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Marijuana decriminalization bill advances in Nashville Metro Council

Marijuana decriminalization bill advances in Nashville Metro Council

Sam Zern, Editor in Chief September 8, 2016

On Tuesday, the Nashville Metro Council voted for the second time to pass a proposed marijuana decriminalization bill. The bill, which the council will vote on for the third and last time Sept. 20, would...

10 Questions with Jeremy Mani

10 Questions with Jeremy Mani

Sarah Friedman, Senior Writer September 7, 2016

Junior Jeremy Mani is a double major in medicine, health and society and psychology, a double minor in Spanish and biology, a tour guide, a VUceptor, a volunteer at the Vanderbilt Medical Center’s Children’s...

VSG lays out goals and changes for the year

VSG lays out goals and changes for the year

Sarah Friedman, Senior Writer August 31, 2016

Overall, Vanderbilt Student Government (VSG) hopes to achieve two goals this academic year: increasing transparency between administration and the student body, and focusing on transitioning VSG from a...

Vanderbilt loses happiest school status

Vanderbilt loses happiest school status

Sarah Friedman, Senior Writer August 29, 2016

After being named the college with the happiest students by Princeton Review two years in a row, Vanderbilt is now placed in the list’s second place spot. Rice University came in first place. The list,...

Welcome Home

Welcome Home

Josh Hamburger August 23, 2016

The threat of rain couldn’t contain the excitement as Vanderbilt welcomed in the class of 2020 early Saturday morning. Instead, the yearly tradition went on without a hitch, running from 7 a.m. to 12...

See how Vanderbilt’s parking costs compare to other top universities

See how Vanderbilt’s parking costs compare to other top universities

Sarah Friedman, Senior Writer August 22, 2016

This academic year, parking rates have increased to $600 for an annual pass, $120 more expensive than the 2015-16 rate. While students have shown discontent with this increased cost, parking at Vanderbilt...

Panhellenic Task Force releases diversity and inclusion action plan

Josh Hamburger April 29, 2016

The Panhellenic Diversity and Inclusion Task Force met with members of the Panhellenic Executive Board and Panhellenic Delegates from each chapter Wednesday night to present and finalize their Recommendations...

Special faculty senate meeting serves as forum for discussion on revisions to Greek Life Task Force report

Josh Hamburger April 29, 2016

Student leaders presented a set of revised recommendations about the future of Greek Life to members of the Faculty Senate and administrators this evening, in response to the Greek Life Task Force report released...

CNN’s go-to health expert: Dr. William Schaffner

CNN’s go-to health expert: Dr. William Schaffner

Ziyi Liu April 27, 2016

When CNN needs a health expert’s input on the latest disease outbreak, they call Vanderbilt’s Dr. William Schaffner, an internist and infectious disease specialist who has been with Vanderbilt since...

Vanderbilt’s Vaccine Center fights Zika outbreak

Vanderbilt’s Vaccine Center fights Zika outbreak

Zoe Shancer, Senior Editor February 17, 2016

At any one time, scientists in the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center are working on projects relating to 50 different target viruses. When an outbreak of a virus hits, the vaccine center researchers ramp up their...

Meet Vanderbilt’s first chief diversity officer

Meet Vanderbilt’s first chief diversity officer

Zoe Shancer, Senior Editor December 2, 2015

George C. Hill moved his things into his new office in Kirkland Hall yesterday for his first day as Vanderbilt’s first chief diversity officer (CDO). “I’m still trying to find where the restroom...

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