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Beloved Live On The Green music festival transitions to socially distant approach

August 9, 2020

The Nashville music festival Vandy students know and love is rebranding into the Live On My Green FM Music Festival for 2020, which means pre-recorded live performances.

Photo of the front entrance of the Blair School of Music building.

Blair School of Music students and faculty concerned about COVID-19 and the upcoming semester

August 8, 2020

Students and faculty in the Blair School of Music face unique challenges as the Vanderbilt community looks to return to an unprecedented campus environment.

GAO: How to not get kicked off campus early

GAO: How to not get kicked off campus early

August 5, 2020

Coronavirus is not an individual disease, it is a global pandemic, and the choices you make will affect everyone on campus.

(Columbia University Athletics/Mike McLaughlin)

Vanderbilt kicker Oren Milstein opts out of season amidst COVID-19 concerns

August 5, 2020

Milstein, a graduate transfer from Columbia University, is the first Vanderbilt student-athlete to opt-out of the fall season.

Southeastern Conference moves to conference-only football schedule, season to begin Sept. 26

Southeastern Conference moves to conference-only football schedule, season to begin Sept. 26

July 30, 2020

The SEC announced on Thursday that it would move to a conference-only schedule in the fall, eliminating four nonconference football games from Vanderbilt’s schedule.

Is the prestige and costs that come with the iconic Star V worth the decreased Vanderbilt-experience that remote learning will inevitably bring? (Hustler Multimedia)

NGUYEN: Why would you waste money at an elite school like Vanderbilt?

July 29, 2020

Elite college degrees provide valuable socioeconomic capital, but as colleges prepare for remote learning, the generic online experience proves to be fruitless for some.

International students can now remain in the U.S. even if Vanderbilt moves to a fully online model, according to a July 14 update from ICE. (Former Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

ICE restrictions reversed; ISSS commits to expanding support for international students

July 20, 2020

International students express relief at ICE’s decision to revoke proposed restrictions.

A screenshot of the virtual town hall featuring members of Vanderbilt administration and medical experts.

UPDATED: University hosts medical experts in virtual town hall discussing return to campus

July 18, 2020

The town hall, held at 2 p.m. CDT on July 18, featured guests including VUMC president and CEO Dr. Jeffrey Balser, VUMC Chief Diversity Officer Dr. André Churchwell and Vanderbilt Medical School Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases Dr. William Schaffner.

Sunlight streams through tree in front of Cole hall

NGUYEN: Housing uncertainty looms: Students poorly equipped with resources to cope with possible retractions of the return to campus plans

July 18, 2020

As students navigate the COVID-19 blighted fall semester, the Vanderbilt administration must make morally responsible decisions, rather than financially conservative ones, in order to ensure success for all.

Coronavirus research has been taking place at Vanderbilt Medical Center. (Hustler Multimedia/ Emily Gonçalves)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Dear Vanderbilt, commit to a free vaccine

July 15, 2020

As a leading research institution, Vanderbilt must pledge their COVID-19 research to the development of a free vaccine that is accessible to all for the sake of health equity and racial justice.

Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves, Former Multimedia Director

International students, administrators respond to ICE announcement

July 10, 2020

The university solicited stories to contribute to an amicus brief to support Harvard and MIT’s lawsuit against ICE, per Vanderbilt international students.

Chancellor Daniel Diermeier speaks with The Hustler June 30 via Zoom. (Hustler Staff/Screenshot by Immanual John Milton)

Q&A: Incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier speaks to The Hustler about his role as chancellor, student concerns

July 2, 2020

Diermeier officially took over as Vanderbilt’s ninth chancellor July 1.