In The Wake Of Kavanaugh Hearing, Anita Hill Visits Campus With A Message Of Justice And Empowerment

In The Wake Of Kavanaugh Hearing, Anita Hill Visits Campus With A Message Of Justice And Empowerment

After the growth of the #MeToo movement caused a mass reflection on how many men in positions of power continue to act inappropriately around women, the events of Clarence Thomas’ 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearing gained a newfound relevance. Thomas’ hearing was defined by the sexual misconduct allegations levelled against...

Read more
Progress on the Agenda at K.C. Potter Center Anniversary

Progress on the Agenda at K.C. Potter Center Anniversary

This past Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of Vanderbilt’s K.C. Potter Center, which houses the Office of LGBTQI Life on campus. The building is named for K.C. Potter, who as Dean of Residential Affairs drastically improved Vanderbilt’s inclusivity towards LGBTQI students. This included allowing Lambda, Vanderbilt’s undergraduate LGBTQI club, to...

Read more
Med School Myth: Practicing Abroad

Med School Myth: Practicing Abroad

“You are not useful until you have been trained,” states an article in the International Urogynecology Journal, which discusses urogynecology medical volunteerism by doctors. Even fully licensed doctors trained in the United States can do harm when conducting procedures in other countries. Different health problems exist in foreign countries that...

Read more
Gift of Life Mega-Drive Is a Success

Gift of Life Mega-Drive Is a Success

Last week, volunteers at Vanderbilt helped lead a mega-drive for Gift of Life, one of the world’s leading bone marrow and stem cell registries. Gift of Life finds healthy donors for patients battling blood disorders in need of a life saving match through registering people around the country to increase...

Read more
OPINION: Your Vote Matters. Period.

OPINION: Your Vote Matters. Period.

As today marks the final day to register to vote in Tennessee, voter engagement and voter registration volunteers are popping up across campus. With clipboards and tablets in hand, these moderately irritating champions of civic engagement interrupt your brisk walks to class by yelling, sometimes forcefully, “Are you registered to...

Read more
Foreign Policy Organization Invades Campus

Foreign Policy Organization Invades Campus

On Tuesday, October 9 at 7 pm, The Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) will be hosting its first event titled: “What is the United States’ Role in the World?” George Mason University professor Colin Dueck will debate Vanderbilt professor Katherine Carroll. The event will have Chick-fil-A and counts for GME: Faculty...

Read more
Sexual assault myths and misconceptions in the #MeToo era

Sexual assault myths and misconceptions in the #MeToo era

One year ago today, actress Ashley Judd sparked a national conversation about sexual assault and harassment with her allegations in the New York Times that powerful movie producer Harvey Weinstein had sexually harassed her and harmed her career. Since then, many powerful alleged abusers, including Kevin Spacey, Roy Price, Larry...

Read more
OPINION: Integrating School and Spirituality

OPINION: Integrating School and Spirituality

Many millennials seem to share the misconception that all religion is simply a set of rules one must follow in order to appease a powerful overlord or face punishment for a lapse in morality — and thus fail to see the value in following an organized religion. In any event,...

Read more
Leaked Images Reveal Vanderbilt Speakers Committee Brainstorming

Leaked Images Reveal Vanderbilt Speakers Committee Brainstorming

It was a quiet and cool Sunday evening at Vanderbilt University, and the Vanderbilt Political Review (VPR) was having an executive board meeting in Kissam C216. In the minutes leading up to 8:00pm, VPR exec members filed into this large and lavish lecture hall armed with our laptops and Nalgene...

Read more
Retired Colonel John Agoglia shares perspective as military planner during 9/11

Retired Colonel John Agoglia shares perspective as military planner during 9/11

(Photo Credit: PKSOI, Stability Operations) In memory of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the Vanderbilt Programming Board hosted retired Colonel John Agoglia who spoke about his military experience with the topic “Planning the U.S. Response to 9/11.” Agoglia was a military planner based at Central Command in Tampa,...

Read more