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.




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




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




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





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





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

Health & Wellness


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