Top 5 Events On The Commons This Week

Are you looking to get out there and involved this week on campus? If so, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. Be sure to check out these Top 5 Events on The Commons this week … you especially will not want to miss No. 1!

5. The Dean’s Book Club

Make an appearance at the Dean’s Residence at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to reflect on your transition to Vanderbilt and how it relates to The Commons Reading this year, “Strong Inside.” It is a great opportunity to discuss the book with your peers and faculty, and cookies will also be served!


4. Stambaugh Soiree

All students are invited to join this event featuring a talk from Congressman Jim Cooper. He is known in Congress for his work on a bipartisan budget plan. Stop by Stambaugh at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to hear about his life and work in Congress.

3. North House Scary Halloween Movie Night

From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, North House is hosting a scary movie night in its Seminar Room. Use the entrance on the Peabody Lawn side, and go own the stairs. Grab a blanket and a friend and head over.


2. Baila con Sabor

It is time for another Commons Mix-Up Event! If you enjoyed the “North House Wedding,” be sure to check out Sutherland House’s “Baila con Sabor.” This event will be held at The Commons Center from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. There will be food, Latin dance lessons, and lots of fun.


1. The Upper Quad Block Party

From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, the Upper Quad is hosting its annual Halloween event. Sutherland House will have cookies and candy, Murray will have a photo booth, Stambaugh will be serving “mocktails,” and Crawford will have their annual haunted house. Make sure to stop by to get in the Halloween mood!



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