Plan your week (9/3 to 9/7)


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.
Disclaimer: Sources of event information are Anchor Link and Facebook. Sports information provided by Cutler Klein.

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What: Vanderbilt Fall 2018 Career Fair
When: Wednesday, September 5 at 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Recreation and Wellness Center
Why: Explore different companies and career paths while scouting out next year’s internship. Over one hundred employers will be in attendance, so bring your resume, business-professional best and get ready to network.
Who: Vanderbilt Career Center

What: Get the Scoop: Navigating Vandy PreMed
When: Stevenson 4309
Where: Wednesday, September 5 at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Why: American Medical Student Association board members will present information about how to best use campus resources, succeed in pre-med coursework and become a well-rounded medical school applicant. While the presentation is specifically geared towards first-years and transfer students, everyone is welcome.
Who: American Medical Student Association at Vanderbilt


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What: Vanderbilt Soccer vs. Western Kentucky
When: Thursday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Soccer Complex
Why: The Vanderbilt Women’s Soccer team is on a five-game winning streak and will look to continue its early-season success against Western Kentucky. Come out and support the hottest team in town.
Who: Vanderbilt Women’s Soccer

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What: Diverse ‘Dores Day 2018: ‘Dores Without Borders
When: Tuesday, September 4 at 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Promenade
Why: Join a coalition of student orgs and identity spaces to explore how our reach and impact as members of the Vanderbilt community extends beyond the borders of campus. Participants will be able to play engaging and educational games, get free food and GME and receive Hip Hues T-shirts.
Who: DOS Social Justice & Identity Cluster

What: Holocaust Lecture Series Keynote: “Coexistence and Violence: Poles, Jews, and Ukrainians on Poland’s Eastern Borderlands
When: Tuesday, September 4 at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Flynn Auditorium at Vanderbilt Law School
Why: Learn about the triangular relationship between the Poles, Jews and Ukrainians, and how violent nationalist rhetoric caused the unraveling of their peaceful coexistence. The lecture will examine the external and domestic factors that impacted the community and ultimately lead to ethnic cleansing and violence.
Who: Vanderbilt Hillel and the Holocaust Lecture Series


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What: Trivia Night: Friends (Again)
When: Wednesday, September 5 at 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Soda Parlor
Why: This is the one every Friends fan has been waiting for. All of those summer break Friends binges will be well worth it when you and five of your best buds kill it at trivia night. Sign up here.
Who: The Soda Parlor

What: Women’s Center 40th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration
When: Thursday, September 6 at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center
Why: Kick off a semester-long celebration of the Women’s center’s 40th anniversary. Learn about the center’s history and legacy while enjoying food, music by Barbara Santoro and Hip Hues T-shirts.
Who: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center


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When: The exhibit is open until Oct. 10
Where: Cohen Memorial Hall
Why: I AM features the work of thirty-one women from twelve Middle Eastern countries, visually celebrating the importance of the contributions women have made in the ongoing global quest for peace, harmony and tolerance.
Who: Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

What: 4th Annual Empanada Tasting
When: Wednesday, September 5 at 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: War Memorial Auditorium
Why: Try one of these empanadas and then try to argue that great food isn’t a work of art, I dare you. For $25, you can taste four empanadas of your choosing, a drink and dessert while exploring the flavor, culture and diversity of Middle Tennessee’s Latin American communities.
Who: Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce (TLACC)


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Health & Wellness

What: Try a rec class
When: This week
Where: Recreation and Wellness Center
Why: Although a walk to class is enough to get your sweat on in this heat, don’t forget to prioritize your fitness as your classload gets more intense. With options ranging from Zumba to Bootcamp, there’s plenty of new classes to try or old favorites to revisit. Check out the schedule here.
Who: Recreation and Wellness Center

What: Weekly Climbing Session
When: Friday, September 7 at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Climbing Wall
Why: If you’re looking to spice up your workout routine, swing by this weekly rock climbing session for good times and good climbing.
Who: Vanderbilt University Rock Climbing Club