Tobacco’s New Frontier: The Rise of E-Cigarettes on College Campuses

Tobacco’s New Frontier: The Rise of E-Cigarettes on College Campuses

Last year, the mumps. This year, the JUUL. Vanderbilt’s latest epidemic is not a viral infection, but a slim rectangular box resembling a USB drive. Throughout campus, from Central Library to Greek houses, students can be seen smoking through JUUL e-cigarette devices. Designed in 2015 by Stanford graduate students James...

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Why Tennessee’s Regressive Tax Code is a Major Source of Socioeconomic Inequality

Why Tennessee’s Regressive Tax Code is a Major Source of Socioeconomic Inequality

With much of the current political discussion at the national level being centered around income tax reform amidst the recently passed Republican plan, it is useful to examine how Tennessee has fared running a government with one of the most regressive income tax codes in America. The federal and most...

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