The Vanderbilt Hustler

Andrew Kolondra Jr.

Andrew (AJ) Kolondra Jr. ('22) is a junior majoring in English and History. He loves covering local events and festivals around Nashville, but also frequently reviews television, movies, and video games. As a South Florida native, AJ spends as much time as possible outdoors – with a digital camera and a group of friends.


Andrew Kolondra Jr., Deputy Life Editor

Oct 12, 2020
From horror tycoon Blumhouse Productions, ‘Nocturne’ hits all the right notes (Story)
Sep 26, 2020
The unsolvable mystery of ‘Enola Holmes’ (Story)
Sep 13, 2020
Christopher Nolan makes a reality-warping return to theaters with ‘Tenet’ (Story)
Sep 07, 2020
35 years of Mario Bros: what to expect from the anniversary celebration (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
Taking character development off the rails in ‘Infinity Train: Book 3’ (Story)
Aug 29, 2020
Riding the rollercoaster of Phineas and Ferb TikToks with junior Amanda Nolan (Story)
Jul 25, 2020
Taylor Swift releases quasi-alternative album “folklore” (Story)
Jul 20, 2020
Unfold a brilliantly handcrafted adventure in ‘Paper Mario: The Origami King’ (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
It’s not perfect, but it’s ‘Close Enough’ (Story)
Jun 30, 2020
BMO saddles up for a hero’s quest in “Adventure Time: Distant Lands” (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
The ‘Dank New Rand Memes’ jackpot: fall semester (Story)
May 27, 2020
HBO Max hits the ground running, and here’s what to watch (Story)
May 12, 2020
From co-creator of “Rick and Morty,” new alien family sitcom “Solar Opposites” stalls at liftoff (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
“The Midnight Gospel:” ambitiously perfect or too clever for its own good? (Story)
Mar 29, 2020
Escape to a blissful island with “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
Everything you need to know about Zoom (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
“Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX:” a cute but confusing take on the world of Pokémon (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
Keeping busy over break: Spring break activities roundup (Story)
Feb 14, 2020
VH New Music Fridays: Valentine’s Day Edition (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Dunkin’ on 21st Ave. opens its doors Feb. 4 (Story)
Feb 02, 2020
Thank you, “Bojack Horseman” (Story)
Jan 26, 2020
Making the most of Music City (Story/Media)
Jan 12, 2020
Full steam ahead on “Infinity Train: Book 2” (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
“Luigi’s Mansion 3” breathes new air into classic characters (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Take a deep dive into music with Melodore Dillon Davey (Story)
Oct 06, 2019
Aryeh’s Kitchen: Kosher food truck and cornerstone of Jewish life (Story)
Sep 21, 2019
Harvest season begins at Cheekwood with yet another Pumpkin House (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Sweeter than honey: Middle Tennessee community comes together at second annual honey festival (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
Cheekwood in Bloom ushers in the springtime (Story)
Mar 10, 2019
Tiny Dorm Concerts: Lucy DK (Story)
Feb 01, 2019
‘Glass’ a shattering conclusion to Shyamalan trilogy (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Pour one out for JJ’s (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Plan your week: 10/1 to 10/5 (Story)
Sep 16, 2018
Plan your week: 9/17 to 9/21 (Story)
Sep 09, 2018
Plan your week: 9/10 to 9/14 (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Music and monster trucks: Tennessee State Fair comes to Nashville (Story)