Sexual Assault at Vanderbilt: Part 2 – An Overview of Vanderbilt’s Resource

Sexual Assault at Vanderbilt: Part 2 – An Overview of Vanderbilt’s Resource

This is the second part of VPR’s investigation of Vanderbilt’s handling of sexual assault (for Part One, click here). In this segment, VPR contributors assess how Vanderbilt’s network of sexual assault resources serves students in different ways. Naveen Krishnan, Lindsay Grizzard, and Ben Lackner contributed to this article.  When the average adult thinks of...

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Sexual Assault at Vanderbilt: Part 1 – A Student’s Account

Sexual Assault at Vanderbilt: Part 1 – A Student’s Account

This is the first part of VPR’s investigation into Vanderbilt’s handling of sexual assault policy. A VPR contributor sat down with a Vanderbilt student, who wishes to remain anonymous to maintain privacy, to discuss his experience with sexual assault.    Q: “What was your experience with sexual assault?” A: “It’s been nearly nine months...

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Recap: VCD Women in Politics Panel

Recap: VCD Women in Politics Panel

On Wednesday evening, students filled a Kissam Center classroom to discuss the role of women in American politics. The panel, hosted by the Vanderbilt College Democrats, included Vanderbilt Political Science professors Carrie Russell and Amanda Clayton, Metro Councilwoman Jacobia Dowell (District 32), Metro Councilwoman Karen Johnson (District 29), and Kristal...

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OPINION: Don’t Donate To Vanderbilt

OPINION: Don’t Donate To Vanderbilt

The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of its author and not those of the Vanderbilt Political Review or Vanderbilt University.  No, not because they changed the sizes of the cups or because they took away the third side from the Rand Bowl. According to the Chronicle of...

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A Chancellor Emboldened by DACA: Vanderbilt’s Subtle Shift on Trump

A Chancellor Emboldened by DACA: Vanderbilt’s Subtle Shift on Trump

Naveen Krishnan, Sydney Silberman, and Simon Silverberg all contributed to this article. Zeppos’ Subtle Shift on Trump Earlier today, Nicholas S. Zeppos, Vanderbilt’s Chancellor, issued a response to Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for DACA. The statement – unusually brief and direct for Zeppos, whose press releases are...

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SPOTLIGHT: Ben Lackner

SPOTLIGHT: Ben Lackner

As a rising sophomore in Vanderbilt’s Political Review, Ben Lackner has outpaced even his own expectations while working as an intern for Buffalo’s mayor, Byron Brown. As Brown seeks his fourth term as the city’s first African-American mayor, Lackner is responsible for the re-election campaign’s social media presence—a growing role...

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SPOTLIGHT: VPR’s Alejandro Monzon

SPOTLIGHT: VPR’s Alejandro Monzon

Alejandro Monzon is a Sophomore interning in Chicago, Illinois at both Senator Dick Durbin’s office and Citizens for Rauner, Inc. Alejandro is a writer and senior editor for VPR, a member of a the Undergraduate Political Science Association, and a writer for The Hustler. He is majoring in public policy...

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Vanderbilt College Democrats Statement on The American Health Care Act

Vanderbilt College Democrats Statement on The American Health Care Act

The following is a statement from the Vanderbilt College Democrats, provided to VPR by VCD’s core members. The opinions expressed here are solely those of the organization. Despite being named The American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Republican Party’s latest attempt to repeal and replace President Obama’s popular Affordable Care Act...

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Matt Colleran: Conservative Crusader

Matt Colleran: Conservative Crusader

Disclaimer:  Matt Colleran’s opinions are his own and he does not speak on behalf of any organizations he is a part of. Those who follow the dramatic happenings of Dank New Rand Memes will recognize Matt Colleran, who was recently thrown out of the group. The incident occurred on the...

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Vanderbilt Students Launch Week-Long Fast in Protest of Wendy’s

Vanderbilt Students Launch Week-Long Fast in Protest of Wendy’s

A group of Vanderbilt students are fasting this week as part of a nation-wide protest against fast food chain Wendy’s over alleged worker’s rights violations. The students, totaling twelve in all, started fasting on April 18th and plan to continue fasting until April 25th. The fast will culminate in a...

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