THE AWAKENING latest issue now available

download pdfThe latest issue of THE AWAKENING, the undergraduate student journal of the Ohio University Women’s Studies Program, is now available for download as a pdf from http://www.ohiou.edu/womenstudies/awakenin.html.


This issue (Volume 21, Issue 1, Fall 2007), is themed “Feminist Words” and features news, stories, poetry, and commentary.

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Pro-Choice Jewelry Sale

Benefit: Pro-Choice Jewelry Sale
Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 5-10 pm

Blue Gator, Upstairs
63 N. Court St., Athens, Ohio

Up in Arms will be performing at 7 pm. “Never Again” Pro-Choice Jewelry Sale, 25% of all purchases goes to Planned Parenthood of Southeast Ohio. Support local artists and reproductive freedom!

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Meet the Peacemakers: Cat Cutcher

Cat Cutcher
Soup for the Soul: Meet the Peacemakers series
Thursday, October 11, 2007, Noon-1 pm

United Campus Ministry
18 N. College St., Athens, Ohio
Free and open to the public

Cat Cutcher will be speaking about activism for peace and justice and reflecting on the balance between inner peace and outer/public peacemaking.

Catherine “Cat” Cutcher is originally from Columbus, Ohio and has lived in the Athens area since 1997. She has been an activist and community organizer since she was 15, and has worked on diverse issues including peace, justice, human rights, sustainable development and environmental restoration. She has worked with many local organizations, such as the Appalachian Peace and Justice Network, UCM, the Buckeye Forest Council, Rural Action, the Athens Farmers Market, and InterAct.

Currently she is a Ph.D. Student in Cultural Studies in Education at Ohio University. She also has an MA in International Affairs and African Studies from Ohio University, and a BA in Anthropology, Sociology and International Studies from Kalamazoo College. She recently received a Fulbright Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State for her dissertation research on popular education among women’s grassroots organizations in Kenya. She will be in Kenya from November 2007 through June 2008.

All students, faculty, and community are invited. Soup for the Soul’s fall 2007 theme is “Meet the Peacemakers.” Free lunch of soup and bread every Thursday!

Contact: ucmevan -at- frognet.net or 740-593-7301
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THE AWAKENING latest issue now available

The latest issue of THE AWAKENING, the undergraduate student journal of the Ohio University Women’s Studies Program, is now available for download as a pdf from http://www.ohiou.edu/womenstudies/awakenin.html

This issue (Volume 24, Issue 3, Spring 2007), is themed “Activism.”

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
– Take Back the Night 2007
– Host Your Own Benefit: Help Women by having a Green Pink Party
– Creating an OU Women’s House
– Music Review: THE REMAINDER by Feist
– WS FUN Mixtape
– Summer & Fall Quarters Course Listing

POWER Hour: Contraceptive Methods

POWER Hour: Contraceptive Methods
Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 7-8:00 PM

Baker University Center 242 (http://www.ohio.edu/center)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

The pill, the patch, a shot, what’s best for you? Learn about the variety of contraceptive methods available, how to use them, how effective they are, and possible side effects.

POWER is a nonprofit organization of peer educators programming on issues facing college students. POWER is made up of OU students who are recognized as nationally certified peer health educators. POWER holds weekly POWER Hours at the Baker University Center and schedules programs for student organizations, residence halls, and classes. (http://www.ohiou.edu/healthwell/power.htm)

Contact: oupower -at- ohio.edu

Mother’s Day is May 13 — Support PPSEO

Mother’s Day is May 13 and Planned Parenthood of Southeast Ohio (http://www.ppseo.org/) has 2 great ways for you to show your support:

Hyacinth Bean Florist (http://www.hyacinthbeanflorist.com/) 740.594.9302
Order Mother’s Day flowers from Hyacinth Bean and mention your support for Planned Parenthood of Southeast Ohio and 10% of the proceeds from your order will be donated to PPSEO! Order early!

Jewelry Show for Choice featuring Never Again Jewlery for Choice.
May 12, Noon-3pm
Upstairs at the Blue Gator (http://www.thebluegator.com/)
63 N. Court St., Athens, Ohio
25% of proceeds go to PPSEO.

Your CHOICE can make a difference!

Download the flyer (pdf 99 k).

Contact:
Christine S. Matter
Planned Parenthood of Southeast Ohio
280 East State Street
Athens, OH 45701
740.593.3375 X228
matterc -at- ppseo.org

17th Annual OU Health and Wellness Fair

17th Annual OU Health and Wellness Fair
Wednesday, March 07, 2007, Noon-5PM

Ping Recreation Center (http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/ping.html)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Free and open to the public

The OU Department of Health Education and Wellness (http://www.ohiou.edu/healthwell/) is hosting its 17th Annual Fair featuring interactive games and activities with more than 30 vendors presenting on current health topics. Continue reading