The Politics of the Self in Netflix’s Queer Eye

The Politics of the Self in Netflix’s Queer Eye

In an age wrought with the irony of memes and the cynicism of, well, everything, it is nice to be comforted by the tender, human moments of culture brought to us by shows like Netflix’s Queer Eye. For those of you living under a rock, the show follows the Fab...

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Rites of Spring Controversies, Explained

Rites of Spring Controversies, Explained

Lindsay Williams contributed to the writing of this article. This story is developing. It will be updated as events unfold. As one of the most anticipated events of the year, Rites of Spring and pre-concert celebrations mark both the end of another school year and a yearning for summer break....

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¡BLAIR! brings Latin American music to Vanderbilt

¡BLAIR! brings Latin American music to Vanderbilt

This April Vanderbilt Blair School of Music will be hosting the first bilingual English-Spanish conducting symposium in the United States. ¡BLAIR!, Blair’s Latin American Initiatives and Resources, has accepted seven conductors from four different Latin American countries to participate in the Conducting Symposium. This three-day intensive experience will focus on...

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Tennessee’s BIG Problem

Tennessee’s BIG Problem

Obesity is a problem that is often raised but seldom truly appreciated for the amount of people that are affected. Especially in the Southeastern region, obesity has become a fact of society due to cultural and institutional deficiencies. The CDC has listed obesity as a national epidemic, with more than...

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Super Bowl 2019

Super Bowl 2019

The past few years have been nothing short of controversy, rule changes, and Patriots overload for the National Football League. Although kneeling has lost America’s football spotlight, residual issues remain and are now showing themselves in 2019’s Super Bowl halftime show. The league has struggled for the past few months...

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Black-and-White Perspectives: A Look At The BCC

Black-and-White Perspectives: A Look At The BCC

Adriel Bineza and Danny Harris contributed to this article. We Americans are of the firm understanding, or ought to be of the firm understanding, that politics in our country are black-and-white in a few senses of the phrase. In the first and most formal interpretation, the U.S. Constitution and our...

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CIA Compromised: Is Familiarity with Social Media the Death of Espionage and Privacy?

CIA Compromised: Is Familiarity with Social Media the Death of Espionage and Privacy?

CIA Compromised: Is Familiarity with Social Media the Death of Espionage? In 2011, Iran unearthed a ring of US spies and their handlers somewhat inexplicably. This compromised the US’s negotiating power in terms of the nuclear deal and sabotaged bleeding-edge intel about the state of Iran’s nuclear development. Last year...

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Study Finds That White Banners Hung From Frat Houses Cure Mental Illness

Study Finds That White Banners Hung From Frat Houses Cure Mental Illness

In a stunning finding from Vanderbilt Medical Center, mental illness is on its way to being cured on Vanderbilt’s campus. A team of researchers at the medical center investigated the impact of mental health initiatives being led by fraternities and sororities on Vanderbilt’s campus and found that they are wildly...

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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,...

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Hey Vanderbilt, Why Are You Always “So Busy?”

Hey Vanderbilt, Why Are You Always “So Busy?”

The Stevenson Library which had worked them down, was the library that grinds young people old; the children had ancient faces and grave voices; and upon them, and upon the grown faces, and ploughed into every furrow of age and coming up afresh, was the sigh, Busyness. It was prevalent...

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