The Vanderbilt Hustler

The class of 2023 participated in a traditional Founder’s Walk, as they explored campus with their new friends and were welcomed by student organizations. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

FELLAS: Class of 2024, COVID presents an opportunity to forge our own traditions

September 4, 2020

First-years can’t have a traditional Vanderbilt experience, so instead we should create our own.

The Ingram Scholarship is awarded each year to seven to ten incoming Vanderbilt first-years who exemplify the values of character, service, leadership and giving. (Hustler Staff/Emma Mattson)

Class of 2024 Ingram Scholars reflect on quarantine, service and Fall 2020 plans

July 1, 2020

The Hustler sat down with this year’s ten Ingram Scholars to hear what they’ve been up to during quarantine and their hopes for the future.

The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons serves as a home for all incoming first-year students, but life will look different here than it did in the past.

Incoming first-years scramble in reaction to Vanderbilt’s Return to Campus plan

June 18, 2020

Students from the incoming Class of 2024 react to the fall 2020 plan and what it means for their first semester on campus.

THORNTON: Acceptance doesn’t fall into the roommate assignment algorithm, but prejudice can fall through it

THORNTON: Acceptance doesn’t fall into the roommate assignment algorithm, but prejudice can fall through it

March 8, 2020

Fully university-matched first-year housing puts the safety and comfort of marginalized students at risk in the name of diversity.