Tuesday March 20
? 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Walk the labyrinth. The labyrinth is an ancient tool for contemplation and meditation. One will be available to the PSU community. For people of all faiths, traditions and spiritual journeys. Sponsored by Campus Ministry. Koinonia House.

Wednesday March 28
? 7-9 p.m.
Dr. Neal Barnard will speak on Turn off the Fat Genes: The Revolutionary Guide to Taking Charge of the Genes that Control Your Weight.” Barnard is from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Sponsored by OSPIRG.

performances on campus

Friday March 16
? Noon
PSU One-Act Festival featuring “The Old Petrol Station.” LH 115.

7 p.m. PSU One-Act Festival featuring “The Marriage Proposal,” “Lonestar” and “Impromptu.” LH 115.

? 7:30 p.m. “Old Cats of Jazz” concert. Portland’s pioneers of jazz come together to perform this annual concert. LH. $6-10.

Saturday March 17
? 8:15 p.m.
The PSU Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Choir will perform works from Mozart and Dvorak. $6-10.

Monday March 19
? Noon.
PSU One-Act Festival featuring “The Problem” and “Nada Pasini.” LH 115.

Tuesday March 20 and Thursday March 22
? Noon.
PSU One-Act Festival featuring “All Men are Whores – An Inquiry.” LH 115.

odds and ends

Friday March 16 and Saturday March 17
? 7 & 9:15 p.m.
Euro horror weekend. The PSU Film Committee will be screening “Black Sunday,” an Italian horror film along with British horror film “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors.” $2-4. For more information call (503) 725-4470.

Wednesday April 18
? 3-6 p.m.
Welcome home reception and workshop for PSU students who have studied abroad. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet other PSU students who have studied abroad and learn more about intercultural communication. Koinonia House. For more information call (503) 702-0134.

lectures on campus

Friday March 16
? 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Lecture in professional and industrial mathematics. Dr. Douglass Cooper will speak on Applying Queuing Theory to Communication Networks. SBA 160.

art exhibits

Now through Sunday March 18
? “Drawn Across the Century: Highlights from the Dillard Collection,” will be on display at Reed College’s Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, 3203 S.E. Woodstock. For more information call (503) 777-7790.

Now through Friday March 30
? A student designed and constructed exhibition illustrating the best student work from the past year will be on display in Gallery 299 in NH. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Now through Friday March 30,
? “Strategies” by Jill Odegaard will be on display at L&B Viewing Room, 1714 N.W. Overton. Visit www.lb-studios.com for more information.

Now through Saturday March 31
? Sculptures and paintings by Jun Kaneko and paintings by Paul Green will be on display at the Laura Russo Gallery, 805 N.W. 21st. For hours call (503) 226-2754.

Now through Wednesday April 4
? “On Canvas and Off,” abstract and shaped paintings, will be on display at Multnomah Arts Center Gallery, 7688 S.W. Capitol Hwy. For more information call (503) 823-2787.

Now through Thursday April 5
? Deborah Lozier’s “1+1=ONE” will be on display at the Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art at Pacific University. 2043 College Way, Forest Grove. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, or by appointment. Call (503) 359-2216 for more information.

weekly events

Every Monday
? 4 p.m.
Night skiing at Mt. Hood Skibowl. Monday nights during the winter quarter the Outdoor Program is providing transportation up to the mountain for those wanting to make some midweek turns. For more information call the ODP at (503) 725-5668.

Every Monday and Thursday
? 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday. Noon-1 p.m., Thursday.
“Returning Women Students Eating Lunch Together.” Presented by the program for returning women students. Mondays, SMC 225. Thursdays, SMC 323.

Every Tuesday
? 11 a.m.-noon.
Human Resource Management Association meeting. New members welcome. Come hear about current events in HR, listen to a guest speaker and more. SMC 323.

? 2 p.m. Bible study and worship. Join us for our weekly gathering of International and American students. Worship, prayer and relevant teaching in a multi-ethnic setting. SMC 333.

? 5-6:30 p.m. A high-energy dance workshop for people of all ages and levels of fitness. Mariecella Devine teaches current hip-hop moves with a personal flair. Presented by the World Dance Office. $3. PSC 207.

Every Wednesday
? 10 a.m.
Prayer meeting. Have a need? We believe God hears and answers prayer. Join us as we pray for one another and the PSU community. Presented by Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship. SMC 330.

? 11:30 a.m.-noon. Catholic mass. Catholic mass for students, faculty and staff held in the Campus Ministry chapel, located at the corner of Broadway and Montgomery.

? 5-6 p.m. Las Mujeres de la Raza meeting. General meeting for those that are interested in issues that effect chicanas/latinas. Come find out about events, conferences and volunteer opportunities. If you can’t make the meetings we can keep you posted via e-mail. For more information call (503) 725-5665.

Every Thursday
? 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
OSPIRG meeting. Find out about the various OSPIRG campaigns going on this term. For more information call (503) 725-4500.

Every Wednesday and Friday
? Noon-1 p.m.
Popular Music Board Noon Gigs. PMB presents local and touring artists for noon concerts. The shows are free. Come out and enjoy yourself. Park Blocks or SMC Parkway North.

? 7:15 p.m. Taize prayer. Join with others in prayer in the manner of the Taize community. Campus Ministry Chapel.

Every Friday
? 6-8 p.m.
Catholic Students Association meeting. Join other students for a meeting that includes prayer, sharing, discussion and a meal together. Campus Ministry Building.

? 6:30-8:30 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 which supports learning of a second language for both Chinese and English speakers. Metro Coffeehouse, behind Science Building II.

? 7 p.m. The Edge. Come join the crazy cats of Campus Crusade for Christ for “The Edge.” We meet every Friday night at American Espresso for food, music and praising God. American Espresso is located on Sixth and Hall.

Every Saturday
? Noon-3 p.m.
Portland State’s School of Extended Studies presents another season of its Opera Appreciation Lecture series in collaboration with the Portland Opera and the PSU School of Fine and Performing Arts. Lectures are $20 each, student and season discounts available. For more information call (503) 725-3276.

literary readings

Wednesday March 21
?7:30 p.m.
Author Lisa Scottoline stands out from most suspense writers with her droll and ironic style. Scottoline will read from her new book The Vendetta Defense. Powell’s City of Books 1005 W. Burnside.

Thursday March 22
? 7:30 p.m.
Bart Schneider will read from his evocative novel of race, politics, and identity titled “Secret Love.” Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 3723 S.E. Hawthorne.

music around town

Sunday March 18
?3 p.m.
Sunday Jazz at the Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th. This year features John Stowell, Dan Balmer, Dan Faehnle, backed by bassist Dave Captein. Food and drinks will be available during the show. $8-10.

Wednesday March 21
? Reel Big Fish and Sum 41 at the Roseland Theater. $12, Fastixx.

theater around town

Now through Saturday April 5
? The Musical Theatre Company presents “Li’l Abner,” an upbeat musical extravaganza that is a satisfying mixture of hillbilly and sharp, critical humor. Call (503) 224-8730 for show times and prices.

Friday March 23 and Saturday March 24
? 8 p.m.
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art presents “Swan Tool,” a breath-taking new multi-media performance with music by Zac Love. Scottish Rite Center. $13-16. For more information call (503) 242-1419.

health services

? Time to sign up for spring groups. Call Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) today at (503) 725 4423. This is a free service to eligible students.
? Procrastination and Test Anxiety Skills Group. Mondays, 10-11:30 a.m.
? Interpersonal (co-ed) Therapy Group, Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m.
? Interpersonal (co-ed) Therapy Group, Mondays 4-5:30 p.m.
? ADHD Group (tentative), Wednesdays, 3-4:30 p.m.
? Sexual Minorities Group, Thursdays, 4:30-6 p.m.

? 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

Saturday March 17
? 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Community builder workdays. Come help repair homes and do yard work for low-income senior and disabled homeowners. Refreshments are provided. E-mail Mike Masat at [email protected] for more information.

ongoing volunteer opportunities

? 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 non-profit organization that needs volunteers with good skills in mentoring youth ages 12-17. For more information 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.


? Now accepting submissions for the annual Juried Student Show. To submit, bring six slides, an artist’s statement and a proposal for your show to the Littman Gallery. The prize is $200, plus a solo show in the Littman Gallery in August 2001. For more information call (503) 725-5656.

? Recognizing the need for hourly and daily parking, PSU will be assuming possession of the lower two levels of the University Center Building starting Feb. 1. These temporary spaces will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. These spaces will not be available to regular monthly or term permit holders. For more information call (503) 725-4412.

? Due to an increase in Saturday classes and activities at PSU, we will no longer be able to provide free parking on Saturdays beginning Feb. 3. Daily permits will be available for $3 with attendants in structures one and three. For more information call (503) 725-4412.

? 5-7 p.m. D.J. Fresh presents the Fresh Connection, bringing you the phattest in R&B, hip-hop and old school. Call (503) 725-5945 with your requests.

? PSU’s Center for Excellence in Writing presents Molly Gloss, novelist and author of several short stories. Gloss will be conducting a seminar entitled, “Writing Fiction as a Profession.” $374. For more information call Tracy Dillon at (503) 725-3579.

? Students: Would you like to teach a class on your favorite topic? Contact the Chiron Studies Program at (503) 725-5662. Deadline for proposals for Winter term 2002 is May 1.

events over spring break

Thursday March 29
? 7:30 p.m.
PSU’s School of Business will host and informational meeting about the Master of International Management degree program. SBA 550.

Saturday March 31
8 p.m. “Pharoah, King of Egypt,” a new play by Chana Cox, will be performed at Lewis and Clark College, 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Rd. $2-6.

first week back

Tuesday April 3
? 3 p.m.
Softball vs. Oregon. Doubleheader. Location: Erv Lind Stadium N.E. 57th and Halsey

Wednesday April 4
? 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Alternative health fair. Alternative health care professional and vendors will be on campus giving demonstrations and giving out prizes. SMC Ballroom.

? 8 p.m. Violinist Jaap Schroder, cellist Marc Vanscheeuwijck and fortepianist Bonnie Garrett will perform a program of classical music at Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd. $5-$10.

Thursday April 5
? 4 p.m.
Softball vs. Fresno State. Doubleheader. Location: Erv Lind Stadium N.E. 57th and Halsey.