Today’s Calendar

student organizations

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 and vote for the art that you would like to be displayed in your university. SMC Littman Gallery.

performances on campus

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.

Thursday April 26
? Noon.
Free concert featuring the PSU Flute Ensemble. LH 75.

Tuesday May 1
? Free noon concert featuring the PSU 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

Wednesday April 18
? 7 p.m.
“Wild Horses,” an Argentinean road movie will be screened as a part of the PSU Foreign Languages and Literature spring film series. CH 53.

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

Friday April 20
? 6-10 p.m.
International Night 2001. The biggest international event at PSU. A night filled with entertainment, food and cultural sharing. SMC Ballroom. $2-5.

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

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.

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.

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.

? 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 p.m. Evening prayer. A worship service of readings, prayer and meditation. Make sabbath space in your week. Campus Ministry Building. Call (503) 226-7807, Ext. 104 for more information.

1 p.m. The Baha’i faith. The Baha’i faith is a world religion that strongly emphasizes the elimination of all prejudices, equality of women and men, and is an independent investigation of truth and the oneness of humankind. Come to a meeting to find out more information. SMC 225.

? 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 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 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.

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.

Friday April 27
? 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Professor Chris Triggs of University of Auckland, New Zealand, will present DNA Databases: Do They Help or Hinder? SBA 160. literary readings

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.

Thursday April 26
? 7:30 p.m.
Mark Epstein explores the psychological well-being that comes with primal experience of the uninterrupted flow of authentic self, in his book “Going on Being.” Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside.

music around town

Friday April 20 and 27 and Saturday April 21
? 10:30 p.m.
The Goddess Perlman delivers one rocking show, she is a cross between Bette Midler, Frank Zappa with a touch of Sonny and Cher. Back Door Theatre, 4319 S.E. Hawthorne. $10-15.

Sunday April 22
? 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.

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.

? 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.

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.

? 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!


Now 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.