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Students tuning into U.S. Elections via Zoom on Sept. 3 were surprised by a surprise guest: Pete Buttigieig. (Hustler Multimedia / Avery Muir)

Ex-Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg makes guest appearance in U.S. Elections class

September 4, 2020

Students react to the former mayor of South Bend and 2020 presidential candidate’s visit.

SMITH: Political conversations don't always need to be arguments

SMITH: Political conversations don’t always need to be arguments

July 1, 2020

Five tips on how to engage in polite, poised and political discussion with friends and family you don't agree with.

Nashville at night.

Vanderbilt Poll reveals Tennesseans largely agree on the good condition of the economy, social concerns

December 17, 2019

Tennesseans split on impeachment, approval of representatives in D.C., how state should spend its $1 billion in unspent federal anti-poverty funds

Langford Auditorium.

Behind the decision for Belmont to host their second Presidential debate in twelve years

November 17, 2019

The neighboring university will host the final presidential debate Oct. 2020

Mock Trump vs. Bernie debate (Photo by Miquéla Thornton)

THORNTON/FRITZLER: Politicon brings contentious topics, cross-aisle engagement to Nashville

November 5, 2019

Through humor and somewhat benighted debates, the ‘Political Comic Con’ fostered discussions and offered enlightening new political stances and ideas

Former Govs. Bill Haslam and Phil Bredesen to speak on campus for Bipartisanship Week

Former Govs. Bill Haslam and Phil Bredesen to speak on campus for Bipartisanship Week

November 4, 2019

Vanderbilt College Democrats and College Republicans are coming together for their annual Bipartisanship Week with a panel between two former governors, a joint service event and a debate

Dr. Jonathan Metzl (Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University)

Q&A with author and professor Dr. Jonathan Metzl at Politicon

November 4, 2019

The Vanderbilt Hustler sat down with Dr. Jonathan Metzl, Vanderbilt professor and author, following his appearances at October's Politicon convention

Pulitzer Prize-Winning historian Doris Kearn Goodwin on stage at Langford Auditorium with fellow Pulitzer Prize-Winning historian and Vanderbilt professor Jon Meacham on Nov. 3, 2019 (Photo by Emily Gonçalves)

Historian Doris Kearn Goodwin speaks for Chancellor Lecture Series

November 3, 2019

In a visit to Vanderbilt for the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, Goodwin talked leadership and politics with Professor Jon Meacham.

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‘The Coachella of Politics’: Q&A with Simon Sidi, founder of Politicon

October 25, 2019

The Hustler talks with the founder of the “Political Comic Con,” coming to Nashville Oct. 26-27

The Hustler On Record 01: Impeachment

October 3, 2019

The Hustler On Record brings together students from across campus to talk about issues that matter

The US Supreme Court concluded that the dismantlement of DACA  was unconstitutional.

Vanderbilt students help blaze campaign trails for 2019 Nashville mayoral election

September 8, 2019

While some students spent their summers completing internships or working on research to further their ac...

Election Day: November 6, 2018 in Clarksville, TN (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Vanderbilt Poll statewide results show growing party-line support for politicians alongside bipartisan support for other issues

June 6, 2019

The statewide results for the most recent Vanderbilt University Poll were released June 6, showing increasing levels of partisanship among Tenne...