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Plan your week: 2/11-2/17

Vanderbilt on Saturday, August 18, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Vanderbilt on Saturday, August 18, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Claire Barnett

Vanderbilt on Saturday, August 18, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Claire Barnett

Claire Barnett

Vanderbilt on Saturday, August 18, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

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: Angie Thomas: The Hate U Give: Finding Your Activism, and Turning the Political into the Personal

When: Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Langford Auditorium

Why:Hear from Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give, about her bestselling book and political activism. Tickets are available here.

Who: Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

 

What: Underclassmen Resume Workshop

When: Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Buttrick 204 and 205

Why:Join upperclassmen members of VSG and AKPsi to develop and improve your resume.

Who: Vanderbilt Student Government

 

What: Opening Dores: Music Business

When: Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Where: Details will be provided to students after they register

Why:Enjoy dinner and hear from Vanderbilt alumni working in the music business. Register here.

Who: Alumni Relations and the Career Center

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Sports

What: Women’s Lacrosse vs. Kennesaw State University

When: Saturday, Feb. 16 from 1 to 2 p.m.

Where: Vanderbilt Lacrosse Complex

Why: Root for the Commodores as they take on Kennesaw State University. The first 200 fans to arrive will receive a free hat.

Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

 

What: Caving I

When: Friday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. to Sunday, Feb. 17 at 5 p.m.

Where: TBD

Why:Break out of the Vandy bubble and learn how to cave over the course of a three-day adventure. The trip, lead by WilSkills, costs $40. To ask questions or sign up, contact the organization through their Facebook pageor visit their website.

Who: Wilderness Skills 101

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Cultural

What: Haiti Week Celebration: Cooking at Creole Class

When: Monday, Feb. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Vanderbilt Recreation Center Kitchen

Why:Learn how to cook a traditional Haitian meal and speak some Haitian Creole.

Who: Center for Latin American Studies

 

What: Harambee 2019

When: Saturday, Feb. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: Langford Auditorium

Why:Enjoy a night of amazing dances, performances and food celebrating the culture of a variety of African countries.

Who: African Student Union

 

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Recreational

What: Make a Valentine

When: Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 8 to 9 p.m.

Where: E. Bronson Ingram Floor 2 Lobby Area

Why:Make a Valentine for your friends and celebrate Valentine’s Day while enjoying some snacks.

Who: E. Bronson Ingram College

 

What: Synapse: Lovin’ the Brain

When: Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Kissam C216

Why:Snack on some candy while making a banner and Valentine’s Day cards for patients at the hospital.

Who: Synapse

 

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Arts

What: Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

When: Feb. 15, 16, 17 and 21 at 7 p.m.

Where: Neely Auditorium

Why:Enjoy VUTheatre’s production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.

Who: Vanderbilt University Theatre

 

What: Anti-Valentine’s Day: A Community-Led Event

When: McGill TV Lounge

Where: Thursday, Feb. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Why:Spend night listening to poetry from Vanderbilt Spoken Word.

Who: McGill Project and Vanderbilt Spoken Word

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Health & Wellness

What: Flowers and Foreplay

When: Monday, Feb. 11 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Where: Morgan Reading Room

Why:Learn more about consent, contraceptives and foreplay at this annual Vandy Sex Ed event.

Who: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center 

 

What: Trap Yoga

When: Thursday, Feb. 14 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Where: Black Cultural Center

Why:Enjoy some relaxing yoga, take care of yourself during midterm season and listen to some trap music.

Who: Black Cultural Center

 

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