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Vandy Corona Police Instagram page. Screenshot by Eva Pace

Vandy Corona Police: a necessary agent or unreasonably cruel?

September 8, 2020

Students’ reactions to the private Instagram account featuring anonymous submissions of students violating social distancing protocols on Vanderbilt’s campus.

Protestors conclude the Black Lives Matter march at the Tennessee State Capital as one protestor memorializes the event with a selfie. (Hustler Multimedia/Krista Panageas)

THORNTON: I hope this article gets me some “woke cred”

July 25, 2020

Only when conditional advocacy is no longer an inexorable side-effect of “wokeness,” will the word embody what it meant to begin with.

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.

An image from an anti-racism and police brutality rally Jun. 3 in Washington D.C. Photo by Sarah Kohn

A breakdown of the anti-racism Instagram stories on your feed

June 3, 2020

Social media has an unprecedented role in the fight against police brutality and racial injustice in the United States. To help you better distinguish the movements circulating on your feed, the Life section has broken down each of these popular Instagram posts and the messages they’re spreading.

LANGFORD: The dichotomy of social media in modern-day activism

LANGFORD: The dichotomy of social media in modern-day activism

February 21, 2020

The good, the bad and the ugly of a democratized forum for unregulated free speech.

Julia Weiss and Jess Hart, the duo behind @noshville.

@nosh_ville: The people behind your Insta food feed

October 7, 2019

For juniors Julia Weiss and Jess Hart, “Insta eats first” is more than a saying-- it’s a lifest...