Today’s Calendar

student organizations

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.

? Noon-12:30 p.m. Campus Ministry will have a Good Friday Service to receive Christ’s love on Good Friday to celebrate more fully on Easter. Koinonia House.

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.

performances on campus

Friday April 13 and 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.

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.

Thursday April 26
? Noon. Free concert featuring the PSU Flute Ensemble. 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 dubunk 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 Metro 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

Friday April 13 and Saturday April 14
? 8 and 10 p.m.
The Film Committee presents “Delicatessen,” a postapocalytic film in French. Fifth Avenue Cinemas. $2-6. Call (503) 725-4470 for more details.

Saturday April 13
? 1-3 p.m.
Easter egg hunt. Children 12 and younger are invited to participate in the Easter egg hunt on the large lawn at Mt. Tabor, 6040 S.E. Belmont. Sponsored by Marquis Care. For more information call (503) 231-7166.

Tuesday April 17
? 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.

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.

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 form a bicyclist’s perspective. SMC 338.

art exhibits

Now through Friday April 13
? View the group show of the first-year Master of Fine Arts students in Gallery 299. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. NH 299.

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 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.-noon, 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.

? 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.

lectures on campus

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

Saturday April 14
? 1 p.m.
Author and chef Tom Douglas presents his cookbook “Seattle Kitchen,” that offers over 150 recipes in his unique style in cooking. Powell’s Books for Cooks and Gardeners, 3747 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.

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.

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

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.

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.

? 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 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.

? 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.