:student organizationsWednesday March 7
フᆱ 5:30 p.m. Letter writing workshop. Come and write letters that make a difference. Influence people of power. Sponsored by Amnesty International. SMC 323.

Thursday March 8
フᆱ 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Walk the labyrinth. The labyrinth is an ancient toll for contemplation and meditation. One will be available to the PSU community. For people of all faiths, traditions, spiritual journeys. Sponsored by Campus Ministry. SMC Vanport Room.

Wednesday March 15
フᆱ 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Walk the labyrinth. The labyrinth is an ancient toll for contemplation and meditation. One will be available to the PSU community. For people of all faiths, traditions, spiritual journeys. Sponsored by Campus Ministry. SMC 296-8.

performances on campusThursday March 1フᆱ Free noon concert featuring Tom May, folk artist. LH 75.

フᆱ7 p.m. Graduate piano recital featuring Connie Titterington. LH 75.

Thursday March 1 through Saturday March 3
フᆱ 8 p.m. The PSU Theater Arts Department presents “Arcadia,” the follow-up to its American premiere of “IPH.” “Arcadia” jumps between the centuries to explore the nature of truth and time. LH. $6-8.

Sunday March 4
フᆱ 7:30 p.m. Janos Starker in concert. Cellist Janos Starker performs various classical pieces with Hamilton Cheifetz. $12.50-25. LH.

Monday March 5 and Tuesday March 6
フᆱ 8 p.m. The Emerson Quartet presents an all-Beethoven concert. Tuesday they perform quartets by Haydn and Shostakovich. LH. $12.50-25.

Tuesday March 6
フᆱ Free noon concert featuring the PSU clarinet ensemble. LH 75.

Sunday March 11
フᆱ 3 p.m. Free concert featuring pieces from Mozart, Strauss and Stravinksy performed by PSU’s Chamber Wind Ensemble. LH 75.

Chicano awareness week
Friday March 2
フᆱ Noon-2 p.m. Latina luncheon with guest Judith Baca, muralist and activist. SMC Multicultural Center.

フᆱ 3-5 p.m. Slide show and presentation by Judith Baca. SMC 294.

Monday March 5
フᆱ 11 a.m. Mexica Tiahui dance troupe presents a ceremonial Aztec blessing. Park Blocks/Multicultural Center, weather pending.

フᆱ 6:30 p.m. “Aumento Ya!” will be screened, in addition to a lecture by Ramon Ramiez, president of the PCUN (farmworkers union). SMC Vanport Room.

Black History Month eventsSaturday March 3
フᆱ 9 p.m. Hip-hop show featuring The Coup. Location TBA.

sports eventsSaturday March 3
フᆱ 7:05 p.m.<> Men’s Basketball vs. Cal State Northridge. PSC.

odds and endsThursday March 1
フᆱ 2-3 p.m. An independent documentary by Evergreen students about the grassroots struggle to save the buffalo will be screened with a short presentation. NH 8.

Friday March 2 and Saturday March 3
フᆱ This weekend the Film Committee will be screening French films “Les Enfants Terribles” (1950) and Jean Cocteau’s fantasy masterpiece “Beauty and the Beast” (1946) at Fifth Avenue Cinemas. Call (503) 725-4470 for more information. $2-4.

Wednesday March 7フᆱ 7:30 p.m. PSU’s Department of Physics and Sigma Xi present “Maxwell’s Demon: Still Here After 120 Years,” a seminar given by Bernard Chasaon of Boston University. CH 171.

Friday March 9 and Saturday March 10
フᆱ 7 and 9:15 p.m. The Film Committee will screen “Walkabout.” Call (502 725-4470 for show times. $2-4.

Saturday March 10 and Sunday March 11
フᆱ Two-day specialty dance and music workshop. CHIYSAP Theatre Arts is a group from Zimbabwe that will be conducting this class. Beginning level drum class 5:30-7 p.m., intermediate 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, all levels dance class 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. $5-8 per class. For more information call (503) 725-5670.

Wednesday March 14
フᆱ7-8:30 p.m. Socratic society meeting. The discussion will be on “Absolute Space? Absolutely!” SMC 296.

lectures on campusFriday March 2
フᆱ3:15-4:15 p.m. Caren Marzban will speak on The Correlation Between U.S. Tornados and Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures. SBA 160.

Sunday March 3
フᆱ 7:30 p.m. Betty Williams will speak on Creating Safe Havens for the World’s Children. Hoffman Hall.

Wednesday March 7
フᆱ 3:30-4:30 p.m. Dr. Martin Sharp will speak on The Search for Subglacial Biosphere. CH 418.

フᆱ 4-5 p.m. Dr. Patti Sakurai, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at Oregon State University, will give a lecture entitled That’s Dr. Sakurai to You: Reflections on Race and Gender Along the Academic Front. SMC Cascade Room.

Friday March 9
フᆱ 3:15-4:15 p.m. Ted Gooley will speak on Estimation of Failure Probabilities in he Presence of Competing Risks. SBA 160.

art exhibits
Now through Sunday March 11
フᆱ “David Kroll: Elements of Nature” will be on display in the Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis and Clark College, 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Rd.

Now through Sunday March 18
フᆱ “Drawn Across the Century: Highlights from the Dillard Collection,” will be on display at Reed College’s Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, 3203 S.E. Woodstock. For more information call (503) 777-7790.

Thursday March 1 through Friday March 30
フᆱ A student designed and constructed exhibition illustrating the best student work from the past year will be on display in Gallery 299 in NH. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Thursday March 1 through Saturday March 31フᆱ Sculptures and paintings by Jun Kaneko and paintings by Paul Green will be on display at the Laura Russo Gallery, 805 N.W. 21st. For hours call (503) 226-2754.

Wednesday March 7 through Friday March 30
フᆱ “Strategies” by Jill Odegaard will be on display at L&B Viewing Room, 1714 N.W. Overton. Visit www.lb-studios.com for more information.

@calsection:weekly events@calbody:Every Mondayフᆱ 4 p.m. Night skiing at Mt. Hood Skibowl. Monday nights during the winter quarter the Outdoor Program is providing transportation up to the mountain for those wanting to make some midweek turns. For more information call the ODP at (503) 725-5668.Every Monday and Thursdayフᆱ 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 Tuesdayフᆱ 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.フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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フᆱ 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フᆱ 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.フᆱ 7:15 p.m. Taize prayer. Join with others in prayer in the manner of the Taize community. Campus Ministry Chapel. Every Fridayフᆱ 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.フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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. Every Saturdayフᆱ Noon-3 p.m. Portland State’s School of Extended Studies presents another season of its Opera Appreciation Lecture series in collaboration with the Portland Opera and the PSU School of Fine and Performing Arts. Lectures are $20 each, student and season discounts available. For more information call (503) 725-3276.@calsection:music around town@calbody:Friday March 2フᆱ10 p.m. Sci-fi rock gurus Noumena headline a show at Conan’s Pub, 39th and Southeast Hawthorne, with other special guests. Between bands enjoy comedy acts. $4. Saturday March 3フᆱ 8 p.m. Lewis and Clark College is holding it’s annual James W. Rogers Celebration of Music concert that will feature students and faculty of the college. 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Rd.@calsection:workshops@calbody:Tuesday March 13フᆱ 7-9. Compassionate listening workshop. The Oregon Peace Institute is sponsoring this workshop facilitated by Yehudah Winter, co-founder of the Arab-Jewish dialogue group. For more information call (503) 725-8192. $10 donation is appreciated. @calsection:literary readings@calbody:Wednesday March 7フᆱ7:30 p.m. Literary Arts, Inc. presents the Oregon Book Awards Author tour, featuring Craig Lesley, Marjorie Sandor, Ellen Howard, George Venn and Kathleen Tyau. Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside.@calsection:theater around town@calbody:Friday February 23 through Sunday March 11フᆱ Tears of Joy Theatre presents “The Toad Prince,” the story of Indri, the Toad Prince, seeking to become a man. Winningstad Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. Call (503) 248-0557 for show times and dates. $9-13.@calsection:health services@calbody:フᆱ Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is now recruiting for the following groups: Mondays:フᆱ Procrastination and Test Anxiety Skills Group, 10-11:30 a.m.フᆱ Men’s Group, 3-4:30 p.m.Tuesdays:フᆱ Interpersonal (co-ed) Therapy Group, 4-5:30 p.m.Wednesdays: フᆱ ADHD Group, 3-4:30 p.m. Thursdays:フᆱ Women’s Group, 3-4:30 p.m.フᆱ Sexual Minorities’ Group, 4:30-6 p.m.Fridays:フᆱ Process Group for Graduate Students in the Helping Professions, 1-2:30 p.m.If you are interested in joining one of these groups, please call CAPS at (503) 725-4423 to find out about eligibility and guidelines.フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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.@calsection:ongoing volunteer opportunities@calbody:フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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!フᆱ 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.フᆱ 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.@calsection:announcements@calbody:フᆱ 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.フᆱ Recognizing the need for hourly and daily parking, PSU will be assuming possession of the lower two levels of the University Center Building starting Feb. 1. These temporary spaces will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. These spaces will not be available to regular monthly or term permit holders. For more information call (503) 725-4412.フᆱ 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.フᆱ 5-7 p.m. D.J. Fresh presents the Fresh Connection, bringing you the phattest in R&B, hip-hop and old school. Call (503) 725-5945 with your requests.フᆱ PSU’s Center for Excellence in Writing presents Molly Gloss, novelist and author of several short stories. Gloss will be conducting a seminar entitled, “Writing Fiction as a Profession.” $374. For more information call Tracy Dillon at (503) 725-3579.フᆱ 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.