George H.W. Bush, 41st President and War Hero, Dies at 94

George H.W. Bush, 41st President and War Hero, Dies at 94

George H.W. Bush, former president and lifelong public servant, who went from being the youngest fighter pilot in World War II to leading the country through the end of the Cold War, died late Friday night at the age of 94. Bush, who was the longest living president in American...

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OPINION: In Defense of Trump

OPINION: In Defense of Trump

In approaching the end of any president’s first year in office, it is customary to look back and evaluate the accomplishments of what is traditionally the most productive year of their term–especially with unified party control of the federal government. President Obama’s first year in office saw the passage of...

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America, Don’t Expect Much Until 2020

America, Don’t Expect Much Until 2020

Since the inauguration of the 45th president, there has been nothing but dysfunction and ensuing controversy in Washington, D.C. Not much hope remains for our federal government until the elections of 2020 come around. We needn’t repeat all the flagrant abuses of power that Donald J. Trump has committed since...

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What Does The VSG President Do?

What Does The VSG President Do?

Many Vanderbilt students have thought in passing, “What does the VSG President even do? Why does it matter who we elect?” Few people outside of Vanderbilt Student Government know details of the organization and its true purpose on Vanderbilt’s campus.   Ariana Fowler is a senior from the suburbs of...

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How Kanye West Can Win in 2020

How Kanye West Can Win in 2020

And yes, as you probably could’ve guessed by this moment, this article is about how Kanye West could become president in 2020.  For those who don’t know, Kanye, a rapper equally famous for his raps as for his public outbursts, has announced his candidacy for 2020.  Call it a publicity stunt...

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Learning from History, Looking Forward

On a day filled with symbolism and optimism for the future, President Barack Obama’s inaugural address set a progressive tone for his second term.  For the second time ever, the Presidential Inauguration fell on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a coincidence made even more significant with the reelection of America’s...

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