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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: 3/27-4/2

Astronomy, astrology and student athletics are on the Vanderbilt calendar this week.
Anseley Philippe
Spring flowers in bloom near E. Bronson Ingram College, as photographed on March 2, 2023. (Hustler Multimedia/Anseley Philippe)

Looking to try something new, procrastinate on your homework or have some fun? Read on to see what Vanderbilt and Nashville have to offer this week. 


Feed that hungry Vanderbilt brain of yours with these thought-provoking events.

What: The Sky Is for Everyone: Women Astronomers in Their Own Words

When: March 28, 11:30 a.m. CDT

Where: Central Library Room 418A

Who: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

Why: Celebrate women in STEM this Women’s History Month as Professor David Weintraub tells the stories of women who broke down barriers and changed the face of modern astronomy. Lunch will be served on a first come basis. 


What: Confronting Hate: Antisemitism and Racism

When: March 28, 7 p.m. CDT

Where: Central Library 4th Floor Community Room

Who: Jewish Studies Program, Office of Undergraduate Education

Why: Moderated by Associate Professor and Chair of the Jewish Studies program Allison Schachter, this event will be a round table discussion about confronting antisemitism and racism. This event is eligible for GME credit. 


What: Grown-ish: The Whys and Whens of Car Maintenance

When: March 29, 4 p.m. CDT

Where: On Zoom

Who: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

Why: Automotive educator and freelance writer Chaya Milchtein will host a Zoom workshop on car maintenance. If you know nothing about car maintenance (like myself), this is the perfect opportunity to become more familiar with the scary machines we drive around every day. 


Recreational and Wellness 

Move your mind and body with these wellness events. 

What: Student Care Network Wellbeing Fair

When: March 30, 12:30 p.m. CDT 

Where: Library Lawn 

Who: Student Care Network 

Why: Need a midday pick-me-up? Check out the inaugural Student Care Network Wellbeing Fair to enjoy free food, chair massages, yoga, meditation and mindfulness activities. 



Spring sports are in full swing so come cheer on your fellow Commodores. 

What: Women’s Tennis vs. Alabama 

When: March 31, 4 p.m. CDT

Where: Curry Tennis Center Complex 

Who: Women’s Tennis 

Why: Need weekend plans? The women’s tennis team will be facing SEC rival Alabama in a Saturday afternoon matchup. 


What: Vanderbilt Baseball vs. Georgia 

When: March 31, 6 p.m. CDT, April 1, 2 p.m. CDT, April 2, 1 p.m. CDT

Where: Hawkins Field 

Who: Vanderbilt Baseball 

Why: After taking down Ole Miss in their first SEC matchup of the season, the VandyBoys will take on the Georgia Bulldogs in a three-game series. 



Take a study break with these fun campus events. 

What: Astrology 1100”

When: March 31, 8 p.m. CDT, April 1, 2 p.m. CDT and 8 p.m. CDT

Where: Rothschild Theatre 

Who: The Original Cast 

Why: Head to the Rothschild Black Box Theatre to enjoy The Original Cast’s spring 2023 musical theater showcase, “Astrology 1100.” 


What: Carnival 2023: Neverending Party

When: April 1, 1 p.m. CDT 

Where: Alumni Lawn 

Who: Caribbean Students Association 

Why: Join CSA at their annual Carnival to listen to Caribbean hits, watch student dance performances and enjoy traditional food. This event is eligible for GME credit. 


What: Voce A Cappella Spring Concert

When: April 2, 7 p.m. CDT

Where: Saratt Cinema

Who: Voce A Capella 

Why: Want a new spring playlist? See what Voca has been rehearsing this semester and enjoy their lineup of 2000s hits. This event is eligible for GME credit. 


What: Holi

When: April 2, 2 p.m. CDT

Where: Wyatt Lawn 

Who: South Asian Cultural Exchange 

Why: Holi is a culturally South Asian spring festival that is primarily celebrated in India and Nepal. SACE will be hosting a party of colors and music to celebrate the triumph of good over evil, friendship and love and the beginning of spring. This event is eligible for GME credit. 


Around Nashville 

Need a break from campus? Check out these local events all around town. 

What: “Murder Mystery 2”: Nashville Advance Screening

When: March 28, 7 p.m. CDT

Where: Belcourt Theatre 

Who: Netflix Screenings

Why: Starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Anniston, “Murder Mystery 2” will be shown at an advance screening at the Belcourt Theatre. The free tickets must be reserved in advance. 


What: The Nashville Vintage Market 

When: April 1, 12 p.m. CDT

Where: Nashville Fairgrounds 

Who: Twoscoutsvintage 

Why: Need a spring wardrobe refresh? Check out the Nashville Vintage Market where more than 70 vendors will be selling vintage clothing, sneakers and accessories. 

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About the Contributors
Jorie Fawcett
Jorie Fawcett, Senior Advisor
Jorie Fawcett ('25) is from Tiffin, Ohio, and studies secondary education and sociology in Peabody College. She previously served as Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor and Life Editor. When not writing for The Hustler, you can find her teaching, reading or pretending to study at Local Java or Suzie's. You can reach her at [email protected].
Anseley Philippe
Anseley Philippe, Staff Writer and Photographer
Anseley Philippe ('25) is a potential biomedical engineering and Spanish double-major who aspires to be an immunologist. Outside of The Hustler, he can be found queuing up at 2301, wandering around campus during his evening promenades or trying to keep up with his Spanish. He can be reached at [email protected].
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