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A personalized VandyTab homepage, as designed by Nishant Badal ('16). (Screenshot by Eva Pace)

The 3 Vanderbilt Google Chrome extensions you need on your toolbar this semester

August 9, 2020

Vanderbilt’s talented student body doesn’t limit their tasks to ordinary schoolwork; students and alumni have applied their technical expertise to the independent creation of Google Chrome extensions that help both themselves and their peers.

(Universal Music Group/Beth Garrabrant)

Taylor Swift releases quasi-alternative album “folklore”

July 25, 2020

Pop star Taylor Swift surprises fans with the release of her new album, “folklore,” an emotional tour de force that deviates from her traditional sound.

Students gather at the September 2019 Vanderbilt Research Fair to share what they learned through Vanderbilt University's Summer Research Program (VUSRP). Similar in-person events will come with plenty more restrictions in the fall as per the university's July 17 update on

On-campus organizations lay groundwork for fall meetings following ‘gathering’ restrictions

July 20, 2020

In response to Vanderbilt’s recent statement regarding limitations on meetings and gatherings for the Fall semester, organizations on campus are preparing for the “new normal”

Students turn to Abolish Greek Life, Dear PWI and The Vanderbilt Journal to voice experiences of exclusivity on campus

Students turn to Abolish Greek Life, Dear PWI and The Vanderbilt Journal to voice experiences of exclusivity on campus

July 20, 2020

In efforts to create discussion for social change on Vanderbilt’s campus and beyond, students use Instagram as a platform to share harmful experiences.

(Screenshot by Andrew Kolondra Jr.)

Unfold a brilliantly handcrafted adventure in ‘Paper Mario: The Origami King’

July 20, 2020

After two weak entries in Nintendo’s charming RPG spinoff series, the latest installment—featuring a host of playful new characters, immersive locations and puzzling battle mechanics—makes the cut.

The Chi Omega sorority house on Greek Row.

Greek leaders take a critical look at chapter-ranking website, Greekrank

July 11, 2020

The fate of Greek life on our campus is unknown, but leaders have found culprits like Greekrank to be partially at fault for the negativity surrounding the national social organizations.

BMO saddles up for a hero's quest in

BMO saddles up for a hero’s quest in “Adventure Time: Distant Lands”

June 30, 2020

Return to the “Land of Ooo” and beyond with the first charming and imaginative episode of the HBO Max exclusive series “Adventure Time: Distant Lands”—featuring BMO, of course.

Photo courtesy Valerie Kraft

The ‘Dank New Rand Memes’ jackpot: fall semester

June 22, 2020

Many students took to the “Dank New Rand Memes” Facebook group to give their opinion on the announcement regarding fall semester protocol.

Trendy face masks are the newest way to flaunt your style. Screenshot from mykitsch.com

Face masks— the trendy way to make a statement on campus

June 21, 2020

Fashionable face mask ideas for everyday use on campus.

Matt Hogan and Ben Hansen are just two of the players who have been active on TikTok. Screenshot from TikTok desktop.

Vandy Boys are hitting it out of the park… on TikTok

June 19, 2020

Rising junior Matt Hogan and incoming first-year Ben Hansen have acquired thousands of followers and views on the platform.

A clip of Chris Mann's

Blair graduate Chris Mann helps us answer the question: what does quarantine sound like?

May 29, 2020

Chris Mann (‘04) has transformed his talent as a classical vocalist into that of a Youtube parody star, redefining his career and bringing unity to his viewers.

HBO Max hits the ground running, and here’s what to watch

HBO Max hits the ground running, and here’s what to watch

May 27, 2020

A new contender joins the streaming wars—HBO Max. With an impressive collection of classic movies, sitcoms and animated series, the new streaming service might actually stand a chance against industry titan Netflix.