Plan your week: 4/1 to 4/7

What to eat, watch and experience this week

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Plan your week: 4/1 to 4/7

Isabel Tannenbaum

Nashville’s beautiful weather has finally decided to come out from hibernation after a long and dreary winter. If this week’s dose of sunshine is making you want to step out of the library and explore what campus has to offer, then these events are for you.

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

Educational
What: Investigations and Prosecutions in the Age of Trump: A conversation with Hon. Paul J. Fishman
When: Mon., April 1 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Bennett Miller Room, Vanderbilt Law School
Why: Join the Energy, Environment and Land Use Program, the Criminal Justice Program, and the Program on Law and Government for an engaging conversation between former US Attorney Paul Fishman and Professor Michael P. Vandenbergh of Vanderbilt Law School.
Who: Vanderbilt Law School

What: Workin’ 9 to 5: Women in the Workplace
When: Tues., April 2 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Sarratt 325
Why: This Feminism 101 program will discuss the gender wage gap, as well as other other instances of gender discrimination commonly found in the workplace. Come learn about this subject as well as how to be an advocate for yourself in these situations.
Who: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

Sports
What: Baseball v.s. Western Kentucky
When: Tues., April 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Hawkins Field
Why: The Vandy Boys are off to a strong start after defeating Tennessee this past weekend. Cheer them on as they take on the Hilltoppers Tuesday night.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Men’s Tennis v.s. LSU
When: Thurs., April 4 at 2 p.m.
Where: Currey Tennis Center
Why: Watch the men’s tennis team play SEC rival Louisiana State as their season comes to a close.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

Cultural
What: MLC + VPB Present: Vandy Around the World!
When: Wed., April 3 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Kissam Center
Why: Experience a night of collaboration between these two organizations with food, dancing and crafting from a variety of different cultures.
Who: Multicultural Leadership Council and Vanderbilt Programming Board

What: Bachata Bash
When: Thurs., April 4 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Memorial Gym Studio C
Why: Join VIDA in their annual night to learn bachata, a classic Latin dance. There will be lots of fun, socializing and food.
Who: VIDA

Recreational
What: How to Be Hilarious
When: Mon., April 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Kissam MPR
Why: Need a good laugh to start out your week? Learn the basics of improv comedy with this workshop from Tongue ‘N’ Cheek.
Who: Tongue ‘N’ Cheek

What: Big Man On Campus
When: Tues., April 2 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Student Life Center
Why: Zeta Tau Alpha hosts their annual spring philanthropy event with this male pageant show. See how your organization’s representative does in competitions of dance, talents and interviews.
Who: Zeta Tau Alpha

Arts
What: VUPointe Ballet Theatre’s Cinderella
When: Wed., April 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Ingram Hall
Why: Watch campus’ lone ballet group perform excerpts from the classic ballet Cinderella. A reception will follow.
Who: VUPointe Ballet Theatre  

What: VOB Presents: Island Song
When: Fri., April 5 at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and Sat., April 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium
Why: Dreaming of making the big move to NYC after graduation? VOB’s spring show, Island Song, explores what it’s like to start fresh in this city.
Who: Vanderbilt Off-Broadway

Health & Wellness
What: MAPS (Mental Health Awareness & Prevention of Suicide) Spring 2019
When: Fri., April 5 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing
Why: Learn about the basic statistics, facts and warning signs of suicide, as well as how to best facilitate referrals to trained professionals.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing, University Counseling Center and Student Care Network

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