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Meet the committee behind Spring 2021’s four extra reading days

Emma Mattson, Copy Editor December 18, 2020
The Ad Hoc Committee on Spring 2021 Wellness Days met twice before submitting a recommendation to the provost, but cancelling class was never within their power.
Steaban administers one of the first COVID-19 vaccines

Vanderbilt University Medical Center begins COVID-19 vaccinations

Ryan Suddath, Staff Writer December 18, 2020
Frontline workers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) received initial doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday.
Downtown Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, January 20, 2018.  (Former Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

Vanderbilt CSDI Poll indicates partisan divides regarding election results and COVID-19

Annabelle Abbott, Staff Writer December 17, 2020
The Vanderbilt Poll, conducted from Nov. 18 through Dec. 8, showed differences between Republicans and Democrats in beliefs regarding the pandemic.
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Administration announces updates to COVID-19 testing and quarantine protocol for Spring 2021

Thomas Hum and Immanual John Milton December 16, 2020
A Dec. 15 email sent to students by administrators highlighted changes to the university’s COVID-19 testing protocol including the elimination of pre-arrival testing as well as quarantine and isolation policy revisions.
A screenshot of the event featuring Dr. Mark Denison taken during the event on Dec. 14, 2020. (Screenshot/Hustler Staff)

Dr. Mark Denison speaks on COVID-19 treatment advancements

Stanley Zhao, Staff Writer December 15, 2020
Denison discussed the emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and details regarding the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
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An inside look at Vanderbilt’s work with COVID-19 vaccine breakthroughs

Ryan Suddath, Staff Writer December 10, 2020
Phase 1 and Phase 3 testing demonstrate 94.5 percent efficacy for Moderna’s vaccine candidate.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, photographed Aug. 29. (Hustler Multimedia/ Truman McDaniel)

Vanderbilt to restrict gatherings to 8 people in accordance with Nashville order

Avery Muir, Managing Editor November 20, 2020
The university is updating its gathering policy following the Nov. 19 announcement that Nashville will restrict gatherings to 8 people. These changes will go into effect Monday, Nov. 23.
The Vanderbilt Womens Basketball team plays Iowa State on Saturday, December 2, 2017. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Vanderbilt women’s basketball cancels matchup with Tennessee Tech due to COVID-19 quarantines, injuries

Simon Gibbs, Sports Editor November 17, 2020
Vanderbilt women's basketball canceled its first game of the 2020-21 season due to lack of available players. The team cited positive COVID-19 tests, contact tracing and injuries as cause for cancellation.
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Last week of mandatory testing results in 117 COVID-19 cases

Immanual John Milton and Avery Muir November 16, 2020
Vanderbilt reported 117 cases for the week of Nov. 9-15 on its dashboard.
Kirkland Hall on a warm and sunny January afternoon.

Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell to take Zoom stage for first CLS event Nov. 16

Immanual John Milton, Editor in Chief November 9, 2020
Topics to span U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy in relation with the results of the recent elections.
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North, photographed on Oct. 16, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hallie Williams)

Vanderbilt reports 110 COVID-19 cases following Nov. 7 email on election-related gatherings

Avery Muir, Managing Editor November 9, 2020
The university had an overall test positivity rate of 1.66 percent from Nov. 2 to Nov. 8.
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Vanderbilt launches indoor dining pilot across campus dining halls

Logan Cromeens, Deputy News Editor November 4, 2020
Starting Nov. 2, a select number of dining halls will provide seats for indoor dining.
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