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Justice Ginsburg's nickname, The Notorious R.B.G., was given to her by a fellow law student after the famed rapper The Notorious B.I.G. (Hustler Communications/Emery Little)

ZHAO: What we should learn from the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 27, 2020

How the “Notorious R.B.G.” set a precedent for civic engagement for futures to come.

VandyRide is Vanderbilt’s on-campus busing system. (Hustler Multimedia/Josh Rehders)

HUSSAIN: We can do better, VandyRide

September 27, 2020

VandyRide hours have been severely cut in the name of COVID-19 safety. But does it really keep us safe? Or does it cause more problems?

The American flag embodies American ideals, not skewed patriotism. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

FELLAS: President Trump’s Orwellian 1776 Commission is a threat to democracy

September 27, 2020

President Trump’s 1776 Commission aims to rewrite America’s imperialist and racist history.

Bikes sit in storage atop Kensington Garage

Campus transportation sees changes in response to the pandemic and changing student needs

September 26, 2020

Transportation options, like VandyRides on campus have made changes to their operating strategies, while others have been eliminated completely.

The Delta Tau Delta fraternity house on Greek Row. (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

KRISHNAN: Greek Life is here to stay

September 24, 2020

The Abolish Greek Life Movement has made a compelling case for the end of Greek Life, but Vanderbilt won’t abolish.

Commons Center is traditionally the hub of first-year students on Vanderbilt's campus.  (Hustler Multimedia/Chloe Postlewaite)

ABEL: Don’t cancel me for this

September 24, 2020

“Cancel culture” is not activism; when you silence debate on campus, you lose the ability to engage in conversations.

The Tennessee State Capitol is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Tennessee (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Teach me, Mr. President

September 23, 2020

One education major’s call to fight against easy answers.

 A student studies remotely, outside of the classroom. (Hustler Multimedia)

LANGFORD: Distance learning promotes accessibility and inclusivity. Here’s how.

September 22, 2020

Hypothesizing how educational changes due to social distancing requirements will positively impact colleges and universities in the future.

A sign reads “vote here” in front of campaign yard signs for Nashville’s 2018 local candidates. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

JOHNSON/TANG: Dear liberal students, please vote!

September 18, 2020

With the 2020 presidential election fast approaching, many younger liberals are deciding not to vote on the grounds that Democratic candidate Joe Biden’s policies are not much better than incumbent Donald Trump’s, yet our political system isn’t completely a bust.

A sign reads “vote here” outside of a Nashville 2019 polling location. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

NGUYEN: Your liberation will not come from voting

September 16, 2020

Voting has continually silenced young, revolutionary voices calling for freedom. If we want permanent social change, voting must eventually be abolished.

woman walking on path in sunshine in front of brick building, wilson hall

Vanderbilt back up to No. 14 spot in U.S. News College Rankings

September 13, 2020

Vanderbilt returns to No. 14 after one year at 15, tied with Brown University again for the first time since 2018.

 Kirkland Hall is home to the offices of many Vanderbilt professors.
(Hustler Multimedia/Emery Little)

FELLAS: Don’t cancel your professors with a tweet: talk first

September 13, 2020

Engaged discussion is how we learn where we truly stand.