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Vanderbilt students assemble on Library Lawn on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2021, calling for the Vanderbilt administration to divest from fossil fuels, a chief contributor to climate change.  (Hustler Multimedia/Emery Little)

WARMUTH: Include Black and brown voices in the climate movement

You cannot have an understanding of environmental science without understanding racial issues facing marginalized communities.
Connor Warmuth March 2, 2021
You cannot have an understanding of environmental science without understanding racial issues facing marginalized communities.
Grins (Pronounced ‘Greens’) is a meal swipe dining location in the Schulman Center for Jewish Life near Branscomb Quad. (Hustler Staff/Alexa White)

WHITE: Even during a pandemic, Grins is still the gem of campus dining

Grins is some of the best food you can get, regardless if you are vegetarian, vegan or just very hungry.
Alexa White February 26, 2021
Grins is some of the best food you can get, regardless if you are vegetarian, vegan or just very hungry.
Protesters and counter-protesters stand outside of Belmont before the final presidential debate on October 22nd, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

STAFF EDITORIAL: Change is a two-way street

The administration needs to engage with its student activists and facilitate a campus where they can exercise this part of their education.
Editorial Board February 22, 2021
The administration needs to engage with its student activists and facilitate a campus where they can exercise this part of their education.
Snowy Warren College photographed on Feb. 15, 2021. (Hustler Multimedia/Emery Little)

ABEL: In defense of the snow day

In a school year dominated by stress and bad news, the unexpected joy of a snow day is even more important.
Zoe Abel, Staff Writer February 20, 2021
In a school year dominated by stress and bad news, the unexpected joy of a snow day is even more important.
Kissam Munchie Mart (Sophia She/Vanderbilt Hustler)

WHITE: Limited Munchie Mart meals available for a meal swipe is a campus cash grab

Any upperclassman will tell you: Munchie Mart used to be better.
Alexa White February 20, 2021
Any upperclassman will tell you: Munchie Mart used to be better.
The Nashville skyline  (Hustler Multimedia/Anjali Chanda)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Planning the start of your career? Fly South!

It’s clear that ambitious young professionals increasingly should set their sights on the South rather than New York or the West Coast.
Calvin H. Warner, Guest Writer February 16, 2021
It’s clear that ambitious young professionals increasingly should set their sights on the South rather than New York or the West Coast.
Taco Mama as photographed on Feb. 13, 2021. (Vanderbilt Multimedia/Hallie Williams)

PERROTTA: Taste of Nashville: Campus Dining’s saving grace during COVID-19

Taste of Nashville has salvaged Campus Dining during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Rachael Perrotta, Staff Writer February 14, 2021
Taste of Nashville has salvaged Campus Dining during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Digital Commodore Cards are quickly replacing the plastic ones. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

SMITH: Commodore cards—one of the pillars of Vanderbilt culture. Don’t lose it now.

Don't phase out physical Commodore cards just because digital ones are available. Why can't we use both?
Nora Smith, Deputy Opinion Editor February 13, 2021
Don't phase out physical Commodore cards just because digital ones are available. Why can't we use both?
Newly elected President Joe Biden (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

ZHAO: Congress, give the little people a raise

Raising the minimum wage will unequivocally benefit college students.
Stanley Zhao, Staff Writer February 12, 2021
Raising the minimum wage will unequivocally benefit college students.
A shelf of books at Vanderbilt library (Hustler Multimedia/Mattigan Kelly)

LANGFORD: The Founding Fathers are not relevant in contemporary debates

The fetishization of the Founding Fathers as an attempt to resist change is a tired, last resort argument that reveals the insecurity of American people, rather than their reverence for the past.
Will Langford, Editorial Director February 7, 2021
The fetishization of the Founding Fathers as an attempt to resist change is a tired, last resort argument that reveals the insecurity of American people, rather than their reverence for the past.
Vanderbilt Star V mural (Hustler Multimedia/Emery Gonçalves

HUSSAIN: #Vanderbilt Not ‘25

Amidst college acceptances for the Class of 2025, we must remember not to compare ourselves and our admissions to those in the incoming freshman class.
Ali Hussain, Staff Writer February 6, 2021
Amidst college acceptances for the Class of 2025, we must remember not to compare ourselves and our admissions to those in the incoming freshman class.
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.
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