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Diet-friendly Grain and Berry takes its first steps out of Florida with its convenient Hillsboro location (Hustler Multimedia/Elle Choi)

Community building, philanthropy and lots of granola: The make-up of Grain and Berry in Hillsboro Village

Since its opening in January, Grain and Berry has developed a reputation for community outreach and philanthropic efforts in Hillsboro, alongside its quality food and service.
Sophie Edelman, Staff Writer April 8, 2021
Since its opening in January, Grain and Berry has developed a reputation for community outreach and philanthropic efforts in Hillsboro, alongside its quality food and service.
Commodore artists at Fall for the Arts in September 2019 (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Goncalves)

A Spring 2021 guide to Nashville’s art scene

More than just Music City, Nashville has a number of fun art events and exhibitions to enjoy when venues reopen this spring.
Sahanya Bhaktaram and Julia Tilton April 5, 2021
More than just Music City, Nashville has a number of fun art events and exhibitions to enjoy when venues reopen this spring.
In a time of isolation, sophomore Garfield Zhang has formed a budding relationship with campus wildlife (Garfield Zhang)

Vanderbilt’s Squirrel Whisperer: A ‘tail’ of unexpected friendship

Sophomore Garfield Zhang, the campus “squirrel whisperer,” tells us all about his extraordinary relationship with Vanderbilt’s wildlife that has developed since COVID-19 lockdowns and distancing policies began.
Maggie Victory, Staff Writer April 4, 2021
Sophomore Garfield Zhang, the campus “squirrel whisperer,” tells us all about his extraordinary relationship with Vanderbilt’s wildlife that has developed since COVID-19 lockdowns and distancing policies began.
Vanderbilt serves as a unique space as a wedding venue for alumni and Nashville visitors alike. Photo courtesy Weddings at VU

‘I do’ at VU? Vanderbilt’s campus as an unlikely wedding venue

Pre-COVID, Events at Vanderbilt hosts between 30 and 50 weddings a year
Julia Tilton, Staff Writer April 3, 2021
Pre-COVID, Events at Vanderbilt hosts between 30 and 50 weddings a year
The Smooth Acai Bowl at I Love Juice Bar (Hustler Staff/Jaime Svinth)

Battle of the Bowls: The Nashville acai bowl face-off you didn’t know you needed

Buy or bye? These Nashville acai bowl locations vie for the business of tourists and locals.
Jaime Svinth, Staff Writer April 1, 2021
Buy or bye? These Nashville acai bowl locations vie for the business of tourists and locals.
The 2021 Academy Awards will take place April 25 (FilmMagic/Jeff Kravitz)

This year’s Oscar nominations were historic, here’s what to expect

From one of the first post-COVID award ceremonies to hosting the most diverse nominees in Oscar history, this year’s Academy Awards will be one to remember
Hunter Graves March 30, 2021
From one of the first post-COVID award ceremonies to hosting the most diverse nominees in Oscar history, this year’s Academy Awards will be one to remember.
Grins, an on-campus vegetarian cafe, plans to reopen the week after Passover (Hustler Multimedia/Elle Choi)

Grins to reopen after Passover following closure due to COVID-19

Grins shut its doors temporarily March 17 due to employees reporting symptoms of COVID-19. Current employee Ruby Liang announced it would reopen shortly via popular GroupMe “grins soupme”
Caroline Lingle, Staff Writer March 28, 2021
Grins shut its doors temporarily March 17 due to employees reporting symptoms of COVID-19. Current employee Ruby Liang announced it would reopen shortly via popular GroupMe “grins soupme”
Rancid Potatoes: 'Garfield the Movie'

Rancid Potatoes: ‘Garfield the Movie’

In the first installment of the Life section’s latest review column, we break down the cringey, the captivating and the catty in 2004’s cult classic “Garfield the Movie.”
Andrew Kolondra Jr. and Justine Del Monte March 28, 2021
In the first installment of the Life section’s latest review column, we break down the cringey, the captivating and the catty in 2004’s cult classic “Garfield the Movie.”
Jordan Arcuri and her prepared meal as a chef at Kayne Prime. Photo courtesy Jordan Arcuri

From Nashville M Street chef to ‘Chopped’ champion: Jordan Arcuri

M Street’s senior manager of kitchen operations takes home a winning title for season 46 of the acclaimed Food Network cooking competition.
Grace Delmonte March 28, 2021
M Street’s senior manager of kitchen operations takes home a winning title for season 46 of the acclaimed Food Network cooking competition.
The Music Room hopes to educate and connect musical talent at Vandy. Screenshot from @themusicroom.vu Instagram page (Hustler Staff/Eva Pace)

The Music Room brings community to Vanderbilt student musicians

Run by Christiana Gatbunton and Camren Hall, The Music Room at Vanderbilt University helps connect independent Vanderbilt musicians to other students as well as the wider Nashville area
Sophie Edelman, Staff Writer March 25, 2021
Run by sophomores Christiana Gatbunton and Camren Hall, The Music Room at Vanderbilt University helps connect independent Vanderbilt musicians to other students as well as the wider Nashville area
The Snyder's Cut of Justice League left fans wondering if four hours was just too much DCEU (HBO Max/Warner Media)

The Snyder Cut: Justice for ‘Justice League’

The highly-anticipated HBO Max exclusive doubles the original DCEU film in length without adding much substance, aside from eternal cliffhangers generally suited for more hardcore fans
Cole Sullivan March 24, 2021
The highly-anticipated HBO Max exclusive doubles the original DCEU film in length without adding much substance, aside from eternal cliffhangers generally suited for more hardcore fans
VPB takes a virtual approach to the annual IMPACT Symposium series in 2021. Screenshots via VPB (Hustler Staff/Eva Pace)

Aubrey Plaza, Laverne Cox and Bill Nye to speak in VPB IMPACT Symposium series

Beginning March 30, the VPB Speakers Committee will again bring respected industry leaders to campus with a virtual iteration of the IMPACT Symposium.
Jaime Svinth, Staff Writer March 23, 2021
Beginning March 30, the VPB Speakers Committee will again bring respected industry leaders to campus with a virtual iteration of the IMPACT Symposium.
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