Demonstrations

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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Dores Divest Protest Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment Closing

Dores Divest Protest Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment Closing

Students from Dores Divest met late in the night Sunday, Mar. 14, to post flyers in prominent areas around campus in response to a Vanderbilt Hustler article announcing that the Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment (VIEE) would be permanently closing on June 30.

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DivestVU, Dores Divest hold an over 30-person protest at Kirkland Hall

DivestVU, Dores Divest hold an over 30-person protest at Kirkland Hall

DivestVU and Dores Divest held an approximately 30-person protest today from 2:15 to 3 p.m. CST. The protestors marched from Library Lawn to Kirkland Circle in support of divestment of the university endowment from fossil fuels.

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