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Beloved Live On The Green music festival transitions to socially distant approach

August 9, 2020

The Nashville music festival Vandy students know and love is rebranding into the Live On My Green FM Music Festival for 2020, which means pre-recorded live performances.

Cafe Coco, an Italian eatery and staple study spot for Vanderbilt students, is set to close its doors and reopen under new branding. Photo courtesy Cafe Coco.

Cafe Coco set to close its doors, reopen as Italian market without classic live music

May 4, 2020

Say goodbye to the live music and eclectic vibe of longtime student-favorite Cafe Coco. Owner Chuck Cinelli is shutting down the Elliston Place locale until further notice, rebranding it as a fast-casual Italian eatery with a focus on high-quality family recipes.

The Nashville branch of Feed the Front Line empowers local restaurants while keeping our healthcare workers full. Photo courtesy

Vanderbilt grads are ‘Feeding the Front Line’

April 19, 2020

Vanderbilt graduates start nonprofit to support local restaurants while providing meals for healthcare workers.

The Nashville community is coming together to rebuild after the tornadoes Mar. 3, and Vanderbilt students can give back.

How you can get involved following Nashville’s Mar. 3 tornadoes: a compilation of resources and efforts aiding the recovery of Middle Tennessee

March 9, 2020

The devastation following Nashville’s tornadoes in the early morning of Mar. 3 requires an active and willing volunteer base pulled from the Vanderbilt community.

If you're staying in Nashville over break, never fear. There's plenty going on in the upcoming week to keep you busy while you're on campus.

Keeping busy over break: Spring break activities roundup

February 28, 2020

Staying on campus for spring break and worried you won’t find anything fun to do to pass the time? Look no further than the Life Section’s 2020 spring break activities roundup.

Fans come together to enjoy Maryland rapper YBN Cordae's first Tennessee concert.

Balancing a mosh pit with steady R&B: YBN Cordae shows he can do it all at The Basement East

February 25, 2020

This rapper certainly did not disappoint in his Feb. 24 Nashville performance of his 2020 tour.

Students prefer working at popular off-campus spots.

Off-campus, on the job: how students make money outside of Vanderbilt

February 17, 2020

Despite the university’s programs for student employment, including Hire-A-Dore, more and more students look for off-campus jobs.

Take your date to the Frist Art Museum this Valentine's Day.

Where to spend your Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2020

Roses are red, violets are blue, whether your ideal date includes food, art or something sporty, we have the right place for you.

Americano Lounge didn't quite live up to its eccentric, vintage vibe.

Hannah, Alexa and Joe: Americano Lounge review

February 11, 2020

This 1930’s-themed coffee shop is refined but uncomfortable

Vanderbilt bonds with Nashville in the public school classroom

Vanderbilt bonds with Nashville in the public school classroom

February 7, 2020

Service organizations drive Vanderbilt students to become tutors and teachers in Nashville’s public schools.

Best Picture marathon begins Feb. 5 at the Belcourt

Best Picture marathon begins Feb. 5 at the Belcourt

February 4, 2020

Head down to the Belcourt this week to watch the Best Picture nominations on the big screen, just in time for the Oscars.

Jeni's in Hillsboro Village celebrated National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day Feb. 1 with a brand new flavor, special edition mugs and tons of fun activities.

Ice Cream for Breakfast? Yes, please!

February 3, 2020

Jeni’s celebrates Ice Cream for Breakfast Day by opening early and unveiling a surprise new flavor: Skillet Cinnamon Roll.