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weekly eventsMondays6-8 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]


TuesdaysNoon-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]

Noon-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 323.

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 p.m.
Beta Alpha Psi. Opportunities to network with fellow students and professionals in various fields of accounting. Guest speakers from various companies will be speaking bi-weekly. Come and enjoy free food and drink and find out how to join. Event SBA 130. For more information Lexy Dale Henken at [email protected]

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
Now through Friday, November 16
Clothing/food/furniture/hygiene product drive. Help stop the cycle of domestic violence. Donations go to Raphael House. Donation box outside Women’s Resource Center. Tuesday and Thursday outdoor booth located between Smith and Cramer. No donation too small. All forms of generosity are accepted.

Wednesday, November 1411 a.m.-4 p.m.
Walk the Labyrinth. An ancient tool for contemplation and meditation, for persons of all faiths, traditions and spiritual journeys. Walk the labyrinth as a way to find your spiritual center. Event located in 296-298 SMC. Presented by the Covenant Five Campus Ministry. For more information contact Elizabeth at 503-226-7807 ext.104.

11:15-11:45 a.m.
Fencing Club organizational meeting. Event location is in 244 Peter Stott Center.

4 p.m.
Pre-Law Society Meeting. If you are thinking about law school you should come check us out! We hope to make the route there as clear as possible. Come check us out, learn about upcoming visits to law schools in the Pacific Northwest, practice LSAT sessions, seminars and panels. Get involved! Hope to see you in CH 488.

Thursday, November 1511 a.m.-2 p.m.
International Education Week Information Fair featuring information from international PSU programs, music, dance, costumes, flags and a door prize! Event is a part of the International Education Week. Fair located in the Multicultural Center, SMC 228.

Friday, November 167 p.m.-Midnight.
Books Not Bombs: Turning Revenge Into Love Fundraising Project. The evening includes music ,art, chance, African speakers, raffle, food and DJ party. The Association of African Students and Education WithOut Borders (EWOE) will be hosting the fundraising event. The goal is to raise enough money to ship books to a school system in East Africa. Admission is free and donations are accepted. The event will take place in SMC, Ballroom, third floor. For more information call 503-241-7262.

Sunday, November 18Noon-4 p.m.
Students for a Free Tibet presents Semshug (Hope) Cultural Show at PSU. Five versatile young Tibetan musicians from the Bay area will be performing traditional Tibetan music. SFT excitedly invites everyone to an afternoon of traditional Tibetan music, dance and performances, latest modern tunes, surprise shows from local talents, raffles and delicious snacks and drinks. Event takes place SMC Ballroom, third floor. Suggested donation of $15 (all proceeds will be donated to grassroots nonprofit org.) For more information contact Tseten at 503-754-2832.

Monday, November 191-2 p.m.
Flu Vaccination Clinic. Student Health Service is offering flu vaccines for students, faculty and staff. Prices may vary. $9 for staff/faculty/part time students. $6 for fulltime students. Presented by Student Health Services. Vaccines will take place in NH D4. For more information contact Gwyn Ashcom at 503-725-3462.

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
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 Sept. 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.

Thursday, November 152 p.m.
Oregon Hunger and Homelessness Forum. Educational forum and open discussion on hunger and homeless issues in Oregon. Part of the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week.

There will be several speakers, including members of the Dignity Village community. Presented by OSPIRG.

Donations accepted. Event located in SMC 290.

Friday, November 1611:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Sister Helen Prejean speaking at PSU. The author of “Dead Man Walking” and two-time Nobel Peace Prize Nominee will share her thoughts on capitol punishment in a time of terrorism. Learn about the implication of this important issue in Oregon and the 2002 Life for Life Initiative.

The event is presented by Amnesty International. The lecture will take place in the Campus Ministry Koinonia House. Admission is free. For more information contact Julie Richard at [email protected]

Wednesday, November 2812-2 p.m.
The Challenges Facing Chinese Women Since the Opening Up. Lecture presented by Wang Jiaxiang. Professor Wang is a member of the English faculty at Beijing Foreign Studies University. She has a distinguished record of service in the cause of women’s rights and development. She is currently in residence at UCLA. Lecture will be in 328-329 SMC.


workshops
Wednesday, November 149-11 a.m.
Sexual Harassment Training Session for Faulty and Staff. Learn more about how to recognize and deal with sexual harassment. The workshop is presented by the Affirmative Action Office.

The event will take place in SMC 229. To reserve a place call Human Resources at 503-725-4926 or e-mail at [email protected]

6-7:30 p.m.
Free vehicle law class by Ray Thomas. An overview of Oregon’s laws for bicyclists. Learn about your rights. Presented by the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) and Ray Thomas.

Class will take place at the BTA at 717 S.W. 12th Ave. For more information contact the BTA at 503-226-0676.

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.


plays
Tuesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 2
“Master Harold”…and the boys by internationally renowned playwright Athol Fugard. The play is a confessional drama about a white adolescent’s abuse of his power in a racially mixed friendship in the apartheid society of South Africa circa 1950. The play will be in the Studio Theater, Lincoln Hall. Admission is $4. For more information contact John Duncan at 503-682-6765.


films
Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 177 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Film Committee will be screening Fellini’s “Satyricon” and the films of Maya Deren. Presented by the Film committee. Films will be shown at 5th Avenue Cinemas, 510 S.W. Hall.

Admission is $4 general, $3 students and $2 for PSU students. 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 Neuberger and Smith 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.