Vanderbilt Students Campaigning: A Closer Look at Politics Outside the Bubble

Vanderbilt Students Campaigning: A Closer Look at Politics Outside the Bubble

This past Friday, I spent a chilly afternoon knocking on doors in a Southeast Nashville neighborhood. With a clipboard in one arm, and a stack of pamphlets in the other, I practiced my speech on the sidewalk. Hello, My name is Katie, and I’m canvassing for Democratic candidates in Tennessee....

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OPINION: Steering Clear of Politics After A Massacre Isn’t Polite — It’s Irresponsible

OPINION: Steering Clear of Politics After A Massacre Isn’t Polite — It’s Irresponsible

The past few years in country have been irreversibly marked by a spate of the nation’s deadliest mass shootings. As each mass shooting devastates the nation with its enormous losses, a period of national mourning follows as individuals from all backgrounds and both sides of the political aisle offer their...

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OPINION: Football’s Woman Problem and How Vanderbilt is Contributing to it

OPINION: Football’s Woman Problem and How Vanderbilt is Contributing to it

My dad is an avid sports fan. If I make it to one game in an entire semester, it’s a miracle, but I can always expect score updates from him to keep me in the loop. Even from afar, I always get really into it. Not for the “beauty of...

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