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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at VCU chapter.

Looking for a way to celebrate Women’s History Month without leaving campus? I got you.

Pass Her The Mic

What: The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and CULTURE are hosting an open mic night “honoring Women’s HerStory Month with an evening of readings, music, and performances about and from women,” according to the event’s page on RamsConnect.

When: Thursday, March 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Rams Lounge @ The Commons

How: RSVP on RamsConnect. Those interested in performing at the open mic should fill out this form by 4 p.m. the day of the event.

Pass My Crown (The Woman’s Voice in Hip Hop)

What: This panel discussion, moderated by AFAM professor Grace Gipson, Ph.D., will explore current and past women in the hip-hop industry. Panelists include recording artists Tiye Phoenix, StaHHR and Queen Herawin, according to the Department of African American Studies’ website.

When: Friday, March 17 from 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Room 1107 @ Academic Learning Commons

How: The event is free and open to the public. RSVP on Eventbrite.

Women’s HerStory Month Mixer

What: Grab some free food and drinks at OMSA’s HerStory Month Mixer next week featuring female-owned businesses in Richmond.

When: Monday, March 20 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Richmond Salons @ The Commons

How: This event is open to all female faculty, staff and students at VCU. RSVP on RamsConnect.

Defining Womanhood: A Conversation With Trans Women And Femmes Of Color

What: This panel will feature trans femmes of color discussion how they define womanhood for themselves, including shared obstacles, self-care and more, according to RamsConnect. Pizza will be served at the panel.

When: Wednesday, March 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 pm.

Where: SGA Senate Chambers @ The Commons

How: RSVP on RamsConnect. If you’d like to submit a question for the panel, submit it through this Google form.

Indigenous HerStory: The Native Experience At VCU

What: This discussion with Indigenous VCU alumni will explore the question “How has the native student experience changed at VCU over the last 50 years?” according to RamsConnect. Traditional Indian Fry bread made by a member of the Rappahannock Tribe will be served.

When: Thursday, March 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: OMSA Office @ The Commons

How: RSVP on RamsConnect.

Emily Richardson is a digital journalism student at Virginia Commonwealth University and HCVCU's Editor-in-Chief. She has contributed to a number of independent publications and has interests in social issues, sustainability and pop culture.