Plan your week: 10/29 to 11/4


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: Obamacare in Trump Times
When: Monday, Oct. 29 from 12 to 1 p.m.
Where: Eskind Biomedical Library 320/321
Why: Learn about the ACA and its position in the current political climate during a talk with Dr. Graves of the Health Policy Department.
Who: VUSM Medical Ethics, Law and Policy Group

What: Intro to 2D CAD for Laser Cutting
When: Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Where: The Wond’ry
Why: Learn how to use the Wond’ry’s new laser cutter in this introductory class.
Who: The Wond’ry


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What: Women’s Soccer vs. Florida
When: Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m.
Where: Orange Beach, AL
Why: Cheer on the Commodores as they compete for the SEC Championship.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Nashville Predators vs. Vegas Golden Knights
When: Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.
Where: Bridgestone Arena
Why: Watch the Predators hit the ice as they take on the Knights.
Who: Nashville Predators


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What: End of the Month Movie Kickback: Movie on the Lawn for Dia De Los Muertos with The Ingram Commons and ALAS
When: Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Commons Amphitheatre Lawn
Why: Bring a blanket and a friend to celebrate Dia de los Muertos with an outdoor showing of the Pixar movie Coco. Hot cocoa and popcorn will be provided.
Who: Inclusion Initiatives & Cultural Competence, Association of Latin American Students and The Ingram Commons

What: Taste of Asia 2018
When: Sunday, Nov. 4 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Student Life Center Ballroom
Why: Learn about differences in Asian cultures in the tastiest way possible. Hang out with friends and enjoy a buffet of traditional Asian dishes from over a dozen countries.
Who: Asian American Student Association


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What: Menacing Monday: Apple Music
When: Monday, Oct. 29 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Highland Quad
Why: To satisfy your sweet tooth and have some fall fun head to Highland quad to make your own caramel apple and listen to some spooky Halloween music.
Who: The Mayfield Experience

What: McTyeire Cookie Decorating
When: Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: McTyeire Fireside Lounge
Why: Spend Halloween night getting creative and decorating cookies.
Who: McTyeire International House

What: A Night of Thrills: Vandy BSA and Moore College
When: Friday, Nov. 2 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: Moore College
Why: Enjoy a night of fall fun featuring pumpkin painting, food, desserts, karaoke and a movie.
Who: Black Student Association and Moore College


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What: Momentum Dance Company Fall Showcase
When: Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 to 7 p.m. or 8 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Ingram Hall
Why: Enjoy a night of dance during Momentum Dance Company’s fall showcase. Tickets are $5 and can be bought at the Sarratt box office or at the door.
Who: Momentum Dance Company

What: Phantom of the Opera
When: Various showtimes from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4
Where: Tennessee Performing Arts CenterAndrew Jackson Hall
Why: Listen to the music of the night and catch The Phantom of the Opera before it leaves the Tennessee Performing Arts Center for the season. Tickets are required and can be purchased here.
Who: Tennessee Performing Arts Center


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Health & Wellness
What: How to Pleasure Your Boo
When: Monday, Oct. 29 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Where: Sarratt 216/220
Why: It’s all treats and no tricks if you attend Vandy Sex Ed’s discussion to snack on some Halloween candy and learn about different modes of sexual pleasure and how to communicate your needs to your partner. Who: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

What: Boo to the Flu
When: Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Student Health Center
Why: This spooky season you can’t avoid getting scared by boogeymen or midterms, but you can avoid getting sick by stopping by the student health center for a fast and free flu shot. All you need is your Vanderbilt ID.
Who: Student Health Center