The Vanderbilt Hustler

Don’t Trivialize The Holocaust

Vanderbilt University. (Photo courtesy Claire Barnett)

Jared Bauman, Guest Writer

August 9, 2019

I’ve recently heard, through a combination of individual students, Instagram stories and GroupMe messages, that several Vanderbilt students are working alongside a group called Never Again Action to organize an anti-U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) protest in a few weeks. On a normal ...

Here’s why keeping the scooters in Nashville is a good move

A Lime scooter parked in front of Commons Center. Photo by James Long // The Vanderbilt Hustler

Corrine Liu

July 22, 2019

Nashville needs creative and reliable ways to integrate e-scooters into the city, and Metro's decision is helping us do that

STAFF EDITORIAL: Bill Lee is beginning to understand the wrongs of revering Confederate symbolism – he must continue his and Tennessee’s progress in understanding racial injustice

A statue of Sam Davis, the so-called

Editorial Board

July 19, 2019

Governor Bill Lee is unsure about his participation in the reverence of racist symbolism in Tennessee. But he is walking in the right direction. On July 12, he signed a proclamation to designate July 13 as “Nathan Bedford Forrest Day.” Forrest was a lieutenant general for the Confederate Army during the Civil War and served as the first leader of the Ku Klux Klan. Lee signed a document which ca...

SCHULMAN: Mayor Briley is right – electric scooters need to be taken off our streets.

Two electric scooters blocking a path

Max Schulman, Editorial Director

June 28, 2019

Nashville Mayor David Briley followed through on his ultimatum with electric scooter companies and set to begin the process of removing many of them from Nashville’s streets. In late May, he announced to the seven companies operating the 4,000 scooters within the Metro area that they had one month to propose changes to their operating regulations so as to comply with existing law and safety standar...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A deeper understanding of eating disorders at Vanderbilt

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A deeper understanding of eating disorders at Vanderbilt

Emily Grinstead and Michelle Cole

April 26, 2019

On Jan. 13, The Hustler published an opinion piece about the intersection of Vanderbilt’s performance culture and disordered eating. We are two students passionate about eating disorder awareness and would like to correct what we found to be misinformation and misconceptions; we also hope to provide a deep...

Letter from the Editor: Thanks y’all

Letter from the Editor: Thanks y’all

Sam Zern, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2019

I've been fortunate to see an amazing side of Vanderbilt and I cannot wait to keep telling your stories

GME and Its Influence on the “Vanderbilt Experience”

Grant Brown, Author

April 19, 2019

This February, I attended an incredible event called “Lanterns” hosted by the Multicultural Leadership Council. The event involved a panel of international students sharing their stories of transitioning to life in the United States and Vanderbilt to a room full of students. The event was registe...

The Vanderbilt Hustler and Hot Takes Podcast: A reflection on Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos’s tenure

The Vanderbilt Hustler and Hot Takes Podcast: A reflection on Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos’s tenure

Zeke Berger, Author

April 14, 2019

Zeke Berger sits down with Jacob Pierce, Multicultural Leadership Council President

SCHULMAN: The crackdown on teen vaping is missing a key component

The Juul is the most commonly used vaporizer on the market. Photo by Hunter Long // The Vanderbilt Hustler

Max Schulman, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2019

Teen vaping is ubiquitous. From Branscomb’s Lupton Lounge to Mayfield singles to your younger sister’s tenth grade bio class, kids are sneaking Juul and Suorin rips under the cover of long sleeve shirts or their mighty inhales. While we often make light of the issue, teen e-cig usage is a seri...

KOTRBA: Don’t give to Vandy this Giving Day

Balloon decorations advertising Giving Day in Sarratt.

Charles Kotrba, Author

April 4, 2019

It’s Giving Day. Vanderbilt will be asking you for money. They’ll allow you to direct your donation to any number of great programs, from Opportunity Vanderbilt to McGill Hall. You or your parents are perfectly reasonable if you choose to #give4thegold. But before you do partake in this type of ph...

The Vanderbilt Hustler and Hot Takes Podcast: March Madness and who will replace Bryce Drew?

The Vanderbilt Hustler and Hot Takes Podcast: March Madness and who will replace Bryce Drew?

Zeke Berger

April 1, 2019

Johnny Dawkins and Jerry Stackhouse are hot candidates to be the Newest Vanderbilt Head Men’s Basketball coach

President Trump’s executive order on free speech is both unnecessary and unwarranted

President Trump speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.

James Lucas, Author

March 28, 2019

The most recent executive order issued by the Trump administration, entitled “Executive Order on Improving Free Inquiry, Transparency, and Accountability at Colleges and Universities,” was signed by the President on March 21. Its stated aim is to “promote free and open debate on college and un...