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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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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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.
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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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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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.
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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