student organizations

Saturday April 7
? 6 p.m.
Pe퀌�a Zapatista and FTAA teach-in. Pe퀌�a Zapatista is a cultural event with origins in Latin America where various musicians and other performing artists use their talents to develop and share consciousness. Sponsored by Students for Unity. SEIU 49 Hall, 3536 S.E. 26th Ave. $5-20.

Monday April 9
? 11 a.m.-noon.
Amnesty International and “Take Action” table. Help stop torture in Peru. Stop by our table for more information.

Thursday April 12
? 4 p.m.
Pre-Law society meeting. Interested in law school? Want to learn more about the application process? The Pre-Law Society might be able to help. Come and join us to find out more information about what we have to offer. CH 488.

Friday April 13
? 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Amnesty International and “Take Action” table. Help stop torture in Peru. Stop by our table for more information.

Monday April 23
? Noon-1 p.m.
Guess the straights. What do straight people look like? Sponsored by Queers and Allies. SMC Commons.

? 5 p.m. Safe space network reception. Food artwork, poetry and open mike. SMC 238.

performances on campus

Thursday April 12 through Saturday April 14
?8 p.m.
White Bird and PSU presents Doug Varone and Dancers, one of the most musical and eloquent companies in contemporary dance. LH. $12-14, Fastixx.

sports events

Saturday April 7
? 1 p.m.
Softball vs. Loyola Marymount doubleheader. Erv Lind Stadium Northeast 57th and Halsey. Students free, $3-5.

Sunday April 8
? 1 p.m.
Softball vs. Western Oregon doubleheader. Erv Lind Stadium Northeast 57th and Halsey. Students free, $3-5.

odds and ends

Friday April 6 and Saturday April 7
? 7:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday.
Scandinavian Sampler. This two-day workshop contains current events, history, literature, art, music and geography with introductions to Dannish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish languages. Call (503) 725-3522 for more information and a schedule of events.

Monday April 9
? 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Remembering the Palestinian Refugees. This gathering is in honor of the anniversary of the Deir Yasin Massacre in 1948. There will be a speaker and a slide show during this gathering. Sponsored by the Muslim Educational Trust and Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights. Campus Ministry Building.

Wednesday April 11
? 3:15 p.m.
“We Pine for Murder: Mark Twain’s Death and Disaster Reporting, 1862-63.” This presentation offers a close reading of some of Twain’s reporting from his raucous 21 months with the Virginia City, Nevada Territorial Enterprise. Refreshments provided. NH 407.

Thursday April 19
? 7:30 p.m.
PSU’s Business School of Business will host an informational meeting about the Master of International Management business degree. SMC 550.

Saturday April 21
? 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Love a needy pet for Earth Day. Shop at Buffalo Exchange, 1420 S.E. 37th Ave., and help save animals. Proceeds from this day go to benefit the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

art exhibits

Now through Saturday April 28
? Paintings by Marlene Bauer and the recent work of Margaret Shirley will be on display at The Laura Russo Gallery, 805 N.W. 21st Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays. Call (503) 226-2754 for more information.

Tuesday April 17 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.

weekly events

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 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.

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
? 2 p.m.
Chi Alpha weekly gathering. Join international and American students for worship, prayer and relevant teaching ina multi-ethnic setting. SMC 323.

? 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.


Friday April 6 and Saturday April 7
?6-9 p.m. Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday.
Sally Tisdale, author of numerous books, essays and stories, offers these writers help in “Getting Unstuck: Working with Blocks, Boredom and other Forms of Resistance,” a workshop presented by PSU’s Center for Excellence in Writing. NH 407. Please call (503) 725-3579 for more information. $125.

Saturday April 7 through Saturday June 9
? Author Molly Gloss will teaches “Writing Fiction as A Profession,” a workshop for writers who have moved beyond the uncertain beginnings. For more information call (503) 725-3711. $375.

Tuesday April 10
? 2-4 p.m.
MBTI & Career Choice session I. Understand how your personality and skills relate to careers and how to explore careers that fit your skills and interest. Career Center, USB 402.

Thursday April 12
? 1-2 p.m.
Introduction to interviewing. Learn the basics of interviewing and begin to develop your interview skills in this introductory workshop. Career Center, USB 402.

literary readings

Thursday April 12
? 7:30 p.m.
Author Victoria Bruce presents her book “No Apparent Danger,” a novel about themes of natural violence, scientific arrogance and the deadly results of human mistakes. Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside.

music around town

Friday April 13
? 7:30 p.m.
Young Artists at the Schnitz. Nine young performers, ranging from ages 12 through 20 will perform a variety of classical music, directed by Niel DePonte. For tickets, call (503) 228-1353.

Saturday April 14th
?2 p.m.
African master drummer & dancer Chata Addy will perform a concert at The Community Music Center, 3350 S.E. Francis St.

Sunday April 222
? 8 p.m.
The Reed College chamber orchestra, chorus and Collegium Musicum will present “Music of Joy and Sorrow,” a concert featuring music by Mozart and Sibelius. 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd.

volunteer opportunities

Saturday April 7
?9 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Nature Conservancy of Oregon needs volunteers to lead work parties. A training will be held on Saturday, April 17. For more information call Monica Smiley at (503) 230-1221.

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 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.

? 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.

? 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.

? 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.