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Project Safe is the center for sexual misconduct and response on Vanderbilt's campus. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

FELLAS/NEMANI: Don’t put sexual assault victims on trial

October 30, 2020

Under new Title IX policies, everyone is innocent until proven guilty, except for the victims of sexual assault.

 “TGIF” assimilates us as constant workers… except for two days of course. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

THORNTON: Anticipate your Tuesdays

October 27, 2020

Allowing oneself small things to look forward to throughout the week make it so we don’t spend our lives constantly throwing glances at the clock like it’s our last 10 minutes at work, as we count down to Friday.

International students should be treated like everyone else (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

KRISHNAN: Stop Sidelining International Students

October 25, 2020

Vanderbilt’s administration needs to make decisions that are in the best interests of every student, not just the domestic ones.

Midterm stress and anxiety has been so popularized in the world of higher ed. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

JOHNSON: Midterm testing is a relic of a bygone era

October 24, 2020

In spite of Vanderbilt’s liberal arts background, many professors pointlessly cling to the old ways of midterm testing.

ROUNDTABLE: Where is the justice in “diversity and inclusion?”

October 24, 2020

Black undergraduate student-leaders discuss Vanderbilt’s inclusivity initiative, VUPD, campus sexual assault and the Abolish Greek Life movement.

We must embrace our now-lame social lives this Halloween. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

LANGFORD: Halloween’s not dead… if you’re ready to embrace being a loser

October 21, 2020

A socially-distanced Halloween is not what anyone had planned, but it could be fun if we’re willing to try.

In Tennesee early voting ends Thursday, Oct. 29, and Election Day is Nov. 3. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

LANGFORD: Don’t vote for Trump just because you’re a Republican

October 20, 2020

Stop conflating Trumpian ideology with conservative politics and recognize that radical right-wing agendas may not align with your beliefs.

Next Steps is a program in Peabody College located on Commons at Vanderbilt University. (Hustler Multimedia/Josh Rehders)

SMITH: Next Steps is taking COVID-19 in stride, but there is still more ground to cover

October 19, 2020

Next Steps administration has done a great job making accommodations for COVID-19 restrictions, but they should push for in-person activities to be made available next semester.

It's time for a snail mail come back. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

FELLAS: The case for snail mail

October 18, 2020

We can’t be together physically, so let’s write handwritten letters as a physical reminder that we’re thinking of our loved ones.

Many international students have been forced to flip their entire schedules. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

WONG: Vanderbilt isn’t prioritizing international students’ health

October 18, 2020

Professors and student organizations need to be more accommodating of international students on completely different time schedules.

Show up on Nov. 3 not for the presidential ticket, but for the candidates further down the ballot. (Hustler Staff/Nora Fellas)

FELLAS: Progressives, don’t let Joe Biden stop you from voting local

October 17, 2020

Presidential candidates aren't the only ones on the ballot this November.

During non-pandemic times, Commons Dining Hall is where many first-years dine. (Hustler Multimedia/Chloe Postlewaite)

HUSSAIN: Shut up and eat your food

October 14, 2020

Vanderbilt students have been causing an uproar about dining hall meals. But amidst a global pandemic, can we really expect better?