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The Vanderbilt Hustler

The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University
The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University

The Vanderbilt Hustler

The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University

Plan your week: 4/8 to 4/13

What to eat, watch and experience this week

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

What: Vanderbilt UNICEF End Trafficking Week: A Path Appears Film Screening
When: Monday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Kissam C216
Why: As a part of End Trafficking Week, Vanderbilt UNICEF is screening A Path Appears, which explores the effect of sex trafficking, child slavery and gender-based violence world wide.
Who: Vanderbilt UNICEF Campus Initiative

What: Chancellor’s Lecture Series: Congressman Barney Frank (MA-4, 1981-2013) and former Washington Post reporter Bob Kaiser
When: Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium
Why: Join Congressman Frank, Bob Kaiser, Chancellor Zeppos and Jon Meacham for a discussion about the U.S. legislative process. Frank, one of the first openly gay members of Congress, worked with former Senator Chris Dodd on the landmark financial reform bill, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Kaiser followed Frank and Dodd as they worked to pass the Dodd-Frank act, and wrote the book  Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn’t discussing the process. There are no tickets for this lecture, and doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Who: Chancellor’s Lecture Series and the Center for Effective Lawmaking

What: Virginia vs. Texas Tech
When: Tip off is at 8:20 p.m.
Where: Stream here
Why: Even if your bracket was destroyed long ago, watch Virginia and Texas Tech face off for the national championship.

What: Baseball vs. Arkansas
When: Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m.
Where: Hawkins Field
Why: Watch the ‘Dores take on the Razorbacks.
Who: VU Athletics

What: Mesa Española Conversation Hour
When: Tuesday, April 9 at 2 p.m.
Where: Center for Second Language Studies
Why: Hang out and enjoy snacks and some Spanish conversation.
Who: Vanderbilt Center for Second Language Studies

What: American Mambo Level II
When: Monday, April 8 at 6:45 p.m.
Where: Branscomb Studio
Why: Learn how to Mambo because with only a few weeks of school left, why not? There is a $20 fee to try Vandy Ballroom for three weeks.
Who: Vandy Ballroom

What: Rites of Spring
When: Friday, April 12 at 6:45 p.m. and Saturday, April 13 at 6:45 p.m.
Where: Alumni Lawn
Why: With a line up this good, it’s pretty self-explanatory. Friday night will feature Nordista Freeze, Ari Lennox, Jamila Woods and MOON TAXI, and then Lackhoney, Soulja Boy, Big K.R.I.T. and 21 SAVAGE will hit the stage on Saturday.
Who: Vanderbilt Programming Board

What: Laser Cutting Project: Custom Coasters
When: Tuesday, April 9 at 6 p.m.
Where: The Wond’ry
Why: Learn how to use the Wond’ry’s laser cutter and take home your own free custom coaster so you can stay classy out there.
Who: The Wond’ry

What: Swingin’ Dores Spring Concert
When: Wednesday, April 10 at 8 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Take a break from your hectic week to enjoy some stunning a cappella, which will be accompanied by Momentum Dance Company, cookies and cake.
Who: Swingin’ Dores

Health & Wellness
What: Bronson Workout Series
When: Tuesday, April 9 at 7 p.m.
Where: Bronson Dance Studio
Why: If it wasn’t evident that EBI literally has everything before, and you’re in the mood to rub salt in fresh housing wounds, check out the new Bronson Workout Series, which will feature a new exercise opportunity once a month. Take the opportunity to try classes ranging from yoga to barre to hip-hop. Healthy refreshments will also be provided.
Who: E. Bronson Ingram College

What: Self-Care in a Media Saturated World
When: Wednesday, April 10 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Alumni Hall 201
Why: As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this workshop will explore how media coverage of sexual assault can affect our emotional experience and decision making.
Who: Project Safe and the University Counseling Center

What: Rooted in Resilience
When: Wednesday, April 10 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Project Safe Center
Why: Rooted in Resilience is a support group for students impacted by interpersonal violence. It provides an environment for students to share their experiences in a supportive, safe environment and gain tools to work towards healing.
Who: Project Safe


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Avery Muir, Former Managing Editor
Avery Muir ('21) is from Bethesda, MD. She studied political science and economics in the College of Arts and Science. Avery has been on staff since her first year at Vanderbilt, previously serving as a staff writer, Life Editor and then Copy Editor. In her free time, Avery likes drinking way too much coffee and exploring the Nashville food scene. You can reach her at [email protected].    
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