The Vanderbilt Hustler

Policies

The Vanderbilt Hustler policies regarding guest editorial, letters to the editor, comments section and anonymity policy follow:

Editorial Policy

The Vanderbilt Hustler welcomes guest editorials from members of the Vanderbilt community. In order to be published, you must submit your name, your affiliation with Vanderbilt University and an email at which you can be reached. We reserve the right to edit editorials for length and clarity. The submission of a guest editorial does not guarantee publication, but The Hustler will do its best to accommodate any guest editorials. To submit an editorial, please email our Opinion Editor Miquéla Thornton at miquela.v.thornton@vanderbilt.edu. 

Letters to the Editor Policy

The Vanderbilt Hustler encourages all readers to submit letters to the editor regarding our recent coverage or general events in the Vanderbilt community. If you would like to submit a letter to the editor, you must include your name, your affiliation with Vanderbilt University (if at all) and an email at which you can be reached. 

We reserve the right to edit Letters to the Editor for length and clarity. The submission of a Letters to the Editor does not guarantee publication, but The Hustler will do its best to accommodate any Letters to the Editor. If you have questions or would like to submit a letter, please email the Editorial Director at william.a.langford@vanderbilt.edu. 

Comments Section Policy

The Vanderbilt Hustler welcomes and encourages readers to engage with content and express opinions through the comments section on our website and social media platforms. The Hustler reserves the right to block or remove comments which contain vulgarity, hate speech, personal attacks or appear to be spam or commercial promotion. The comments section, both on the website and social media, is moderated by the Editor in Chief.

Anonymity Policy

The Hustler allows sources to remain anonymous only when the individual could face legal repercussions for having their name attached to a piece, if the individuals are discussing FERPA or HIPPA related issues, or if they are a member of the LGBT+ community who is not yet out. The request for anonymity does not guarantee the acceptance of such anonymity. Anonymous individuals must be known to the editor of the section in which their quotes or writing may appear, as well as to the Editor in Chief.