Plan your week (3/19-3/23)

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Plan your week (3/19-3/23)

Spring at Vanderbilt. Flower blossom, taken on Friday, March 16, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Spring at Vanderbilt. Flower blossom, taken on Friday, March 16, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Claire Barnett

Spring at Vanderbilt. Flower blossom, taken on Friday, March 16, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Claire Barnett

Claire Barnett

Spring at Vanderbilt. Flower blossom, taken on Friday, March 16, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

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: An evening with Kate Fagan: The pressure to be perfect
When: Monday, March 19 at 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: SLC Board of Trust Room
Why: Listen to Kate Fagan, a sports writer for espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, discuss the pressure to be perfect as both college students and athletes. Fagan wrote What Made Maddy Run after being touched by the story of the 19-year-old Penn State track star, Maddy Holleran, who committed suicide in 2014. The book explores both Fagan’s depression, anxiety and discontentment while she was an athlete at University of Colorado and Maddy’s  struggle with mental health issues and perfectionism.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

What: Know your rights: A crash course on how to protect your rights when you’re Marching for Our Lives
When: Tuesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. and Thursday, March 22 at 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt University Law School
Why: Get a crash course on how to protect your rights while Marching for Our Lives and Community Impact GME during an info session facilitated by the Legal Director of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Tennessee.
Who: Amnesty International at Vanderbilt University

What: Wrestling with our past: Vanderbilt, race and the Confederate Legacy
When: Thursday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium
Why: Attend a keynote address given by Thomas C. Holt, Ph.D. and James Westfall Thompson, Professor of American and African American History at University of Chicago, which will explore the legacies of evil and compare the Confederacy to Germany and France.
Who: Chancellor’s Office

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Sports

What: Vanderbilt Baseball vs. Belmont
When: Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: First Tennessee Park
Why: Watch the team take on the Belmont Bruins.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: March Madness
When: A true fan would know.
Where: Livestream via the NCAA website
Why: It’s that time of year again. Watch your bracket rise to the top of the standings or continue to flail after that crushing UVA loss. We’re rooting for you.
Who: NCAA Basketball

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Cultural

What: International fashion show
When: Tuesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Student Life Center Ballroom B
Why: Take the chance to explore international cultures through fashion. The show is used as an opportunity for students to embrace their identities and introduce their culture to the greater Vanderbilt population.
Who: International Student Council

What: Vandy Cooks: Indian cuisine
When: Wednesday, March 21 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Recreation and Wellness Center
Why: Love Indian food? Join Kalyani and Venkataraman Amarnath as they share some of their favorite, easy-to-prepare dishes.
Who: Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

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Recreational

What: Free cone day at Dairy Queen
When: Tuesday, March 20
Where: Dairy Queens nationwide (the closest two DQ’s are on West End and Patterson St)
Why: Enjoy some free soft serve ice cream and help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals while doing it.
Who: Dairy Queen

What: Telescope night
When: Friday, March 23 at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory
Why: Gain some perspective while spending a few hours under the stars.
Who:Vanderbilt School of Medicine Student Wellness Committee

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Arts

What: National Symphony Orchestra ‘Violins of Hope’
When: Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. or Friday, March 23 at 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Why: The Violins of Hope is a collection of over two dozen instruments was played by Jewish musicians in concentration camps and throughout World War II. The Nashville Symphony will perform on these historical violins for a concert featuring John Williams’ Three Pieces from Schindler’s List, Schumann’s Piano Concerto, Jonathan Leshnoff’s Symphony No. 4 “Heichalos” and Barber’s Adagio for Strings. Tickets for the rear orchestra section start at $46 and are available for purchase here.
Who: Commodore Orchestra

What: Melodores spring concert: Meloroo 2018
When: Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Go into the Melodores’ spring concert with your friends and leave with a bunch of acapella covers stuck in your head. Grab tickets for what’s sure to be a fun night in Sarratt or on Ticketmaster for $8.
Who: The Vanderbilt Melodores

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Health & Wellness

What: Gentle yoga
When: Monday, March 19 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing
Why: Get ready to namaslay this week with a gentle yoga session. No equipment or prior experience is necessary.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

What: Green Dot overview
When: Gullette Training Room
Where: Tuesday, March 20 at 11:45 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Why: Learn some of the Green Dot bystander intervention strategies and do your part to help prevent sexual assault and violence.
Who: Project Safe

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

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