You could find a somber study carrel or park your posterior in your dorm room when duty calls. But the sun is out for a change, a mockingbird is trilling love songs on Magnolia Lawn, and over in the Baseball Glove Lounge, generations of students before you have already broken in those comfy-kitschy chairs.
Mark Kendall’s debut documentary film is ostensibly about the journey made by a decommissioned American school bus to become a mode of transportation for Guatemalan workers. But the film is really about how something as seemingly insignificant as a bus can be part of something larger.
My dad used to tell me I took things for granted, especially on my birthday or Christmas. I always thought he was just a party pooper. But of course, you should never ignore what a wise Chinese man has to say.
Vanderbilt Opera Theatre has put an offbeat spin on a fairy-tale-inspired musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. The setting is decidedly steampunk: a melding of Victorian-era design, industrial gears and steam-powered machinery that is both retro and futuristic at the same time.
It was the 9-degree, molar-rattling middle of January in North Georgia, and I was on my way to visit the Chattooga River, 57 miles of fierce backcountry water and etched stone where the film of my father’s first novel, Deliverance, was shot in the summer of 1971.
Jon Meacham, executive editor and executive vice president at Random House and author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, joined the Vanderbilt faculty last summer with a three-year appointment as Distinguished Visiting Professor.
Vanderbilt University Athletics partnered in July with Soles4Souls to send student athletes on a 10-day journey to deliver shoes to those in need in Tanzania, Africa.
Long before there was a Student Recreation Center or any of the adjacent outdoor facilities, Sam Hirt was doing what he could to promote sports activities on campus.
Jordan Matthews, a senior wide receiver from Madison, Ala., set two school records against the Missouri Tigers Oct. 5 with a seven-catch, 123-yard performance.