BSA Weekly Newsletter:

Thanksgiving Edition: November 11th - 16th

Letter From The President

Morgan Franklin

Dear BSA Family,


This week is Thankgiving Dinner!!!! Please make sure to bring your friends and celebrate thanksgiving with your Vandy family!


We are also sponsoring VSW's Guns and Roses show this thursday so please stop by to see their amazing spoken word performers!


Good luck on your midterms before thanksgiving break, and have safe travels home!



BEAT UT & Anchor Down,


Morgan Franklin

BSA Thanksgiving Dinner

Tuesday, Nov. 19th, 6:30pm

Alumni Hall 202

It's that time of the year again!


You are cordially invited to BSA's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner!! Food will be provided from Harper's Soul Food and Cupcake Collection, so it is sure to warm your heart and stomach! Please join us for food, family, and fellowship as we give thanks for surviving another year.

Complete Capture will be taking photos for the yearbook so please come prepared.

Our Academic Affairs committee will have past tests available for pick up.


Please bring a donation for the holiday toy drive that will be donated to the Edgehill community!

Bring a Friend! WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US!!



VSW Presents Guns & Roses: The Violence Show

Thursday, Nov. 21st, 6:30pm

Commons Multi-Purpose Room

Get ready for our fourth open mic of the year! This time our theme is “Guns and Roses: The Violence Show”, The event will feature acclaimed artists Kevin Coval and Malcolm London.


About the Talent:

Malcolm London has been named the “Gil Scott Heron” of our generation, a fact provided in one of his much-viewed TED talks. He is also a member of UCAN’S National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention and is also on the council of the prestigious Steppenwolf Theater.

HBO featured artist Kevin Coval is a young Jewish performer and educator who dives into questions about race, heritage, identity, and religion in American culture.

Come out for an evening extremely engaging poetry from some of the best to pick up a pen. Stay for the inspiration, conversation, and understanding, hopefully through understanding, violence may cease to be.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.


Events Around Campus This Week

Vanderbilt African Students Union presents: FIFA 2013 and Jets Pizza

Monday, Nov. 18th, 6pm

MLC Lounge

EA Sports has called FIFA 2013 "the most authentic football game on the planet with 30 of the world's best leagues" ! We are calling all men and women who love sports and/or video games to come play the FIFA video game as well as enjoy FREE JETS PIZZA and refreshments! You don't want to miss this!


The Crimson Games

Monday, Nov. 18th, 7:30pm

Rec Center

The Mu Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites all of those invested in the November Crimson Dot initiative to sign up for a competition like no other! Teams of 3, which must be have at least 1 member of the opposite sex, can sign up by emailing isis.o.freeman@vanderbilt.edu to compete in a circuits obstacle course for a grand prize package of Visa and Chipotle gift cards!!!

Meet at the Rec Center Basketball Court on Monday, November 18th at 7:30 PM to witness The Crimson Games.

May the odds be ever in your favor.


CAFE CON LECHE

Tuesday, Nov. 19th, 7pm

Sarratt 325/327

Are you interested in dancing in Café con Leche?
WANT TO BE A BAILADORE!

Come out to this grand meeting on November 19, 2013 at 7pm in Sarratt 325/327 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!

We will be having Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Tango, Samba, Kizomba and more!

FIRST 25 PEOPLE AT THE MEETING GET A FREE CAFÉ 2013 DVD
FREE FOOD WILL BE CATERED BY THE LOCAL TACO


Upcoming Events

Quote of the Week

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say, ‘Thank you?’ – William Ward

Black Student Alliance

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