As we enter the new year, The Hustler reflects back on the events of 2020. 2020 was the year of headlines. The Hustler is looking back on the tumultuous events of the past year before we push forward into the new year. JANUARY: The year kicked off with a bang as the Vanderbilt football team announced Todd Fitch and Ted Roof as offensive and defensive coordinators, respectively. Caviar & Bananas permanently shut its doors. The popular, fast-casual restaurant was an approved Taste of Nashville location. Musician and actress Janelle Monáe visited Vanderbilt campus along with a former member of the Exonerated Five Yusuf Salaam. Southeastern Conference (SEC)’s leading scorer nation’s top-five three-point shooter Aaron Nesmith sustains a season-ending injury. Following Nesmith’s injury, after making at least one three-pointer in every game since the invention of the three-point line, Vanderbilt’s record ended at 1,080 as it failed to make one against Tennessee. The month concluded with the first national event of the year, as Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander, a former Hustler editor, played an important role in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trials. FEBRUARY: The month started off with the university pledging to reach zero-waste by 2030, in addition, to the announcement of its partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority. The first signs of COVID-19 begin to affect the Vanderbilt community, as spring study abroad to mainland China is suspended . Athletic director Malcolm Turner resigned from his position, after one year in charge. Candace Storey Lee, a Triple ‘Dore, was […]