The Vanderbilt Hustler

Students sit on lawn outside of Calhoun Hall.

Student-led initiative to rename Calhoun Hall hosts open Zoom discussion

July 7, 2020

The online conference, held on July 6, was made open to Vanderbilt’s student body and aimed to discuss goals and strategies for renaming the building.

ALAS hosts

International students partner with MLC and VSG to present demands to Dean Bandas, ISSS

July 2, 2020

Preliminary data from student-led surveys reveal disparity in opinion between domestic and international students on Vanderbilt’s Fall 2020 Plan.

Asian American Student Association and Black Student Association joint statement, Vanderbilt Student Government statement and Association for Latin American Students statements pulled from Instagrams. Black text on white backgrounds with organization logos.

University, faculty and over 40 student groups provide statements of solidarity following the death of George Floyd

June 3, 2020

The Vanderbilt community responds to the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN and ensuing protests in Nashville and across the country.

6FT Closer is working with SEC schools to make thank you videos for essential workers. (6FT Closer/Screenshot by Immanual John Milton)

Vanderbilt to participate in SEC competition creating videos to thank essential workers

May 25, 2020

VSG helps coordinate ‘SEC Gratitude Challenge’ with the conference’s student governments. Challenge will take place from today until Friday.

Vanderbilt campus.

Federal coronavirus grant gives an additional $1,100 to ‘students most in need’

April 16, 2020

Interim Chancellor Susan Wente announced the allocation of CARES Act funds to students on federal financial aid in a VSG Senate meeting on April 15.

Veer Shah and Shun Ahmed high five on campus

Veer Shah and Shun Ahmed win VSG Presidential and Vice Presidential positions for the 2020-2021 school year

March 25, 2020

The “Let’s Keep Going” ticket won with 85.36 percent of the votes.

The application to receive funds opens today and students can expect adjustments in their accounts on or before April 15, 2020. Photo courtesy Claire Barnett

Vanderbilt announces room and board refunds; university invests $1 million in new Student Hardship Fund

March 20, 2020

The email sent to Vanderbilt undergraduate students also said that the university would continue to pay staff as normal through the end of the semester.

Snowy part of campus

VSG Senate passes resolution requesting Vanderbilt reimburse undergraduates for housing and meal plans

March 19, 2020

The bill calls for pro rata reallocation of “reasonable and appropriate portions” of the meal plan fee, housing fee, student service fee and residential college experience fee.

Meet the four tickets for VSG President and Vice President

March 15, 2020

Each platform will digitally campaign for a week beginning at 8 a.m. March 16.

Vanderbilt's campus as viewed from above

VSG elections pushed back one week due to coronavirus developments

March 11, 2020

All campaigning activities will resume Monday at 8 a.m; the main campus debate and the MLC caucus are both canceled.

Exciting new food options will be parked behind Buttrick Mar. 10

VSG brings food trucks to Buttrick

March 8, 2020

Campus Dining and VSG are working together to allow food truck vendors to park outside of Buttrick Hall twice a week starting Mar. 10

One of the rooms in the Stevenson Center greenhouse with succulents, hanging plants, and light

VSG forms investigative committee to look into A&S decision-making

February 7, 2020

Spurred by administration’s removal of the Stevenson Center greenhouse, four VSG Senators sponsored a bill to learn more about how administration makes decisions.