student organizations

Thursday May 24
? 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Walk the Labyrinth. The labyrinth is an ancient tool for contemplation, prayer and meditation. For people of all faiths and spiritual journeys. Sponsored by Campus Ministry. SMC 296-98.

Friday May 25
? 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
TKE raving. Celebrate the end of the year with DJs and a beer garden. $5 with two cans of food, or $6 general admission. PSU ID required to enter, driver’s license required for the beer garden.

Friday May 25 and Saturday May 26
? 8 and 10 p.m.
The PSU Film Committee will screen “Three Kings” and “Enter the Dragon” this weekend. Call (503) 725-4470 for more information. Fifth Avenue Cinemas. $2-4.

Wednesday May 30
? 6 p.m.
Amnesty International will screen “Dead Man Walking,” a film by Tim Robbins, in lieu of the recent news of the delay of Timothy McVeigh’s execution. SMC 292.

Saturday June 2 and Sunday June 3
? Whitewater kayaking and rafting on the Deschutes River. Contact the Outdoor Program at (503) 725-5668 for more information. Students $48, others $65.

? Rock climbing at Smith Rocks. Contact the ODP at (503) 725-5668 for more information. Students $35, others $75.

performances on campus

Thursday May 24
? Noon.
Free concert featuring the PSU Wind Chamber. LH 75.

Thursday May 31
? Noon.
Free concert featuring the PSU Wind Symphony. LH 75.

Thursday May 31 through Saturday June 2
? 8 p.m.
The PSU Theater Arts Department presents “7 Stories,” a fast-paced comedy by Morris Panych. LH 175. $6-8.

odds and ends

Thursday May 24
? 4-5:30 p.m.
Careers in mental health. Potential careers in the field of mental health will be discussed with questions and answers following the presentation. SMC 328.

Wednesday May 30
? 1-2 p.m.
AIDS vaccine ride presentation. Two PSU students participating in a bicycle ride through Montana to benefit AIDS Vaccine research will give an informational presentation. Guest speaker Tucker Childs of the Department of Applied Linguistics. EH 109. Donations requested.

? 2:30-1:30 p.m. PSU-AAUP joint forum on fixed-term faculty issues. Free and open to all faculty. SMC 229.

? 7 p.m. Sister Spit, The Fabulous San Francisco-based All Queer Spoken Word, Poetry Performance Troupe and The Pan Dulce Trio, will perform a benefit show for the Hambelton Project. SMC Ballroom. $7-15.

Thursday May 31
? 3:30-4:30 p.m.
PSU-AAUP joint forum on fixed-term faculty issues. Free and open to all faculty. SMC 228F.

? 8 p.m. Fiction reading with acclaimed writer Ehud Harazelet. Harazelet is the author of two story collections “What Is It Then Between Us” and “Like Never Before.” Free for students and staff. SMC Cascade room.

lectures on campus

Wednesday May 30
? 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The Returning Women Students Mentor Program will hold a lecture on Child & Family. SMC 333

art exhibits

Now though Friday May 25
? The work of Sholeh Cusack will be on display in Autzen Gallery. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. NH.

? “Song of Songs: The Sublime,” by Agata Fic, will be on display in Gallery 299. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. NH.

Now through Sunday June 17
? The Cooley Gallery at Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., will have “Recent Sonia Boyce: La, La, La,” an exhibition of photographs, collages, films, prints and an installation, all from the 1990s by Afro-Caribbean artist Sonia Boyce. Call (503) 777-7790 for more information and hours.

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.

weekly events

Every Monday
? Noon.
Bible study. Bill Moyer’s study of Genesis. Watch a video. Read the text. Learn from one another. Call (503) 226-7807, ext. 105 for more information. Campus Ministry Building.

Every Monday and Wednesday
? 5-6:30 p.m.
Samba workshop. The World Dance Office presents a high energy dance workout taught by Sheyla Mattos. Live musical accompaniment by members of the Lions of Batucada.

? 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. SMC 333.

? 5:30 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. SMC Student Development Lobby.

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.

Every Wednesday and Thursday
? 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wednesday. Noon-1 p.m. Thursday. “Returning Women Students Eating Lunch Together.” Presented by the program for returning women students. Room changes to follow in May. Wednesday, SMC 333. Thursday, SMC 225.

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.

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

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.


Wednesday May 30
? 11 a.m.-noon.
Introduction to interviewing workshop. This one-hour presentation includes tips on ways to prepare, what to expect in interviews and a discussion of frequently asked questions. Career Center, USB 402.

Saturday June 2
? 11 a.m.
Free rape prevention seminar. Learn modern self-defense and street fighting techniques. Call (503) 295-2262 for more information.

literary readings

Tuesday May 29
? 7:30 p.m.
Barbara Ehrenreich presents her book, “Nickel and Dimed.” Powell’s on Hawthorne, 3723 S.E. Hawthorne.

Wednesday June 6
? 7:30 p.m.
Author Jennifer Weiner peers into the life of Cannie Shapiro in her book “Good in Bed.” Powell’s on Hawthorne, 3723 S.E. Hawthorne.

music around town

Sunday May 27
? 4 p.m.
The Portland Youth Philharmonic will perform selections from Wagner, Elgar, Ives, Saint-Saens, Rossini, Dvorak and Lutoslawski. The concert will be held at the Resort at the Mountain. For more information call (503) 223-5939. $8-10.

Wednesday May 30
? Noon.
Soprano, Nancy Olson-Chatalas, and pianist, Signe Lusk, will present a performance by their new chamber ensemble “Nightingale” of vocal and keyboard music. Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th.

Wednesday June 6
? Noon.
Linda Appert, coloratura soprano, will present a recital of songs and arias, accompanied by Michael Barnes. Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th.

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.

theater around town

Now through June 3
? The Musical Theatre Company presents “La Cage Aux Folles.” Performances will be held at the Eastside Performance Center, 531 S.E. 14th. Call (503) 916-6592 for show times and prices.

Friday May 25 through June 23
? Cygnet Theatre presents two one-act plays, “The Collection” and “Night School.” For more information call (503) 295-3555. Russell Street Theatre, 116 N.E. Russell St. $10-15.

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 for more details

? 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.


? 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 1 and 3. For more information call (503) 725-4412.

? The Police Accountability Campaign, a city-wide ballot initiative campaign to establish a fully empowered independent civilian review board of the Portland police department is holding an information session for people interested in working 20+ hours/wk gathering signatures for the campaign. For more information about this event, and paid signature gathering, call (503) 202-5980.