The Vanderbilt Hustler

The Vanderbilt Recording Studio in Sarratt (Hustler Multimedia/Elle Choi)

Vanderbilt Recording Studio perseveres and supports its students despite COVID-19

October 29, 2020

Hannah Grewal, director of the Vanderbilt Recording Studio, sheds insight on this semester's restrictions to the organization as well as how they’ve responded.

Sign located outside the Vanderbilt Medical Center, photographed on Oct. 16, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hallie Williams)

World’s first dual heart-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient performed at VUMC

October 27, 2020

The heart and lungs for the transplant came from a Hepatitis C-positive donor and the transplant was performed on Sept. 24.

Image of trees and Kirkland Hall from above

Vanderbilt reports 100 COVID-19 cases, highest weekly case count

October 26, 2020

The university had an overall test positivity rate of 1.54 percent from Oct. 19 to Oct. 25.

signage outside of COVID-19 testing center

Recreation & Wellness Center continues to offer outdoor group fitness classes

October 24, 2020

Students have ventured off campus to access indoor workout equipment in a move that concerns some members of the Vanderbilt community.

Masked statues are among many visual displays on campus that remind us to “Anchor Down, Step Up.” (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Wente sends campus-wide email asking students to ‘stop the spread’

October 23, 2020

The Oct. 23 email follows a steadily increasing on-campus positivity rate, with the week of Oct. 12-18 having the highest yet at 0.67 percent.

Eskind Biomedical Library as photographed on August 29, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Truman McDaniel)

Fall semester undergraduate mandatory surveillance testing to end Nov. 10

October 19, 2020

The final day of mandatory asymptomatic surveillance testing for undergraduate students will be Nov. 10, per an email from the university.

Ken Seals prepares to snap the ball in a 41-7 loss to LSU on Oct. 3, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Vanderbilt football returns to the practice field with less than 53 scholarship players available

October 14, 2020

Vanderbilt’s 41-7 loss to South Carolina last week came with unexpected absences of multiple key players including Ja’Veon Marlow, Donovan Kaufman and Dashaun Jerkins.

A student studies remotely

Student-started petition calling for mental health day gains traction

October 11, 2020

The lack of a fall break leads over 1,500 students to sign a petition calling for a mental health day.

Boredom is a necessity that the pandemic has given to us. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

FLOYD: It’s not all bad…

October 9, 2020

Rather than drowning ourselves in thoughts of all that COVID-19 has taken from us, a time to reflect is important in order to consider what it has given as well.

Vanderbilt's COVID-19 dashboard rating

Comparing Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 dashboard to peer universities

October 9, 2020

While most schools publish COVID-19 testing results publicly for the sake of transparency, there are differences between institutions in the kind of data they choose to include or omit.

Student Health Center

A look into Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 dashboard

October 7, 2020

The dashboard is a tool that the school uses to keep the Vanderbilt community informed of the trend of positive cases on-campus.

Vanderbilt administrators are located in Kirkland Hall. (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

Vanderbilt announces Spring 2021 semester dates, spring break canceled

October 7, 2020

The university announced in an Oct. 7 message to the community the plans for the Spring semester.