Plan your week: 10/15 to 10/21


Taylor Hopkins

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.
Disclaimer: Sources of event information are Anchor Link and Facebook.

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What: “My”dealogy: A Discussion Panel for the Midterms
When: Monday, Oct. 15 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Commons MPR 235
Why: In preparation for the upcoming midterms, join other students to discuss the importance of voting. Hear from Dr. John Geer, Dean of the College of Arts and Science and professor of political science, and representatives from College Democrats and College Republicans to gain a better idea of your personal political ideology.
Who: Gillette House

What: Music Entrepreneurship
When: Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Where: The Wond’ry
Why: Learn more about opportunities in music entrepreneurship during a discussion with co-founders of RootNote, Jeremy and Jason Burchard.
Who: The Wond’ry


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What: Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Chargers
When: Sunday, Oct. 21 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Wembley Stadium or CBS/ESPN
Why: Tune in to watch the Tennessee Titans take on the Los Angeles Chargers away on Sunday.
Who: Titans Football

What: Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild
When: Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.
Where: Bridgestone Arena or on the NHL’s website
Why: Cheer on the Predators at home as they hit the ice against the Minnesota Wild
Who: Predators Hockey


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What: ALAS Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker
When: Monday, Oct. 15 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Celebrate the end of Hispanic Heritage month with speakers Lauren Markham, an immigration policy author, or Dan-el Padilla Peralta, a professor at Princeton University who was undocumented throughout his childhood.
Who: Association of Latin American Students

What: Faith and Love: LGBTQIA+ Identities and Religion
When: Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 8 to 9 p.m.
Where: Wilson 112
Why: Join other students in a discussion about the relationship between religion and LGBTQIA+ identity.
Who: Vanderbilt Lambda Association


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What: Cole and Tolman S’mores Night
When: Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: In front of Cole Hall
Why: Hang out with friends and make some s’mores at a fun fall bonfire. All s’more materials provided.
Who: Alumni Lawn

What: A Dark & Stormy Night with Edgar Allan Poe
When: Friday, Oct. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: The Hermitage
Why: Spend a night listening to the spooky stories of Edgar Allan Poe.
Who: The Andrew Jackson Foundation


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What: Centennial Craft Fest
When: Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Centennial Park
Why: Enjoy a variety of food trucks, live music, and handmade items/crafts from local artisans during a fall day at Centennial Park.
Who: The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park

What: Belcourt Theater Halloween Horrors presents Halloween
When: Thursday, Oct. 18 at 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Belcourt Theatre
Why: Hold onto your popcorn and catch the original slasher film Halloween for only $9 at the Belcourt Theater before getting spooked by the new and wholly terrifying 2018 version (also showing in theaters).
Who: Belcourt Theatre


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Health & Wellness
What: Gentle Yoga
When: Monday, Oct. 15 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing
Why: Spend some time relaxing during midterm season.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing and Student Care Network

What: What is Normal Eating? A Talk with Reba Sloan MPH, LRD, FAED
When: Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Buttrick Lecture Hall
Why: Attend a lecture by Reba Sloan, a top Nashville dietitian, to learn more about “normal” healthy eating habits, including how to build a healthy relationship with food.
Who: Go Figure