Demonstrations

Dores Divest hold Sept. 10 protest at Wyatt Center

Dores Divest hold Sept. 10 protest at Wyatt Center

On Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. CDT, students and community members gathered on the steps of Wyatt Center for Dores Divest’s protest advocating for Vanderbilt to divest from fossil fuels. 100 students signed up to attend the event, per Miguel Moravec, graduate student leader of Dores Divest.

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Founder’s Walk interrupted by Dores Divest demonstration

Founder’s Walk interrupted by Dores Divest demonstration

Dores Divest held a demonstration during Chancellor Daniel Diermeier’s speech at Founder’s Walk on Aug. 22 as their first protest of the 2021-22 school year. The group’s mission is for Vanderbilt to divest from fossil fuels.

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Waverly, TN flood affects Vanderbilt community

Waverly, TN flood affects Vanderbilt community

On Aug. 21, severe storms and 17 inches of rain in Waverly, TN resulted in a deadly flash flood that claimed the lives of at least 21 people, the youngest being seven-month-old twins.

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Dores Divest hosts Earth Day ‘oil spill’ demonstration in front of Library Lawn

Dores Divest hosts Earth Day ‘oil spill’ demonstration in front of Library Lawn

Members of Dores Divest, student volunteers and around 40 student spectators gathered around the Harold Stirling Vanderbilt statue in front of Library lawn at 1:30 p.m. CDT for an “Earth Day Oil Spill” demonstration.

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