...

John Cooper leads in Nashville mayoral election, requiring Sept. 12 run-off vote

John Cooper leads in Nashville mayoral election, requiring Sept. 12 run-off vote

Eva Durchholz, Campus Editor

August 2, 2019

After Metro Council At-Large Member John Cooper won 35 percent of the Aug. 1 vote for Nashville’s new mayor, a run-off vote was scheduled for Sept. 12 so that a candidate may get the required majority vote required by Tennessee state law to elect a mayor. Incumbent Nashville Mayor David Briley came ...

Gov. Lee reverses position on proclamation honoring KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest

Gov. Lee reverses position on proclamation honoring KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest

Eva Durchholz, Campus Editor

July 15, 2019

Last week, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed a proclamation declaring July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, dedicating the day to the former Confederate general and first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. However, following intense local and national outrage, Lee reversed his previous position on Monday and stated t...

#MeTooSTEM founder leaves Vanderbilt

#MeTooSTEM founder leaves Vanderbilt

Sam Zern, Managing Editor

July 12, 2019

Following months of a public fight for tenure, Dr. BethAnn McLaughlin left Vanderbilt on July 8.  The pharmacology and neurology professor, who rose to prominence for her role in founding the #MeTooSTEM nonprofit, alleged earlier this year that her tenure had been denied following in retaliation for...

Tower 3 implosion scheduled for July 27

Tower 3 implosion scheduled for July 27

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

June 25, 2019

The university announced that they will be imploding Carmichael West Tower 3 Saturday, July 27 at 9 a.m. CST. Tower 4 will be coming down later this summer through mechanical demolition, according to the press release. Layton Construction LLC, the company conducting the current construction on campus...

Mayor Briley calls for end to scooter pilot program

Mayor Briley calls for end to scooter pilot program

Sam Zern, Managing Editor

June 21, 2019

Following the death of a local man, the mayor recommends city council remove scooters