The Week Ahead: April 18-April 22


Julia Faherty 

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As the last week before finals, studying is on the top of every student’s to-do list. Don’t forget to schedule a quick study break and try attending one of these fun campus events.

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As the last week before finals, studying is on the top of every student’s to-do list. Don’t forget to schedule a quick study break and try attending one of these fun campus events.

  • Intro Drawing Class Intro Drawing Class
  • SCPC: Collectible Creations SCPC: Collectible Creations
  • GT Jazz Ensemble GT Jazz Ensemble
  • DanceTech DanceTech
  • Earth Day Earth Day
  • SympVibes Spring Concert SympVibes Spring Concert
  • RHA: Club Party RHA: Club Party
Monday, April 18:

Student Council Programs Center presents: Collectible Creations

  • When: 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Invention Studio on the second floor of the Manufacturing Related Disciplines Complex
  • What: On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday night, students have the opportunity to make fun collectibles with the help of Prototyping Instructors from the Invention Studio. There are four classes offered each day, but attendees may only take one per day. Each class will focus on a different creation: laser cut puzzles, a steel guy, a candy dispenser, and a bike light. Register online at
  • Cost: $5 per class

Tuesday, April 19:

 Paper and Clay presents: Introductory Drawing Class

  • When: 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Paper and Clay, on the third floor of the Student Center
  • What: Paper and Clay is hosting an introductory drawing class on Tuesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. Let your inner artist free and express yourself through a canvas. Call 404-894-2827 to reserve a space in the class.
  • Cost: $25 for students (Includes the cost of sketchbook and pencils.)

Georgia Tech Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band, and Symphonic Band Concert

  •  When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Ferst Center for the Arts
  • What: The Georgia Tech School of Music will present the final jazz and concert band concert of the spring semester on Tuesday, April 19.  The concert will include renditions of various compositions including Hobbits from Symphony No. 1, “The Lord of the Rings” by Johan de Meij. You can choose to attend the event in person or live stream the performance from the comfort of your dorm room at
  • Cost: Free

Wednesday, April 20:

 Love Makes a Family Photo Exhibit

  • When: All day
  • Where: Third floor of Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons 
  • What: After studying for countless hours, your mind may need some rest. Take a walk to the third floor of the Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons and check out the Love Makes a Family Photo Exhibit. This museum-quality exhibit contains photographs and interviews of families that have gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender members.
  • Cost: Free

Thursday, April 21:

 Mind Matters: Using Psychology to Enhance Your Academic and Test Performance

  • When: 11 a.m. to noon
  • Where: Room 115 in the Instructional Center
  • What: Learn how to harness the energy behind stress to maximize test performance. This workshop will improve your test taking skills and help you reduce stress as you go into finals. A counselor will be teaching techniques for enhancing memory, improving concentration, and recalling material that has been previously studied.
  • Cost: Free

 Fine Arts Showcase: Hosted by DanceTech

  •  When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: Ferst Center for the Arts
  • What: DanceTech will present its Fine Arts Showcase on Thursday, April 21. The event will feature a variety of dance performance groups from the Georgia Tech community.  Support the talented Georgia Tech dancers and treat yourself to an entertaining Thursday evening.
  • Cost: $2 for students (Tickets are available for purchase at the Student Center Box Office)


Friday, April 22:

Earth Day at Georgia Tech

  • When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: Instructional Center Lawn
  • What: Georgia Tech will host the 19th Annual Earth Day Celebration on the Instructional Center lawn. The event will include live music, free Earth Day t-shirts, a green energy challenge, a clothing swap, and more. Come learn more about living an eco-friendly lifestyle and making changes to increase sustainablity.
  • Cost: Free

Sympathetic Vibrations Spring Concert

  •  When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: LeCraw Auditorium
  • What: If you’re a fan of a cappella music, come out to the Sympathetic Vibrations Spring Concert on Friday, April 22. The concert will feature The Graduates, Atlanta’s only semi-pro, co-ed a cappella group. Tickets are available at
  • Cost: $7

Residence Hall Association End of the World (semester) Party

  •  When: 8 to 11 p.m.
  • Where: The Campus Recreation Center
  • What: Get ready for the party of the semester. This event promises an evening filled with money machines, inflatables, free pizza, golf cart races, and a silent disco.  The first 500 attendees will receive free t-shirts. All students are welcome, so come out and dance the semester away.
  • Cost: Free

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  • Created On: Apr 15, 2016 - 11:44am
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