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Today’s Calendar

weekly events
Mondays6-8 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 Saturday, November 24
Clothing/food/furniture/hygiene product drive. Due to overwhelming response we are extending the donation drive to further help our sisters who battle to overcome domestic violence. No booth this week, anyone with donations please call 503-228-4745.

Thursday, November 222 p.m.
Looking for a place to spend Thanksgiving? the members of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) invite you to join them for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. All you need to bring is yourself and an appetite. This will be a chance to spend time with other PSU students in town for the holiday. Enter from the parking lot doors off Broadway or the doors off of Park. First Christian Church is located between Broadway and Park, and Jefferson and Columbia. For more information contact Cheryl Miller at 503-228-9211 ext.101 or at [email protected].

Wednesday, November 28Noon-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.

8 p.m.
Tutankhanmen: International Man of Mystery. Free lecture on the Pharaoh Tutankhamen, given by Marian Feldman, a professor at the University of Berkeley. event presented by the Archaeological Institute of America. The lecture will take place in the Vanport Room in SMC.

art exhibits
Now through Friday, December 21
Emerging Artists: A group show. Todd Lininger, Raven Lloyd, Kim Newdelman, Lisa Onstad, Sara Parks-Clifford and Kristin Mitsu Shiga. Exhibit at the Cabell Center at the Catlin Gabel School, 8825 S.W. Barnes Rd.

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.

Wednesday, December 5 through Friday, December 28
Meditations on Orion-Mixed Media Works by Pat Hanson. In the new L&B Viewing Room, 1215 S.W. 16th Ave. For more information call 503-241-4144.

musical performances
Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 97:30 p.m. on Saturday and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday
Piano recital performed by Ilya Itin. Presented by PSU Piano Recital Series. Performance in Lincoln Hall Auditorium. Cost $25 general admission, $21 seniors and PSU faculty and staff and $12.50 for students. Box office handling charges apply. All seating is reserved. For tickets call 503-725-3307.

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.

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.

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 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 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.