.Today’s Calendar

student organizations

Tuesday April 17
? 4 p.m.
Psi Chi will have guest speak, Dr. Chris Hale of Intel, on campus to discuss the field of human factors, which uses psychology to design better systems and products. SMC 323.

? 4:15 p.m. Come write letters to stand against torture for the “Take Action Now” campaign, sponsored by Amnesty International. Enjoy refreshments and Peruvian music. SMC 323.

Wednesday April 18
? 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Win a free pizza. Bring in a can of food and get entered into a raffle to win a Hot Lips pizza. Sponsored by OSPIRG. SMC Park Blocks.

? Noon-1:30 p.m. Phi Alpha Theta regional conference paper presentation. Bring your lunch and join in on the discussion on “One Pluse One Make Noon,” “A Sour Tongue for Sweet Revenge” and “Emphasizing the Divine.” CH 494.

Thursday April 19
? 5 p.m.
Art Committee meeting. Join with the Art Committee as we jury art to be shown in the Littman and White Galleries. Please come an vote for the art that you would like to be displayed in your university. SMC Littman Gallery.

performances on campus

Tuesday April 17
? Noon.
Free concert featuring David Olsen on the guitar. LH 75.

Thursday April 19
? Noon.
Free concert featuring Jenna Mamina, jazz vocals. LH 75.

Tuesday April 24
? Noon.
Free concert featuring the PSU Vocal Faculty. LH 75.

queer awareness week

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.

Tuesday April 24
? 3-5 p.m.
“Hermaphrodites Speak,” will be screened and a discussion will follow. SMC 290

? 7-9 p.m. Putting the “T” back in LGBT! A panel will debunk the myths of trans people and give an accurate look at trans persons and the trans movement. SMC 238.

Wednesday April 25
? 3-5 p.m.
Heterosexual privilege workshop. Marc Adams and Todd Tuttle will examine the 1049+ privileges that heterosexual married couples enjoy. SMC 238

? 5-6 p.m. Discussion on how it feels to be queer and a person of color. Meet at the Meetro Cafe, 1809 S.W. 11th Ave. (Bottom of King Albert building).

? 7-9 p.m. Fundamentally queer. Join author of “The Preacher’s Son,” Marc Adams, for a discussion about the book and growing up fundamentalist and gay. SMC 238.

Thursday April 26
? Noon-1:20 p.m.
Faculty and staff brown bag luncheon. Topic: Being out on campus. Primarily for faculty, but students may come to watch. SMC 238.

5-7 p.m. Sex toy workshop. SMC 238.

Friday April 27
? Noon-1:30 p.m.
Queers of color. Roundtable discussion with representatives from several community groups. SMC 238.

7-9 p.m. Leslea Newman, author of “Heather Has Two Mommies,” talks about censorship, homophobia and family values in the 21st century. SMC 238.

Saturday April 28
? 3-5 p.m.
“Queer Desires and Feminist Perversions: A Porn Writing Workshop,” is a three hour writing workshop with the goal of bold expression. SMC 238.

7 p.m.-midnight. Queer prom. Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Call (503) 725-5681 for tickets.

odds and ends

Tuesday April 17
? 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Congressman Earl Blumenauer will be holding a town hall at PSU. The focus of the town hall is the environment and his special guest is Congressman Udall from Colorado. SMC 327-9.

�� ? 7 p.m. Create a new community and learn to live and work as if spirit matters. Develop new ways to transform our world and our very lives. Koinonia House. For more information call (503) 650-4447.

? 6:30-10 p.m. Caribbean overseas program presentations. Potluck, music, research presentations and more! $5-7. NH 308.

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.

Wednesday April 25
? Noon-2 p.m.
ClubEd is having a brown bag lunch for undergraduates interested in teaching. There will be information available about graduate school, testing and scholarships. Faculty from the education department will attend to field questions from students. SMC 290.

Thursday April 26
? 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Free vehicle law class for bicyclists. This clinic will instruct bicycle riders about Oregon’s vehicle law from a bicyclist’s perspective. SMC 338.

weekly events

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
? Noon-1 p.m.
Human Resource Management Association meeting. New members welcome. Come hear about current events in HR, listen to a guest speaker and more. SMC 229.

? 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 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 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. Thursdays, SMC 225.

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


Wednesday April 18
? Noon-1 p.m.
The Public Relations Student Society of American presents Plastic Power, a workshop on how to use credit cards wisely and get out of debt. SMC 327.

Thursday April 19
? 2-3 p.m.
Resume preparation workshop. Get the latest information on how to write effective resumes and cover letters. Career Center, USB 402.

? 7-9 p.m. The Oregon Peace Institute is sponsoring Dances with Universal Peace, a workshop about multi-cultural folk dances that represent and integrate many of the world’s spiritual traditions, presented by Devi DeJardin. First United Methodist Church, 1011 S.W. 12th Ave. $10 suggested donation.

Wednesday April 25
? 6:30-9 p.m.
Upscale Automotive, will present a workshop on How to Maintain Your Car in the 21st Century. To register call (503) 692-0846.

lectures on campus

Wednesday April 18
? 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Brown bag lecture series sponsored by the Returning Women Students Mentor program. For more information call (503) 725-5471. SMC 333.

Friday April 20
? 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Ted Hill of the Department of Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology will lecture on Extreme-value Moment Goodness-of-Fit Test. SBA 140.

literary readings

Tuesday April 17
? 7 p.m.
Author William Sullivan presents “100 Hikes in Eastern Oregon,” that features hikes in the Wallowa Mountains, Ochocos, Blue Mountains and more. Powell’s Travel Store, 701 S.W. 6th Ave.Tuesday April 24
? 7:30 p.m.
Renowned Buddhist teacher and counselor Ken McLeod will present his book “Wake Up to Your Life.” McLeod shows people how to break free of their illusions by paying attention and being fully present. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 3723 S.E. Hawthorne.

Earth Day

Saturday April 21
? 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Meet in the No Ivy League Field House, located on the Lower Macleay Trailhead at Northwest 29th and Upshur for a hike and clean-up of the trail. Prizes will be awarded for the most unusual items of litter. For more information call (503) 823-3681.

? 12:30-3 p.m. Celebrate the completion of the five-year Seed the Future campaign, that planted over 144,000 trees and seedlings. Festivities will be held in the North Park blocks, between Northwest Davis and Everett. For more information call (503) 282-8846, Ext. 17 for more details.

? 2-8 p.m. A celebration of localization. Find out how to get more involved in your community. Enjoy music, dancing, food, a farmers market, speakers, and much more. Laurelhurst Park, S.E. 39th and Ankeney.

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.

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.

? 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.

announcementsNow 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.

? 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.