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Today’s Calendar

weekly events
Mondays?6-7:30 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]


Tuesdays?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.


Wednesdays?11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Returning Women Students Eating Lunch Together. SMC 229. For more information call 503-725-5471.

?1 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.


Thursdays ?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.


Fridays?1-2:30 p.m.
Interpersonal Therapy. For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423.


special events
Tuesday October 16?10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Teach In. “After September 11: Acknowledging Diverse Perspectives.” PSU faculty and staff will share their expertise and perspectives in this educational forum related to Sept. 11 and subsequent developments. Room 228, Smith Memorial Center. The event is free and open to the public. For information contact the Middle East Studies Center at 503-725-4074.

Now through Thursday, October 18?3-5 p.m.
Diversity Film Fest. The films are a part of PSU’s Teaching, Learning and Scholarship Programs for faculty and staff. The films are a Focus on Diversity. Films show in 290 SMC.

Thursday October 25?5:30-7 p.m.
Past Obsessions: War and Memory in the Twentieth Century. A lecture to inaugurate Portland State University’s Center for Japanese Studies. A reception to follow. For more information contact the Center for Japanese Studies at 503-725-8577.

Saturday, October 27
?Walk for the Gold. Special Olympics is planning its newest fund-raising event, a 5k fun walk. The walk starts and finishes in PGE Park. Teams and individuals must preregister before Oct. 20. Registration packets are available via e-mail, phone or by mail at Special Olympics Oregon. For more information call 503-248-0600.


art exhibits
Now through October 25
?”Topophilia: Semaru.” This contemporary, mixed media print instillation exhibits in the Autzen Gallery on the second floor of NH. For more information call 503-725-3344.

?”Crossing Boundaries Artists” exhibits in the Gallery 299 on the second floor of NH. For more information call 503-725-3344.

Now through October 26
?”Recording Bird Songs.” An installation of audio-recorded bird songs and prints based on sonograms from these recordings. Exhibit in the Littman Gallery in 250 SMC. For more information call 503-725-5656.

?”The Future of Printmaking: Northwest Regional Student Show.” Prints from students in Oregon and Washington college art programs. Exhibits in the White Gallery on the second floor of SMC. For more information call 503-725-5656.

Now through October 27
?”Where’s Afghanistan?” Free photo exhibit at the Koinoinia House. For more information call 503-226-7807.

Now through October 31
?”Visions and Visionaries.” 30-plus paintings by Oregon artists from 1880-1930, will be on display at Pittock Mansion. For more information call 503-823-3624. $2.50-$5.

?”Explorations of Boundaries and Thresholds.” Architecture Department Exhibits showing in the Vestibule Gallery in 229 SH. For more information call 503-725-8405.

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, October 17?7 p.m.
Andrew Revkin presents Growing Pains: Watching the Human Species’ Halting, Hopeful Coming of Age, an analysis of his 20 years of reporting on environmental problems and the search for solutions. Free and open to the public, seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Lecture located in 338 SMC. For more information call 503-725-3711.


workshops on campus
Now through November 22?6 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.


music on campus
Sunday, October 21?4 p.m.
Portland’s Florestan Trio Celebrates 25 Years of Music. The trio will perform in Lincoln Hall. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for seniors and $6 for students. A service charge may apply. Tickets are available through the PSU box office, at the door or at any Ticketmaster outlet. For more information call 503-725-3307 or 503-790-ARTS.


music around town
Now through October 21
“No, No Nanette.” “No, No Nanette” is a show that takes the audience back to the roaring ’20s. Performances are at Eastside Performance Center, 51 S.E. 14th and Stark. Ticket prices range from $26 to $30 for adults, $24 to $28 for seniors and $16 for students. Tickets can be purchased by calling The Musical Theatre Company box office 503-916-6592 or 503-224-5411.


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.


ongoing events
? 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.