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The Queens at Play Dance Bar reign despite the pandemic

The Queens at Play Dance Bar reign despite the pandemic

September 20, 2020

The beloved nightlife venue reopened for the first time at limited capacity Sept. 19 since its mid-March closure. Drag performers and other Play staff shared the effects of pandemic restrictions on business and the Nashville gay community.

Trader Joe's is offering a wide variety of fall-themed items for their customers to purchase (Natalie Vitols)

Fall has arrived at Trader Joe’s: are you ready for the pumpkin spice?

September 19, 2020

Fall foods have taken over Trader Joe’s grocery stores. We reviewed some of the most exciting seasonal items.

Revelator Coffee on 21st Avenue S. in Hillsboro.(Hustler Multimedia/Samuel Blum)

Revelator Coffee Co. permanently closes Hillsboro Village location

September 16, 2020

The popular coffee shop has abruptly closed its doors after 5 years of service in Nashville.

The Love Bus burger, brought to campus by a VSG and Campus Dining intiative.

In love with The Love Bus: campus food truck review

September 9, 2020

Vandy Campus Dining’s newest initiative, the food truck campaign, is finally underway. Here’s our take on the first of these trucks: The Love Bus.

The Belcourt Theatre in Hillsboro.

The Belcourt offers a unique theatrical experience with drive-in screenings

September 5, 2020

The local theatre transforms its parking lot into a makeshift moviegoer's paradise.

Migas dish at Ruby Sunshine.

Hillsboro’s home away from home: Ruby Sunshine

August 31, 2020

Ruby Sunshine boasts a menu chock-full of tasty comfort food that’ll almost feel homemade.

10 new restaurants added to Taste of Nashville this Fall

10 new restaurants added to Taste of Nashville this Fall

August 27, 2020

With pushback from students regarding on-campus dining availability, Vanderbilt has added a swath of new, local restaurants to the Taste of Nashville program.

Aug. 12, outside of the parking lot of the Capitol where members of legislature left after discussing HB/SB 8004 and 8005. Photo by Riko Lee

Plaza Perspectives: ‘Just do the right thing.’

August 23, 2020

Through providing free meals to Nashville’s houseless community, demanding justice for sexual misconduct, standing for Tennessean’s first amendment rights and uplifting black voices, the Vanderbilt students who stand with the People’s Plaza look to prove that they’re “more than just kids trying to remove KKK statues.”

Photo courtesy People's Plaza TN.

Don’t lose your voice this school year: social justice actions to take and events to attend

August 22, 2020

During Syllabus Week, there are a number of ways to show you care about your Nashville community through social action and community building.

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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.

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.

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

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

June 21, 2020

Fashionable face mask ideas for everyday use on campus.