Vanderbilt Political Review

Vanderbilt Baseball Declines White House Visit
Gay and Trans Rights Tested in the Supreme Court

December 4, 2019

The conclusion of these cases will fundamentally challenge the American understanding of what it means to be a member of the LGBTQIA+ community.

The Cost of Applying To Medical School

December 2, 2019

The more money one spends on the medical school application process, the greater one’s odds are of getting in. Students are not reimbursed regardless of whether or not they are accepted. 

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Delays Rodney Reed Execution

December 2, 2019

While the court’s ruling represents a significant win for Reed, his legal team, and his supporters, he still remains in jail until the district court rules on the new claims.

Why Aren’t Police Held Accountable? An Analysis of Qualified Immunity

November 29, 2019

Qualified immunity is a vague doctrine that prevents police officers from going to trial unless a “clearly established law” has been broken or it has been broken not in “good faith” by someone who is “knowingly incompetent”.

Your SparkNotes Guide to the Fifth Democratic Presidential Debate

November 29, 2019

We won’t know for some time whether this debate was any different, but there’s no reason to expect this debate will translate into a gigantic leap or fall for any candidate.

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Former Governors Phil Bredesen and Bill Haslam Give Their Thoughts On Bipartisanship and Effective Leadership
Ex-Inmate Matthew Charles Speaks to Vanderbilt Students About Criminal Justice Reform

Ex-Inmate Matthew Charles Speaks to Vanderbilt Students About Criminal Justice Reform

November 6, 2019

Tennessee’s Road to Legalized Sports Gambling

Tennessee’s Road to Legalized Sports Gambling

October 30, 2019

Belmont University to Host the Final 2020 General Election Debate

Belmont University to Host the Final 2020 General Election Debate

October 23, 2019

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The Global Chinese Economy Leads to an Equally Global Chinese Censorship
The Implications of the Death of Baghdadi

The Implications of the Death of Baghdadi

November 5, 2019

The Blair School of Music Gives Venezuelan Refugees a Voice

The Blair School of Music Gives Venezuelan Refugees a Voice

October 30, 2019

A Closer Look at the Nobel Peace Prize

A Closer Look at the Nobel Peace Prize

October 29, 2019

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Opinion: It’s Time to End Legacy Admissions at Vanderbilt
Gilmore Girls: Big-Hearted or Bigoted?

Gilmore Girls: Big-Hearted or Bigoted?

November 13, 2019

OP-ED: The Domino Effect of Trump’s Foreign Relations

OP-ED: The Domino Effect of Trump’s Foreign Relations

October 28, 2019

OP-ED: Why Constitutional Conservatives Should Support the Impeachment Inquiry

OP-ED: Why Constitutional Conservatives Should Support the Impeachment Inquiry

October 24, 2019

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VU Political Review on Twitter
The Global Chinese Economy Leads to an Equally Global Chinese Censorship
The Cost of Applying To Medical School

The Cost of Applying To Medical School

December 2, 2019

The more money one spends on the medical school application process, the greater one’s odds are of getting in. Students are not reimbursed regardless of whether or not they are accepted. 

Gilmore Girls: Big-Hearted or Bigoted?

Gilmore Girls: Big-Hearted or Bigoted?

November 13, 2019

The Blair School of Music Gives Venezuelan Refugees a Voice

The Blair School of Music Gives Venezuelan Refugees a Voice

October 30, 2019

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