Archive for November, 2013

2014 Alternative Spring Break applications due Monday!

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

This year, the Center for Civic Engagement is offering three spring break trips from March 22 to March 29, 2014. This is a unique opportunity for students to bond, learn, and serve. Trips for 2014 include:

Hunger & Homelessness in San Francisco, California, Estimated Trip Cost: $435  (includes 4 dinners and breakfast)
Community & Cultural Engagement in [...]

Thanksgiving Sale at the OSUsed Store this Wednesday

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Come to the OSUsed Store on Wednesday, November 27th between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m, at which we will celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday by having several receipts randomly printed with a voucher for a free pumpkin pie! Shop with us and see if you are one of five lucky winners.

The OSUsed Store [...]

Campus Recycling is hiring a Student Program Assistant

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Campus Recycling is hiring for one Student Program Assistant to join its outreach team! This is a brand new student position.
The position will assist with planning, implementing and assessing Campus Recycling programs and events.
Job duties:
Program Development:
Assist with planning, implementing and assessing recycling programs and services such as the “All in the Hall” hallway recycling pilot, [...]

Contribute recyclables at this weekend’s game to help OSU compete!

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

At the November 23rd home game, OSU is participating in the EPA Game Day Challenge, a national competition to recycle and reduce waste at college football games.
Bring your recyclable and compostable items to Parker Plaza between 4:30 and 7:30 pm on game day to win a prize and help OSU compete!
The [...]

Your Refuse, My Refuge offers discussion and crafts this Thursday

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

This Thursday, November 21 at 4:30-6:00 pm, the Waste Watchers and the Asian Pacific Cultural Center are teaming up to put on Your Refuse, My Refuge, an event focused on global garbage villages and waste reduction.
The event will be held at the Asian Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) at 2638 NW Jackson Street (view on campus [...]

Oregon Drive Less Challenge Recap

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Thank you all for helping promote the first-annual Oregon Drive Less Challenge! We not only surpassed our local goal of eliminating 78,000 single-occupant-vehicle miles Oct. 21 – Nov. 1, but we also surpassed the statewide goal of eliminating a half million miles. In Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties, we eliminated 96,488 miles during the Challenge. Statewide, we [...]

Repair Fair November 20th: Learn new skills & get your fix

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

If it’s broke, fix it! Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, November 20th between 5:30 and 7:30 pm for our second Repair Fair of the year. We won’t have another one until January!
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your [...]

This Is Our Moment: Power Shift 2013

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

“I, I Believe, I Believe That, I Believe That We, I Believe That We Will, I Believe That We Will Win, I Believe That We Will Win, I Believe That We Will Win!”

Some of you may be familiar with this chant from Utah State’s basketball team, however, the Dream Defenders used it to light [...]

Naturescape Your Yard Workshop

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Tonight at 7:30 PM is the first of a 3 week workshop where Beth Young will teach how to bring the beauty of nature to your own backyard without using pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, or even excessive watering! Learn how to work with nature to create the garden you’ve always wanted! The class, “Naturescape Your Yard”, is [...]

Celebrate America Recycles Day Friday, November 15th!

Monday, November 11th, 2013

America Recycles Day is “a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.”
Come celebrate on Friday, November 15th between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm in the center of the Memorial Union Quad by taking the recycling pledge – help OSU cover a dumpster with signatures! Also play the sorting [...]