The Vanderbilt Hustler

During non-pandemic times, Commons Dining Hall is where many first-years dine. (Hustler Multimedia/Chloe Postlewaite)

HUSSAIN: Shut up and eat your food

October 14, 2020

Vanderbilt students have been causing an uproar about dining hall meals. But amidst a global pandemic, can we really expect better?

Nicholas S. Zeppos College Dining Hall

Dining halls switch to compostable silverware; vegan and vegetarian students reflect on Fall 2020 dining changes

October 2, 2020

COVID-19 precautions limit sustainability efforts, dietary preference options in dining halls.

Rand Dining Center has locked down, and a flyer has been posted on an entrance door to notify students of its closure. (Hustler Staff/Jonathan Liu)

Rand Dining Center temporarily closed after positive COVID-19 test

September 25, 2020

The dining center is scheduled to reopen for brunch on Saturday, Sept. 26, following deep cleaning and sanitization.

Buns on the Run food truck

UPDATED: Tortellini Tuesday sells out before 4:30 p.m.; Local Java’s hours reduced

September 20, 2020

Campus Dining announced five changes to menu and location options over Instagram this week.

Commodore Card reader

Commodore Card now accessible through Apple Wallet

September 11, 2020

Resulting from a VSG initiative, Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff who use Apple products now can access their Commodore Card remotely via Apple Wallet.

Nicholas S. Zeppos College Dining Hall

Work study during the pandemic: Campus Dining not hiring students, student reactions and more

September 10, 2020

Campus Dining stated that their service model this semester “does not require the use of student employees.”

Plants in one of the Vanderbilt Greenhouses, which were permanently terminated last school year.

GUEST EDITORIAL: On the closure of the outdoor recreation center

June 29, 2020

Vanderbilt’s promise of future sustainability does not compensate for its current environmental failings.

The virtual town hall featured messages and announcements from Diermeier, Wente and Kopstain, and then closed with a Q&A open to viewers. Screenshot taken from Vanderbilt's Youtube page. (Hustler Staff/Screenshot by Logan Cromeens)

Diermeier, Wente and Kopstain host “Next Steps for Return to Campus” virtual town hall

June 18, 2020

The town hall, held on the evening of June 17, covered a wide range of topics including the specifics of safety protocol, contingency plans as well as the collective responsibility of everyone still residing on and returning to campus.

Rand Hall. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Campus Dining set to end Rand walk-ins June 8

June 9, 2020

Per a June 1 Instagram announcement, Campus Dining said they will no longer offer walk-in services at Rand and will instead exclusively utilize online delivery services to those still on campus.

Exciting new food options will be parked behind Buttrick Mar. 10

VSG brings food trucks to Buttrick

March 8, 2020

Campus Dining and VSG are working together to allow food truck vendors to park outside of Buttrick Hall twice a week starting Mar. 10

Students can now share immediate feedback with Campus Dining via the new 'Text and Tell' initiative.

Campus Dining launches two new student-facing initiatives: ‘Text and Tell’ and ‘Get Well Meals’

February 13, 2020

The Get Well Meals was spurred out of a concern for student health and well-being, according to Director of Campus Dining Business Services Operations Sean Carroll.

Commons Dining Hall on Peabody Campus.

Q&A with Vanderbilt’s new dietician, Emily Suttle

February 4, 2020

Suttle joined Vanderbilt this year and is available for appointments at [email protected]