Plan your weekend (2/23-2/25)

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Plan your weekend (2/23-2/25)

Photo by Ziyi Liu

Photo by Ziyi Liu

Ziyi Liu

Photo by Ziyi Liu

Ziyi Liu

Ziyi Liu

Photo by Ziyi Liu

Corinne Fombelle, Assistant Life Editor

Make the most of the last weekend before spring break by checking out any of these events around campus. For more options, check out Anchor Link’s full list.

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Educational

What: Capitalism with a Conscience: A Conversation about Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Human Rights
When: Friday, February 23 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Flynn Auditorium
Why: Join the Vanderbilt Law School’s Hyatt Fund Board for their spring event Capitalism with a Conscience: A Conversation about Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Human Rights. Lunch will be served as Genevieve Taft-Vazquez, Global Manager of the Workplace Rights Department for The Coca-Cola Company, gives her keynote address.
Who: Vanderbilt Law School’s Hyatt Fund Board

What: OUT in Front 2018 College Conference
When: Saturday, February 24 at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Student Center
Why: Join us for OUT in Front 2018, the 9th annual LGBTQI+ and Ally College Conference. The event will foster a discussion on issues relevant to the LGBTQI+ community and society at large, allow people to meet their peers from across the state to share resources, develop leadership skills and foster a strong community of student leaders.
Who: LGBTQI Life

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Sports

What: Men’s Baseball v. UMass-Lowell
When: Saturday, February 24 at 12 p.m.
Where: Hawkins Field
Why: Support the Commodores as they compete against UMass-Lowell.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Men’s Basketball v. Texas A&M
When: Saturday, February 24 at 3 p.m.
Where: Memorial Gym
Why: Watch our ‘dores fight the good fight against the Aggies.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball vs. Arkansas
When: Sunday, February 25 at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Memorial Gym
Why: Come cheer on your Commodores as they take on the Arkansas Razorbacks.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

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Cultural

What: Lunar New Year Festival 2018
When: Saturday, February 24 at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium
Why: This is the Year of the Dog, so naturally the Lunar New Year Festival turned to the Disney-Pixar film Up for thematic inspiration. Enjoy a night filled with a diverse group of performances that will bring to life the virtues of loyalty, honesty, and kindness that the dog represents.
Who: Asian American Student Association

What: Malaysian Festival
When: Sunday, February 25 at 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Alumni Lawn
Why: Ever wanted to go to Malaysia? Get a taste of what a Malaysian marketplace is life without even leaving campus. The Malaysian Student Association will be hosting a festival complete with great food, traditional costumes and performances right on Alumni Lawn. Bring a camera and some friends to recreate the trip you never took and experience something new.
Who: Malaysian Student Association at Vanderbilt

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Recreational

What: Lambda and Gamecraft Present: Gayyymes
When: Friday, February 23 at 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Alumni Hall Lounge
Why: Lambada and Gamecraft are joining forces to provide students with a night of community building competition, complete with chips, veggie trays, and drinks. Get ready to roll the dice and have a blast.
Who: Vanderbilt Lambda Association and Vanderbilt Gamecraft

What: That’s How I Roll: Sushi Making Party
When: Sunday, February 25 at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Buttrick 201
Why: If you’re sick of trekking to Nama for half off sushi, learn how to make your own rolls at the JCF’s annual sushi making event. Students will walk away with a dinner of their own creation and the knowledge of how to successfully make a traditional sushi rolls.
Who: Japanese Cultural Foundation

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Arts

What: VUTheatre Presents: Orlando
When: Friday and Saturday, February 23 and February 24 at 8 p.m.
Where: Neely Auditorium
Why: Check out VU Theater’s production of Sarah Ruhl’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando; the Facebook event promises to pique your interest with time travel, foam and people turning into trees. Whether you’re just casually intrigued or a true theater connoisseur, take advantage of the free ticket and find out what all the buzz is about.
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: The Melodores, Vandy Taal and Harmonic Notion are taking the stage to raise money for UNICEF. Tickets are $7 and proceeds go towards the purchase of rehydration tablets for children in need.
Who: Vanderbilt UNICEF Campus Initiative

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Health & Wellness

What: Survivor Self-Care Day
Where: Student Life Center
When: Sunday, February 25 at 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Why: VSAP (the Vanderbilt Sexual Assault Prevention committee) will be hosting a self-care day so survivors and supporters can take a day to treat themselves with coloring books, mug painting, journaling prompts and face masks.
Who: Vanderbilt Student Government

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

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