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Today’s Calendar

weekly events
Mondays6-7:30 p.m.
From Left to Right. Join the College Republicans for intelligent discussion of the local, state and national issues in an open forum format. Jam with us! All are welcome! Meet at the Market Street McMenamins.

6-8 p.m.
Got Issues? Are you worried about the erosion of our civil liberties? Concerned and want to do something about it? Join the College Republicans and practice your right to free speech. Meetings are in SMC 229. For more information contact [email protected]


Tuesdays12-1 p.m.
Free Meditation. Presented by the Art of Living Club. Event takes place in SMC 290 or 294. For more information Deeanne Winfree at [email protected]

12-1 p.m.
Returning Women Students Eating Lunch Together. SMC 225. For more information call 503-725-5471.

3-4:30 p.m.
Interpersonal Therapy Group (co-ed). For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423.

3-4:30 p.m.
ADHD Group. For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423.

4-5:30 p.m.
Counselor Education Graduate Student Group. For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423.


Wednesdays11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Returning Women Students Eating Lunch Together. SMC 229. For more information call 503-725-5471.

2-3 p.m.
The Baha’i faith. The Baha’i faith is a world religion that strongly emphasizes equality of women and men, the elimination of all prejudices and is an independent investigation of truth and the oneness of humankind. Come to a meeting to find out more information. SMC 230.

5-6:30 p.m.
Experience Rhythm in a New Way. A new way of learning and understanding rhythm through simultaneously stepping, clapping and speaking. Presented by Mary H. Kogen, professor of music in LH 75.

Thursdays 4-5:30 p.m.
Students for Unity. Come and lend a hand to social change. Find out about our current campaign (Move the Money, peace and justice and many more exciting opportunities. See you there! Meet in SMC 225. For more information contact Students for Unity at 503-725-8777.

4-5:30 p.m.
Sexual Minorities. For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423.

4:30-6:30 p.m.
Chinese Corner. Chinese speakers, both native and non-native, get together for conversation. The objective is to bring together different cultures in an environment that supports learning of a second language for both Chinese and English speakers. Meetings are held at the Meetro.


Fridays1-2:30 p.m.
Interpersonal Therapy. For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423.


special events
Friday, November 24 p.m.
College Bowl Night. Relive the glory days of PSU at the College Bowl. Event is part of PSU weekend. Sponsored by the Communication Department and Communication Alumni and Friends. Event takes place in the SMC Ballroom.

Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 38:45 a.m.-5 p.m.
International Law and Ethics Conference Series. The institutionalization of Human Rights and Globalization Conference will be held featuring speakers on Human Rights.

Presented by the Philosophy Department and the Conflict Resolution Graduate Program. Friday in SMC, Browsing Lounge, Room 238 and Saturday in SMC 228. For more information contact [email protected] or call 503-725-3524.

Friday, November 2-Sunday, November 4
PSU Weekend. School and departmental celebrations, exhibitions and conversations. For more information call the PSU hotline at 503-725-4949 or visit the Web site at www.alumni.pdx.edu.

Tuesday, November 610 a.m.-2 p.m.
Law School Fair. Meet with admissions directors from law schools across the country. Come with questions, get information on programs at specific schools, pick up catalogs. If you are even considering law school, you do not want to miss this. Event will take place in SMC Ballroom. For more information and a list of schools, check out www.prelawsociety.pdx.edu.


art exhibits
Now through January 6
“We Need to Remember.” A showcase of traditional artists from Oregon’s Native, cowboy and immigrant communities. The exhibit is displayed at the Oregon History Center, 1200 S.W. Park. Admission $6 for adults, $3 for students with ID, $1.50 for children 6-12 and free for children under 5. For more information call 503-306-5221.


lectures
Tuesday, November 6Noon-2 p.m.
How to get into Graduate School.
A presentation by Donald Asher. A nationally renowned speaker and writer speaking on career development and higher education issues. The event will be in SMC 294-296.

Wednesday, November 147 p.m.
A Feminist Response to War and Terrorism. Join the roundtable discussion to address many of the questions that we were all left from the events of September 11. Event sponsored by Portland Radical Women. Meet at Bread and Roses Center, 819 N. Killingsworth.

The meeting is free and open to the public. A Pacific Northwest buffet, with a vegetarian option, will be served at 6:30 p.m. for a $6 donation. For childcare, rides, work exchange or more information call 503-240-4462.


workshops on campus
Saturday, November 31-4 p.m.
How to Build a Career as a Writer. Phil Busse, managing editor for the Portland Mercury, will provide insights and tips on how to make connections with editors and inroads to various publications. The cost of the workshop is $50. The event takes place in NH 407. For more information about how to register contact the Center for Excellence in Writing at 503-725-3579.

Tuesday, November 6, 13 and 20 2-3 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.
MBTI and Career Choice Session. Understand how your personality and skills relate to careers and how to explore careers that fulfill your skills and interests. You must attend all three sessions. Located in the Career Center USB 402. For more information call 503-725-4613.

Tuesday, November 63-4 p.m.
Resume Preparation Workshop. Get the latest information on how to write effective resumes and cover letters. Located in the Career Center USB 402. For more information call 503-725-4613.

Wednesday, November 72-4 p.m.
Effective Interviewing Workshop. Learn specific strategies to further develop your interviewing skills. This in depth workshop will provide information on what employers expect form candidates during interviews. Located in the Career Center USB 402. For more information call 503-725-4613.

Thursday, November 1511 a.m.-noon.
Introduction to Interviewing. Learn the basics of interviewing and begin to develop you interviewing skills in this introductory workshop. Located in the Career Center USB 402. For more information call 503-725-4613.

Now through November 226 p.m.
Afro-Cuban Dance Workshop. An eight-week workshop featuring Teresita Perez and live percussion. Presented by the World Dance Office. Workshop located in 207 in the Peter Stott Center. For more information contact Molly Gibson 503-725-5670.

Monday, November 263-4 p.m.
Resume Preparation Workshop. Get the latest information on how to write effective resumes and cover letters. Located in the Career Center USB 402. For more information call 503-725-4613.

Thursday, November 291-3 p.m.
Effective Interviewing Workshop. Learn specific strategies to further develop your interviewing skills. This in depth workshop will provide information on what employers expect form candidates during interviews. Located in the Career Center USB 402. For more information call 503-725-4613.


film
Friday, November 27-9 p.m.
“Human Resources and Degrees of Shame.” Film is a part of Campus Equity Week. The film will be in CH 71.

Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 37 and 9:30 p.m.
“The War of the Worlds” (1953). Film will be screened at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas, 510 S.W. Hall. $4 general admission, $3 students and $2 for PSU students. Presented by the Film Committee. For more information contact the Film Committee at 503-725-4470.

health services
The Family Center Outreach, a program of Volunteers of America, has opened their doors in Southeast Portland to provide services to women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence. This new community resource provides free support groups and drop-in services. For more information contact Natalie at 503-771-5503.

If you are a woman who has a physically abusive female partner, call the 24-hour crisis line, 503-281-2442, or women-battered-by-women support groups at 503-232-7805 or 503-289-6869, ext. 11. NH basement.


volunteer opportunities
Soup Kitchen Visits. We will be going to a soup kitchen to help with lunch on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Meet between NH and SMC at 9:30 a.m. Presented by OSPIRG. Call 503-725-4500 to confirm.

The Volunteer Alert is back. Check out the opportunities to help REACH and contact us to sign up or to get more information. Go to www.reachcdc.org for more details.

Hyalite is a nonprofit organization that needs volunteers with grant writing skills. Volunteers will be writing grant support to complete Historical Documentaries about African Americans during the Civil War and African Americans during the movement West. Send resumes to http://hyaliteinc.org/index.htm or call 503-220-8282.

Street Roots is organizing a campaign to establish a campground for homeless people in Portland. The Out of the Doorways campaign meeting is every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Martial Arts Gallery at 18 N.W. Third. Please join us in our struggle for justice for homeless people in Portland. For more information call 503-228-5657.

The Metropolitan Human Rights Center is seeking knowledgeable and experienced people interested in becoming volunteer trainers on issues regarding diversity, human rights and much more. Please contact Michelle Neal at 503-823-5284 if interested.

Oregon Partnership is an organization dedicated to changing lives through substance abuse prevention, education and referrals. They are currently looking for volunteers to work on their various programs. For more information call 503-244-5211.

Clackamas Women’s Services has many opportunities for compassionate, open-minded women who want to help women and children survivors of domestic and sexual violence. You may also be able to earn college credit if you are a current student. We are currently seeking volunteers for days, evenings or weekends. For more information call 503-654-2807.

Wish you could do something to help end domestic and sexual violence? The Bradley-Angle House is looking for volunteers to work its 24-hour crisis line, staff emergency shelter and transitional houses, work with children’s groups and serve on the board of directors. They are also seeking volunteers to do administrative and maintenance work. The Bradley-Angle House provides quality service for women and children of all races, religions, sexual orientations, ages and backgrounds.

Ongoing education regarding homophobia, racism and oppression is required of all staff volunteers.

Please call and donate your services at 503-282-9940. Make a difference!

Shelter/Domestic Violence Resource Center is looking for caring individuals to volunteer and make a difference in the lives of women and children. There are many opportunities to share your skills and all are invited to apply. No prior experience is necessary as comprehensive training is provided.

If you are interested, please contact Rebecca at 503-640-5352.

Transition Projects has a year-round need for hygiene items like soap, shampoo and razors, as well as blankets. Volunteers are needed year-round to help serve and supply food at the Clark Center and also the Glisan Street Shelter. Call 503-823-5845 for more information.