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THORNTON: Write-ins without warrant and misogynoir without merit

The principle of running for the sole sake of addition, as opposed to good addition, needs to be evaluated.
Miquéla Thornton, Opinion Editor March 24, 2021
The principle of running for the sole sake of addition, as opposed to good addition, needs to be evaluated.
It just so happened that these unprecedented times fell smack dab in the middle of my first spring semester on Vanderbilt’s campus. (Hustler Staff/Alexa White)

WHITE: It’s time to reflect on this past year: The good and the ugly

I still haven’t had a normal year of college.
Alexa White, Staff Writer March 21, 2021
I still haven’t had a normal year of college.
The Wyatt Center is on the Peabody campus and houses the Department of Teaching and Learning, the Learning Sciences Institute, and the Peabody Technology Support Center. (Hustler Multimedia/Josh Rehders)

COBBINAH: February shouldn’t be the only month for Black history

Providing a convenient way out of Black History Month education proves that it should be integrated into the general curriculum, not isolated to the month of February.
Jessie Cobbinah March 18, 2021
Providing a convenient way out of Black History Month education proves that it should be integrated into the general curriculum, not isolated to the month of February.
Collage made by Iris Kim. (Photos from Unsplash and courtesy of the Asian American Christian Collaborative)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Diversity without the inclusion

Vanderbilt needs Asian American Studies.
Iris Kim, Guest Writer March 18, 2021
Vanderbilt needs Asian American Studies.
Everyone should give journaling a try. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

WONG: A beginner’s guide to journaling

The why and how of journaling for stress relief and self-improvement.
Adrian Wong March 18, 2021
The why and how of journaling for stress relief and self-improvement.
Vanderbilt student studying with laptop. (Hustler Multimedia)

ZHAO: The SAT should never—ever— be optional

Despite vehement push against it, standardized test scores should still remain an essential aspect of the college admissions process.
Stanley Zhao, Staff Writer March 16, 2021
Despite vehement push against it, standardized test scores should still remain an essential aspect of the college admissions process.
Kirkland Hall is an administrative building on Vanderbilt's campus. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

NGUYEN: Unwelcome at Vanderbilt: a transfer’s discontents

Following a semester and a half of disregard for the wellbeing of the student body, it has become clear that Vanderbilt needs a shocking introduction to the lives of their most marginalized to be persuaded to properly care for us.
Danny Nguyen, Staff Writer March 14, 2021
Following a semester and a half of disregard for the wellbeing of the student body, it has become clear that Vanderbilt needs a shocking introduction to the lives of their most marginalized to be persuaded to properly care for us.
Class of 2021 student body. (Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Class of 2021, it’s our time to leave a legacy

As the Class of 2021 reaches the final moments of our time on campus, we have a unique opportunity to forge a path ahead for the next generations of graduates.
Grant Brown, Guest Writer March 13, 2021
As the Class of 2021 reaches the final moments of our time on campus, we have a unique opportunity to forge a path ahead for the next generations of graduates.
Even Vanderbilt's statues wear masks. (Hustler Multimedia/Truman McDaniel)

SMITH: Davidson County, don’t lose your mask mandate now

Williamson County recently lifted its mask mandate, even though they shouldn't have.
Nora Smith, Deputy Opinion Editor March 10, 2021
Williamson County has recently lifted its mask mandate even though they shouldn't have.
Don’t let “constitutional cancel culture” cancel the Constitution. (Hustler Communications/Alex Venero)

FELLAS: Don’t cancel justice

Don’t let “constitutional cancel culture” cancel the Constitution.
Nora Fellas, Staff Writer March 7, 2021
Don’t let “constitutional cancel culture” cancel the Constitution.
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ABBOTT: The solution to sickness: stay home

Our work culture encourages productivity while sick, and it needs to change.
Annabelle Abbott, Staff Writer March 7, 2021
Our work culture encourages productivity while sick, and it needs to change.
Vanderbilt’s snail-like Wi-Fi inhibits students from performing at their best. (Hustler Communications/Zoe Yarbrough)

PERROTTA: I’m tired of using my hotspot

Considering our current virtual age, Vanderbilt should place more priority on its Wi-Fi connection across campus.
Rachael Perrotta, Staff Writer March 3, 2021
Considering our current virtual age, Vanderbilt should place more priority on its Wi-Fi connection across campus.
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