The Vanderbilt Hustler

Commencement ceremony held on Alumni lawn. (Former Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Class of 2020 reacts to the university’s announced dates for their commencement celebrations

May 29, 2020

The rescheduled in-person commencement will take place May 1-2, 2021—earlier than previously suggested by the university.

Saratt Student Center. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

The Hustler sits down with the 2020 Founder’s Medalists

May 19, 2020

Named after Cornelius Vanderbilt, the award is given to one student graduating from each of Vanderbilt’s ten schools and colleges.

Students gather for commencement May 2019.

Class of 2020 celebrates Commencement online

May 8, 2020

In lieu of in-person celebrations, Vanderbilt held a week-long celebration of the Class of 2020 with a log of videos and messages to highlight the graduates’ achievements.

The Hustler editorial board at Hustler Thanksgiving.

Saying goodbye to our seniors

April 30, 2020

The Hustler staff curated a highlight reel of farewells to our seniors to celebrate the accomplishments and relationships they’ve built through Vanderbilt student media throughout their time on campus.

Taken at Class of 2019 graduation.

Farewell from afar: contribute to this year’s virtual graduation send-off

April 16, 2020

Vanderbilt graduation committee celebrates the Class of 2020 with a virtual farewell video in lieu of a traditional ceremony.

Photo from Vanderbilt's Facebook

GUEST EDITORIAL: Seniors—Finding Closure Among the Chaos

March 26, 2020

When looking back on college, remember that sometimes our smallest moments were the most significant.