Plan your week (2/19-2/23)

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Plan your week (2/19-2/23)

Avery Muir, Life Editor

Looking to try something new this week? Peruse the events below and make a point to attend something outside of your comfort zone. For more offerings, check out Anchor Link.

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Educational

What: Reflections on the Presidency in the Era of Donald Trump
When: Tuesday, February 20 at 4:10 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Why: Join Thomas Schwartz, professor of History and Political Science, to reflect on the Presidency in the Trump era. If you’re feeling like a real history buff, you can also check out the new exhibition opening, “230 Years of the American Presidency.”
Who: Vanderbilt University Libraries

What: Chancellor’s Lecture Series featuring Carly Fiorina
When: Tuesday, February 20 at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium
Why: Join Chancellor Zeppos and Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham as they welcome the former Hewlett-Packard CEO and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina in the next installment of the Chancellor’s Lecture series. Fiorina will discuss her personal leadership philosophy, which values humility, empathy and diversity, along with how civic virtues are crafted in America today.
Who: Office of the Chancellor
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Sports

What: Baseball vs. Presbyterian College
When: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21 at 4 p.m.
Where: Hawkins Field
Why: Support the Commodores as they face off against Presbyterian College.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Watch the Olympics
When: Anytime
Where: Stream via NBC.
Why: Watch the best athletes in the world shatter records and compete for the coveted gold medal. Find out when your favorite events take place here.
Who: Team USA on the world stage
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Cultural

What: Actress, activist and Person of the Year Ashley Judd @ Vanderbilt
When: Wednesday, February 21 at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium
Why: Listen to the actress turned activist Ashley Judd comment on the #MeToo movement and the Weinstein Effect. Get excited and grab your ticket at Sarratt Box Office.
Who: Vanderbilt University Speakers Committee

What: VIBE ReMixed
When: Wednesday, February 21 at 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Memorial Gym Studio C
Why: So you went to the VIBE showcase and loved it? Then be sure to stop by VIBE ReMIxed, which will feature some of the members’ own choreography and the opportunity to learn rad hip hop moves.
Who: VIBE

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Recreational

What: Nerdy Talk Trivia Night @ Hurry Back
When: Wednesday nights at 7 p.m.
Where: 2212 Elliston Place
Why: Whether you have an obsession with HQ trivia or are just looking for something new, try out trivia in real time. At Hurry Back, the stakes are high: first place wins a $50 gift card.
Who: Hurry Back

What: Book a “Viva Nash Vegas” Top Down Tour
When: Anytime
Where: Cruising through downtown Nashville
Why: Spice up your Thursday or Friday night routine with a Jeep tour through Nash Vegas. If you’re 21+, bring your own beverage and enjoy an hour and a half ride down Broadway, Music Row and 12 South.
Who:Top Down Tours

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Arts

What: VU Theatre’s Orlando
When: Thursday, February 22 at 7 p.m. or Friday, February 23 at 8 p.m.
Where: Neely Auditorium
Why: Come out to support Vanderbilt students in their second to last show of the season, Sarah Ruhl’s adaptation of Orlando.
Who: Vanderbilt University Theatre

What: UNICEF Charity Concert
When: Friday, February 23 at 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: For seven dollars, you can help fund UNICEF’s effort to provide rehydration tablets to children in need and see some of the best acapella Vanderbilt has to offer. The Melodores, Vandy Taal and Harmonic Notion will be performing, so grab your ticket at the Sarratt Box Office now.
Who: Vanderbilt UNICEF Campus Initiative

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Health & Wellness

What: Guided Meditation
When: Thursday, February 22 at 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing Meditation Room
Why: Take half an hour to find your zen in the middle of a busy week.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

What: Digital Detangler: Hosted by Pete Dunlap
When: Tuesday, February 20 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: The Wond’ry 3rd Floor
Why: If your iPhone is almost always glued to your hand, this lecture is for you. The talk will equip you with the tools to improve your digital wellness and use technology to live in the moment.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

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Editor’s note: Source of event information is Anchor Link and Facebook

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