The Vanderbilt Hustler

Editors’ Coffee Bracket: How does coffee on campus stack up?

Editors’ Coffee Bracket: How does coffee on campus stack up?

Rachel Friedman and Emily Gonçalves

September 29, 2019

Coffee stops are both a significant and frequent component of both of our daily lives. Given the sheer quantity of coffee consumed between us, we consider ourselves to be coffee experts, especially in regard to available options on Vanderbilt’s campus. To share our knowledge with you, we have compiled a br...

Commodore Careers: From Southwest Airlines to the FBI

Commodore Careers: From Southwest Airlines to the FBI

Heream Yang, Staff Writer

September 29, 2019

In this series, The Hustler is rounding up stories from some of Vanderbilt students’ most interesting, impressive and creative summer internships.  This past summer, Vanderbilt senior Erin Hatch secured a coveted position as a Change Leadership Intern at Southwest Airlines, but that was just the be...

VH New Music Fridays: Temples, Carly Pearce and more

VH New Music Fridays: Temples, Carly Pearce and more

Alexa Bussmann, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The Hustler Life staff reviews this week’s new releases

Sofar Sounds: Nashville’s worst kept secret

Sofar Sounds: Nashville’s worst kept secret

Susanna Harpold and Nick Whelan

September 26, 2019

When we first heard of Sofar Sounds, it was as if we were learning of a secret society. Hushed whispers described cheap concerts in beautiful locations, but with one catch: both the artist and the venue are secret when you buy your ticket. The idea of a house concert is nothing new, but these secret s...

Playlist Preview: Lights on the Lawn

Playlist Preview: Lights on the Lawn

Andy Carr

September 25, 2019

Vanderbilt Interfraternity Council's annual concert benefiting the Mary Parrish Center, Lights on the Lawn, will be headlined by pop/hip-hop artist Quinn XCII on Friday, Sept. 27. The young artist, born Mikael Temrowski, grew up in Detroit before attending Michigan State University where he took an intere...

Hannah, Alexa and Joe: Cafe Ma’kai review

Hannah, Alexa and Joe: Cafe Ma’kai review

Alexa Bussmann, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Friends and fellow coffee fanatics Hannah and Alexa review Nashville’s new and lesser-known coffee shops in their column “Hannah, Alexa and Joe.” Alexa writes, and Hannah is behind the camera. Check back each Tuesday to find your new favorite cup of joe!   Cafe Ma’kai is easy to miss – located in a sma...

Christian French talks Toltec wisdom, cooking and his newest EP

Christian French talks Toltec wisdom, cooking and his newest EP

Hana Batt and Krista Panageas

September 22, 2019

By 7 p.m. on Sept. 21, a line of young Christian French fans stretched down Cannery Row, eager to see the alt-pop singer perform at The High Watt. The night’s show was sold out, packing the intimate venue wall to wall with good vibes.  Two hours earlier, we walked into the urban barroom to meet Fren...

What is the best muffin on campus?

What is the best muffin on campus?

Christine Moser

September 22, 2019

Deliciously soft and fluffy, muffins are one of the best breakfast options on campus when you’re rushing to lecture but are craving something sweet. As a devoted pastry fan, I believe that a quality muffin can cure any bad day (a muffin a day keeps the doctor away, right?)  Here at Vanderbilt, we’re luc...

Harvest season begins at Cheekwood with yet another Pumpkin House

Harvest season begins at Cheekwood with yet another Pumpkin House

Andrew Kolondra, Staff Writer

September 21, 2019

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens is known throughout the state of Tennessee for its yearly line-up of signature seasonal festivals, one for each of the four seasons. As temperatures (hopefully) start to drop and the leaves begin to change, it can only mean one thing: it’s time for the autumn festival, Ch...

VH New Music Fridays: Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band and more

VH New Music Fridays: Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band and more

Alexa Bussmann, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

In VH New Music Fridays, the Life staff covers this week’s new music releases, from pop to country to alternative.   Hip Hop: Brendan Sawyer “Best Life,” Danny Brown Danny Brown is two for two in singles for his upcoming album “uknowhatimsaying¿” Q-tip's production holds the trademark sampling that Danny’s last single lacked, but the Detroit rapper’s lyricism is as on point as ever. At only two and a half minutes, “Best Life” is short and sweet, getti...

Tiny Dorm Concerts: Chris Ruediger

Brendan Sawyer, Deputy Life Editor

September 20, 2019

Kicking off this year’s season of Tiny Dorm Concerts is student/singer-songwriter Chris Ruediger, a junior at Vanderbilt.  Chris specializes in country music and, like many in his genre, he believes in the storytelling nature of songs and how much fun you can have singing them.  Chris, along with hi...

The 3 must-visit shops for thrifting in Nashville

The 3 must-visit shops for thrifting in Nashville

Charlotte Edmunds and Maggie Victory

September 17, 2019

It goes without saying that Nashville has a special kind of "look" when it comes to fashion. The signature 'fit: plaid button downs, cowboy boots, curled hair and maybe even a bridal sash or two. While there is certainly a time and place for our killer country boots (i.e. tailgate season), Nashville's...