The Vanderbilt Hustler

As Vanderbilt prepares for both online and in-person classes in the fall, the voices of many faculty, from tenured professors in Stevenson to grad instructors in Wilson, have been sidelined. (Hustler Multimedia / Emily Gonçalves)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Risky for no reason? Faculty demand answers

August 21, 2020

Vanderbilt’s leadership has jeopardized our community’s safety by prioritizing in-person classes while ignoring faculty concerns.

E. Bronson Ingram is a Residential College located on Vanderbilt's main campus.

GUEST EDITORIAL: 10 days is not enough time for international students to make a decision about the fall semester

June 22, 2020

In a situation where we needed the university’s support the most, Vanderbilt administration has disregarded international students’ concerns and uncertainties.

Kissam Center, a hub for Warren and Moore College, is located on Main Campus.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Vanderbilt has made it clear: incoming transfers are not worthy of the Vandy experience

June 21, 2020

Vanderbilt disregards the incoming transfer class via mandatory off-campus measures, potentially tarnishing the on-campus experience only preserved for first-year students.

Buttrick Hall houses a number of A&S departments and a graduate student floor, serving as one of many staple academic spaces on campus.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Pandemic reveals Vanderbilt’s ongoing failure to support graduate workers

June 7, 2020

Vanderbilt has the money to support graduate workers during COVID-19 despite claims otherwise.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Vanderbilt declares support for equality, yet honors a white supremacist

GUEST EDITORIAL: Vanderbilt declares support for equality, yet honors a white supremacist

June 7, 2020

Vanderbilt should remove the title of Professor Emerita from “ethnic separatist” Virginia Abernethy.

This photo, from the change.org petition to hold Vanderbilt accountable for racial justice, was designed by rising junior Shivani Sharma, one of over thirty collaborators that developed the petition. This image was circulated with the petition, which was posted to change.org on June 3. (Screenshot from Hold Vanderbilt Accountable for Racial Justice petition on change.org/Jessica Barker)

Students and alumni create petitions calling for further action from Vanderbilt administration regarding racial justice

June 5, 2020

Petitions calling for Professor Emerita Virginia Abernethy’s title to be removed, Vanderbilt to be more accountable for racial justice were created by current and former Vanderbilt students in the past week.