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GAO: How to not get kicked off campus early

GAO: How to not get kicked off campus early

August 5, 2020

Coronavirus is not an individual disease, it is a global pandemic, and the choices you make will affect everyone on campus.

Buttrick Hall, hosts a number of A&S departments, mainly humanities,  and is where many ethnic studies classes are taught. (Hustler Multimedia)

LIU: Want Diversity? Teach Our Histories!

August 4, 2020

In order to create an inclusive institution and battle systemic discrimination at the institutional level, Vanderbilt must support and expand programs and departments that study the minorities.

Is the prestige and costs that come with the iconic Star V worth the decreased Vanderbilt-experience that remote learning will inevitably bring? (Hustler Multimedia)

NGUYEN: Why would you waste money at an elite school like Vanderbilt?

July 29, 2020

Elite college degrees provide valuable socioeconomic capital, but as colleges prepare for remote learning, the generic online experience proves to be fruitless for some.

Protestors conclude the Black Lives Matter march at the Tennessee State Capital as one protestor memorializes the event with a selfie. (Hustler Multimedia/Krista Panageas)

THORNTON: I hope this article gets me some “woke cred”

July 25, 2020

Only when conditional advocacy is no longer an inexorable side-effect of “wokeness,” will the word embody what it meant to begin with.

Sunlight streams through tree in front of Cole hall

NGUYEN: Housing uncertainty looms: Students poorly equipped with resources to cope with possible retractions of the return to campus plans

July 18, 2020

As students navigate the COVID-19 blighted fall semester, the Vanderbilt administration must make morally responsible decisions, rather than financially conservative ones, in order to ensure success for all.

Greek Life is mangled and sunken. (Photo provided by Max Schulman)


July 14, 2020

I was the Diversity & Inclusion Chair for my fraternity; reform wasn’t enough.

SMITH: Political conversations don't always need to be arguments

SMITH: Political conversations don’t always need to be arguments

July 1, 2020

Five tips on how to engage in polite, poised and political discussion with friends and family you don't agree with.

Black Lives Matter Protest at Nashville State Capitol

GAO: Why social justice begins with acknowledging our own prejudice

June 5, 2020

To brave the pain of our society, we should first look within ourselves and question the truth behind our actions and beliefs.

Protestors at Legislative Plaza (WKRN/Stassy Olmos)

LANGFORD: A defense of violent civil disobedience

June 4, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, it’s evident that not all protestors are afforded the same public support.

Protestors at the 'I Will Breathe Movement

THORNTON: You’re the loudest when you’re silent in times of injustice

May 31, 2020

Simply not participating in racism or hashtagging your IG story “BLM” doesn’t cut it and never has.

Vanderbilt campus.

GAO: Why I’m more scared of Anti-Asian hate crimes than getting the coronavirus

April 6, 2020

The United States has experienced public health scares before, yet the COVID-19 outbreak has caused xenophobia to resurface across America.

The Office of the University Registrar serves to provide “timely, accurate, and efficient service, and is dedicated to ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and security of Vanderbilt education records,” per its website.

SCHULMAN: The Trump administration’s proposals to stimulate the economy run into an obvious problem — social distancing

March 18, 2020

The policy of sending checks to most Americans is unwise; I’d know. I’m quarantined and can’t spend that money.