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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Neglected Tropical Diseases

Neglected Tropical Diseases

This essay, authored by Michael Zoorob ’16, appeared in the Fall 2013 print issue. Almost all of the most impoverished billion human beings suffer from at least one infectious disease. A cluster of thirty diseases – collectively known as neglected tropical diseases – afflicts 1.4 billion people, more than one-sixth...

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Full Faith and Credit

Full Faith and Credit

This essay, authored by Cade Baxter ’16, appeared in the Fall 2013 Print Issue. This fall, America came within hours of hitting its debt limit, which would have resulted in an unprecedented default on American debt service payments. It is unclear what the specific repercussions of a default would be,...

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