BSA Weekly Newsletter

November 11th - 16th

Letter From The President

Morgan Franklin

Dear BSA Family,

There are a ton of events happening around campus this week! Look forward to Thanksgiving Dinner for food, fellowship and help to prepare all you freshman for your last chemistry test of the semester! Finals are around the corner, let's make these last 2 weeks count! Hope to see you all at the Vandy vs Kentucky game this Saturday as 11:00 AM!

Have a great week!

Anchor Down,

Morgan Franklin

Events Around Campus This Week

Delta Sigma Theta Presents: Furthest Thing From Perfect

Tuesday, Nov. 12th, 7:30pm

Garland 101

Join the Mu Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. as we host a multi-racial, multi-gender student panel discussion about perceptions of beauty in the opposite sex, personal body image issues, and how to balance the care of one's image and self-esteem with one's professional life!

Taziki's will be served!

NBLSA First General Body Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 6:30pm

Buttrick 304

Considering law school? Want to learn how you should begin your law school search? Wondering what NBLSA has planned for the rest of the year? Then be sure to come to NBLSA's first general body meeting. We will be discussing all of the new and exciting events that will be happening next semester, and we will be taking suggestions on how NBLSA can be more of a service to you! So mark your calendars! Food will be served!

Diversity Graduate Fair

Tuesday, Nov. 12th, 9pm

Commons Multi-Purpose Room

Are you interested in getting in a summer research or graduate school (master’s or PhD) program or learning more about the process? If so, you definitely should attend the Diversity Graduate Fair on Tuesday, November 12th from 4 pm – 7:30 pm in the Vanderbilt University Commons Center Multi-Purpose Room (2nd floor, Rooms 235/237). This is the first time that so many top research institutions will visit Vanderbilt specifically to recruit students like you!

If you have not yet RSVP’d for this event, please do so immediately by visiting We’d hate to have you miss out on this opportunity.

Kenya Dig it Presents: The Biggest Band-Aid

Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 6pm

Rand Lounge

Come cheer on some of Vandy and Belmont's finest talent!
Included in this list of performers are the a capella all-stars, “The Meladores” and powerhouse singers: Julia Cole, Megan Piphus, and Nate Banks. Also joining this list will be Belmont artists Hannah Allison and The Keeps!

You determine the winner by voting with cash donations to your favorite performers’ bucket (e.g. 50 cents, a dollar, 5 dollars etc.) All proceeds will be donated to Uhuru Child to help support sustainable business and fund education in Jikaze Kenya. The performer with the most money at the end will take home the coveted title of “Biggest Band-Aid”.

Come learn about Kenya Dig It, listen to some incredible performers, and eat delicious food!

Tickets are $10/person, on the wall Monday Nov 4th, Tuesday Nov 5th, and Tues Nov 12th from 11-2
Tickets are also $10 at the door

Cafe con Leche Sign-Ups

Tuesday, Nov. 19th, 9pm

2201 West End Avenue

Nashville, TN

Are you interested in dancing in Café con Leche?

Come out to this grand meeting on November 19, 2013 and learn a about each dance we'll have in the show, meet the choreographers for each dance and sign up to be a part of our Latin American Cultural Exposition that will be taking place on March 22, 2014!

VU v Kentucky

Saturday, Nov. 16th, 11am

2601 Jess Neely Drive

Nashville, TN

VOP Presents: Gospel ExtraVUganza!

Saturday, Nov. 16th, 1pm

Sarratt Cinema

Vanderbilt's Voices of Praise at our annual Winter Concert, Gospel ExtraVUganza! We invite you to come and praise the LORD with us on next Saturday November 16, 2013 @ 1pm sharp in Sarratt Cinema. All 5 of our ministries will be ministering (Gospel Choir, Chosen Step Team, Liturgical Dance, Mime, Spoken Word) and we will also have special guests!

***Refreshments will be served***

Anddd it's completely free!

Come & bring a friend :)

Peace, Love, & VOP

Upcoming Events

BSA Thanksgiving Dinner

Tuesday, Nov. 19th, 6pm

Alumni Hall

Quote of the Week

"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." - Dalai Lama

Black Student Alliance

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