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STAFF EDITORIAL: Vanderbilt, help students turn out and vote

October 12, 2020

This year’s election season has been abuzz with calls for young people to register to vote. Generation...

Students celebrate Anchor Dash before the first game of the season at the Rec Fieldhouse on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo by Truman McDaniel)

STAFF EDITORIAL: Let’s bridge the social distance between us for Vanderbilt’s new students

September 27, 2020

Let’s face it: we’re all worrying about ourselves right now and focusing on how we’re going to survive...

E. Bronson Ingram is a Residential College located on Vanderbilt's main campus.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Unprecedented times call for unprecedented support

September 14, 2020

Now that we’ve been back in school for a few weeks, it’s become glaringly obvious what’s changed. We’...

Kirkland Hall houses a large portion of Vanderbilt's administration.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Writing History in Real Time

August 24, 2020

During these defining moments in time, The Hustler is dedicated to searching for unheard perspectives and providing factual, relevant news coverage.

The Vanderbilt Student Communications newsroom is located in the downstairs of Sarratt Center, near the Vanderbilt Recording Studio, VandyRadio and WRVU.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Vanderbilt, talk to us. Please.

April 11, 2020

Consistent disregard for transparency from the university’s administration is preventing us from doing our job as a student newspaper.

John Bolton, speaking at the gathering of the People's Mujahedin of Iran in front United Nations headquarters, New York City

STAFF EDITORIAL: We don’t have to like John Bolton, but we should let him speak

February 18, 2020

This Wednesday, recently departed National Security Adviser John Bolton will be coming to campus. He’...

Kirkland hall behind yellow flowers

STAFF EDITORIAL: Vanderbilt has put in significant resources to boost socioeconomic diversity—but there is more work to do

February 2, 2020

You’ve probably seen the statistics. A massive New York Times report from 2017 found that Vanderbilt has the fourt...


STAFF EDITORIAL: Tennessee is attacking college students’ voting rights – Vanderbilt must invest in its efforts to further our suffrage

November 13, 2019

Fair elections are the cornerstone of American democracy. They hold our leaders accountable to the peop...

Nashville from above. (Former Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

STAFF EDITORIAL: As a leader in the Nashville community, Vanderbilt must make an effort to reach out to the Kurdish community in its time of need

October 30, 2019

After an Oct. 7 phone call with Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President Donald Trump ordered a sudden withdrawal of 50 U.S. troops from the Turkey-Syria border. He doubled down a week later, order...

Vanderbilt defeats Missouri 21-14 on Saturday, October 19th, 2019. Photo by Hunter Long // The Vanderbilt Hustler

STAFF EDITORIAL: College athletes deserve to be able to earn income for their work

October 20, 2019

Vanderbilt doesn’t always sell itself as a “sports school,” but our fifteen SEC teams help defi...

The nearly-competed green space has replaced the roads that used to separate Greek houses. Photo by Mattigan Kelly // The Vanderbilt Hustler

STAFF EDITORIAL: The new tailgate rules are a detriment to inclusivity in Greek Life

September 15, 2019

Tailgates will never look the same. Beginning this semester, the fraternity day parties are  subject to ne...

Chancellor Zeppos at Founder's Walk.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Vanderbilt students deserve a forward-thinking, responsive leader out of our new Chancellor

September 9, 2019

Vanderbilt needs a new leader. Since April, when Chancellor Nicolas Zeppos announced that he would step do...