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Swipes for A Cause was put on hold as a result of Vanderbilt’s Oct. 27 notice regarding student privacy. Screenshot taken of https://www.swipesforacause.org on Oct. 30. (Hustler Staff/Immanual John Milton)

Office of Student Accountability shuts down new student-run org Swipes for a Cause

October 30, 2020

The Office of Student Accountability told Swipes for a Cause, a student-run organization that donates extra meal swipes to food banks, to cease operations Oct. 27 due to security concerns.

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Vanderbilt Prison Project holds awareness week on Criminal “Injustice” System

October 28, 2020

The awareness week, held Oct. 26 to 29, features a variety of programming including a showing of "13th," several panels and student-led discussions.

VandyRide is Vanderbilt’s on-campus busing system. (Hustler Multimedia/Josh Rehders)

VandyRide, VSG partner to provide free rides to polls on Oct. 22 and 24

October 21, 2020

Students will be dropped off at the Green Hills Public Library polling location. They must be registered to vote in Davidson County/Nashville.

Students studying in front of Wilson

VSG election ambiguities and new cabinet positions inspire controversial legislation

October 8, 2020

Ambiguities brought to light by recent election inspires highly contested bill; branches debate creation of first-year representative position.

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Meet The People’s Caucus: a group of VSG senators tackling racial, social and environmental issues on campus

October 3, 2020

As a group formed by 17 students of color involved with VSG, The People’s Caucus is a new initiative to create meaningful change while also promoting diversity on campus.

Vanderbilt's Sarratt Student Center, pictured above, is a short walk from Alumni Lawn. Sarratt is home to Vanderbilt Student Communications. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

Vanderbilt radio stations alter operations in the wake of COVID-19

October 1, 2020

WRVU and VandyRadio DJs explain what their stations have lost and gained through remote broadcasting.

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Student organizations experience “Zoom bombings” during recent meetings

September 30, 2020

The people responsible for two incidents have not been identified, and the affected organizations are moving forward with closer attendee monitoring.

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DivestVU calls for end to Vanderbilt investment in fossil fuel

September 27, 2020

Vanderbilt students have taken up a new campaign to have the university divest from fossil fuels.

Crowd gathers at Capitol Sept. 23 at 9:30 p.m. in response to Breonna Taylor decision. (Hustler Staff/Justine Del Monte)

Students march with protesters down Broadway in support of Breonna Taylor

September 25, 2020

Some Vanderbilt students marched Sept. 23 in response to Kentucky Attorney General’s decision not to indict any of the three officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s killing.

diverging paths on Main Campus

Student organizations lead Vanderbilt’s largest-ever voter registration drive

September 24, 2020

BSAG and Vandy Votes co-host event with university to encourage students to #AnchorYourVote on National Voter Registration Day.

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The Coffee Equity Lab and Scholarship of Everyday Life break new ground in coffee research

September 15, 2020

The initiative invites students to examine the global coffee industry through sociocultural, economic, environmental and political lenses.

Screenshot of Vandy Mututal Aid Instagram page

Vandy Mutual Aid is helping struggling community members meet their financial needs

September 14, 2020

A new program aims to help members of the Vandy community meet their financial needs by crowdfunding within the community.