Is the Vanderbilt Meal Plan Worth It?

Is the Vanderbilt Meal Plan Worth It?

For the past decade, Vanderbilt Campus Dining has been winning awards at an impressive rate, achieving a top 15 ranking for best college food every year since 2013. With 24 different locations on campus for students to get a meal anytime during the school year. Vanderbilt Campus Dining offers a wide...

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Why It’s Time to Resist Wall Street and Embrace National Service

Why It’s Time to Resist Wall Street and Embrace National Service

Ask Vanderbilt students their post-graduation plans and you will typically receive a response consisting of consulting, banking, or engineering. You are far less likely to encounter students who plan to volunteer, teach, or join the public and foreign service after leaving school. This is hardly unique to Vanderbilt; top schools around...

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The Future of Left Wing Populism

The Future of Left Wing Populism

No one can reminisce on the most recent Democratic presidential primary race without recalling Bernie Sanders’ repeated cries about the “millionaires and billionaires” who hold all the power and money in America – those who represent the economic inequality that Sanders and his loyalists detest. Yet, Bernie Sanders is only...

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What The Minimum Wage Means to America, Pt I

What The Minimum Wage Means to America, Pt I

In the days before the 2014 State of the Union, the internet exploded with speculation over what Obama would cover in his address. One hot button topic was the expected use of executive orders to further his agenda, especially with regards to minimum wage. Obama did not disappoint, announcing he...

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The Right Decision vs. The Right Decision

The Right Decision vs. The Right Decision

David M. Walker, the Comptroller General of the United States from 1998 to 2008, stopped by campus this week to talk about the U.S. debt. His talk follows on the tails of The Can Kick Back’s college tour. TCKB, an organization formed by millennials with a focus on tackling the...

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Stop the SNAP Judgements

Stop the SNAP Judgements

It started with the election debates, disappeared for a few months, and now it’s back: the argument over the future of SNAP has resumed. This past Thursday, the Republican led House voted to cut food stamps. The vote split cleanly among party lines and drew outrage from Democrats in the...

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