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Sign in Vanderbilt Stadium (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

SMITH: No more asymptomatic testing for close contacts? Not a good plan.

Vanderbilt's decision to remove asymptomatic testing for close-contacts was unnecessary and could lead to further spread of the virus.
Nora Smith, Deputy Opinion Editor February 5, 2021
Vanderbilt's decision to remove asymptomatic testing for close-contacts was unnecessary and could lead to further spread of the virus.
Vanderbilt student rest, relax, and do yoga on Alumni Lawn/ (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

ABEL: Treat rest days like test days

We become better athletes, better students and better people when we care for ourselves too.
Zoe Abel, Staff Writer January 31, 2021
We become better athletes, better students and better people when we care for ourselves too.
College Board may say they're for the students, but purely economical decisions show they're not. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

PERROTTA: College Board isn’t on students’ side

College Board’s recent elimination of SAT Subject Tests and the SAT Essay is purely economical.
Rachael Perrotta, Staff Writer January 29, 2021
College Board’s recent elimination of SAT Subject Tests and the SAT Essay is purely economical.
Greek Row is home to the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic organizations on Vanderbilt’s campus. (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

WARMUTH: Abolish Greek Life’s Vanderbilt norm

Abolishing Greek life means working towards the end of campus exclusion.
Connor Warmuth January 28, 2021
Abolishing Greek life means working towards the end of campus exclusion.
Students eat while socially distanced on alumni lawn. (Hustler Multimedia/Truman McDaniel)

STAFF EDITORIAL: Thank you, Vanderbilt

The fall 2020 semester was far from a perfect experience for students, but to be back, even for all its problems, has been an impressive feat.
Editorial Board January 24, 2021

Did Vandy really have the audacity to think they could conduct an in-person school year? Leading up to the fall semester, it’s fair to say there was a substantial amount of skepticism amongst students...

Statue on Vanderbilt's main campus dressed in a mask. (Hustler Multimedia/Emery Little)

ABBOTT: We can wait for the vaccine

The Vanderbilt community needs to ensure prioritization of individuals at high-risk for COVID-19.
Annabelle Abbott, Staff Writer January 24, 2021
The Vanderbilt community needs to ensure prioritization of individuals at high-risk for COVID-19.
Swipes For A Cause, a student-run organization dedicated to turning unused student meal swipes into meals for the hungry, has been unable to donate 9,450 meals so far due to the actions (and inaction) of Vanderbilt administration. (Hustler Multimedia/Josh Rehders)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Vanderbilt, Bring back Swipes For A Cause

As thousands of Nashville residents struggle to feed their families, Vanderbilt has refused to work with us to help those people in need.
Nisala Kalupahana, Founder of Swipes For A Cause January 17, 2021
As thousands of Nashville residents struggle to feed their families, Vanderbilt has refused to work with us to help those people in need.
The first Federal King holiday was celebrated in 1986. Original photo of King taken by Marion S. Trikosko in 1964. (Hustler Staff/Miquéla Thornton)

THORNTON: Pose a threat to propaganda

Our collective perception of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the biggest success stories of America’s fabulization of revolutionaries of color through propaganda. Combat it.
Miquéla Thornton, Opinion Editor January 17, 2021
Our collective perception of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the biggest success stories of America’s fabulization of revolutionaries of color through propaganda. Combat it.
My uncle and I having fun on a swing set in 2003. (Photo courtesy of Rachael Perrotta)

PERROTTA: Tennis, sympathy cards and a pinch of magic

A tribute to Tom Perrotta, whose primary role was being an uncle and father despite being the face of worldwide tennis reporting for a decade.
Rachael Perrotta, Staff Writer January 17, 2021
A tribute to Tom Perrotta, whose primary role was being an uncle and father despite being the face of worldwide tennis reporting for a decade.
Vanderbilt stands during the Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss game. (Hustler Multimedia/Josh Rehders)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Discontinue Vanderbilt Athletics until it is safe

Regardless of well-intentioned mitigation efforts and the financial rewards that come with university sports, this is just not a risk worth taking.
Laurence J. Zwiebel, Vanderbilt Professor January 15, 2021
Regardless of well-intentioned mitigation efforts and the financial rewards that come with university sports, this is just not a risk worth taking.
A gallows hangs near the United States Capitol during the storming of the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (Creative Commons/Tyler Merbler)

SCHULMAN: Unity is a joke

Calls for unity after the failed Capitol Insurrection miss the point entirely—accountability what we need.
Max Schulman, Senior Writer January 14, 2021
Calls for unity after the failed Capitol Insurrection miss the point entirely—accountability what we need.
2021 is just around the corner. With the arrival of a new year comes its responsibilities and aspirations. (Hustler staff/Stanley Zhao)

ZHAO: New Year’s resolutions are a sham

Here’s what you can do instead.
Stanley Zhao, Staff Writer December 30, 2020
Here’s what you can do instead.
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