Plan your week: 1/28-2/3

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Plan your week: 1/28-2/3

Taylor Hopkins

Whether you’re looking to try something new this week or just trying to get out of the library, take a study break and peruse some of the events below. For more offerings, check out Anchor Link.

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

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Educational

What: Holocaust Lecture Series: United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day: Tom Wood

When: Monday, Jan. 28 from 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: Sarratt Cinema

Why: In honor of United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day, hear from Tom Wood as he shares the story of Jan Karski, one of the first people to recount eyewitness reports of the Holocaust to Western governments and someone who worked for years to end the Holocaust. GME: Diversity & Inclusion.

Who: Holocaust Lecture Series

What: VCD Political Internship Info Session

When: Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: Kissam C216

Why: Learn tips on how to find a political internship in Washington, D.C. this summer.

Who: Vanderbilt College Democrats

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Sports

What: Vanderbilt Men’s Basketball vs. Kentucky

When: Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 8 to 10 p.m.

Where: Memorial Gym

Why: Cheer on the ‘Dores as they take on Kentucky. Be one of the first 2000 fans through the doors and receive a free t-shirt.

Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Vanderbilt Lacrosse vs. Indianapolis

When: Saturday, Feb. 2 from 12 to 2 p.m.

Where: Vanderbilt Soccer/Lacrosse Complex

Why: Root for the lacrosse team during their exhibition match against Indianapolis.

Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

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Cultural

What: Taste of the World

When: Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: Lupton Lounge, Branscomb

Why: Munch on some tasty snacks from across the globe while engaging with a panel of students as they discuss their study abroad experiences.

Who: Branscomb Quadrangle

What: Café Français conversation hour

When: Thursday, January 31 from 2 to 3 p.m.

Where: Center for Second Language Studies

Why: Practice your French language skills while enjoying coffee, snacks and conversation.

Who: Vanderbilt Center for Second Language Studies

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Recreational

What: Commons Ball

When: Friday, Feb. 1 from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Where: Commons Center

Why: Dance the night and take a trip back in time away during Commons’ Vintage Voyage themed ball.

Who: The Ingram Commons

What: Literary Trivia Night

When: Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Where: 205 Buttrick

Why: Test your knowledge of the literary canon while snacking on free food. Prizes will be awarded for the best team name and trivia winners.

Who: English Major Association

What: Brownies and the Bachelor

When: Monday, Jan. 28 from 8 to 10 p.m.

Where: EBI MPR

Why: Watch the Bachelor while eating some tasty brownies.

Who: E. Bronson Ingram College

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Arts

What: Wind Symphony Concert

When: Friday, Feb. 1 from 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Blair School of Music

Why: Enjoy a free performance by the Vanderbilt Wind Symphony. GME: Campus Involvement.

Who: Blair Student Council

What: Music for Miracles

When: Friday, Feb. 1 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: Sarratt Cinema

Why: Hear performances by some of Vandy’s musicians and enjoy snacks while helping raise money for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital. GME: Community Impact.

Who: Dance Marathon

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Health & Wellness

What: Raj Punjabi: “How the media promotes (and ignores!) health advocacy, and its implications for health social justice”

When: Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Where: Furman 114

Why: Hear from Raj Punjabi, Wellness Editor at Vice Media, as she discusses the intersection between health and social justice and how media impacts wellness.

Who: Center for Medicine, Health & Society

What: Cole Hall Study Habits and Relaxation Tips with the Center for Student Wellbeing

When: Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 5 to 6 p.m.

Where: Cole Hall

Why: Learn about smart study habits and how to balance work and wellbeing.

Who: Alumni Lawn-Cole & Tolman and the Center for Student Wellbeing

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