A Statement from the Vanderbilt College Republicans

A Statement from the Vanderbilt College Republicans

Earlier this week, America spoke. Her voice resonated loudly and clearly that our next leader would not be a career politician who had built an empire of lies and left middle class Americans trodden underfoot. Our next President has promised to lead us toward the next age of American Exceptionalism...

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Mediratta: A Rallying Cry for Trump Dissenters

Mediratta: A Rallying Cry for Trump Dissenters

Vanderbilt’s campus was chilly on Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016. Few people were walking about, and those who were looked crestfallen and confused. There was not a cloud in the sky, yet the air hung heavy and thick. The results are in, and it certainly took many by surprise. What...

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Raza: Donald Trump Will Not Define America

Raza: Donald Trump Will Not Define America

To begin, the options in this election were evil and even greater evil. Hillary Clinton has never been a friend to the Muslim community, supporting warrantless wiretapping at home and the slaughter of innocent civilians abroad, as exemplified in Clinton’s support for the war in Iraq and Israel’s bombing and...

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VIDEO: Vanderbilt Students React to Election Results

The Vanderbilt Political Review interviewed students to find out what they’re thinking about the presidential election. This is what they said.

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Stories from Campus

Stories from Campus

On November 8th, the United States elected Donald Trump as its next president. VPR spent the days after talking to students and curating their reactions. We will update this page as we collect more of their stories.  Theses stories were collected by Kathleen McGean, Abigail Fournier, Bailey Bowden, Lindsay Grizzard, Naveen Krishnan, Jacqui Pittman, Benjamin...

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How Vanderbilt’s Third Party Voters Feel

How Vanderbilt’s Third Party Voters Feel

This article was written by Abigail Fournier and includes testemonies gathered by Fournier and Connor Saeman.   “For those that didn’t vote or voted third party because ‘of course she’s going to win’: she didn’t. So now you get to live with the consequences of your protest vote or your...

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A Statement from the Vanderbilt College Democrats

A Statement from the Vanderbilt College Democrats

Many of us woke up yesterday excited by the prospect of electing the first female president. But the day ended in disgust. The Democratic Party wrote history by being the first major party to nominate a female candidate for president, and we formed the most progressive platform in our history....

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