Love to sing? Come to Quakers and Notes tryouts tonight

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Do you sing? Are you a student who wants to be a part of an a cappella group? Come Join Quakers and Notes for an open audition between 6 and 8 p.m. tonight (Sunday) in Ross 208. No prior a cappella experience required. Please prepare a short song to sing solo.

Sign up at this link. If you have questions, contact Alexa Aldridge (aaldridge15@georgefox.edu).

Eat at Round Table, support Haiti trip tomorrow night

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Looking for some great food for an even better cause? Tomorrow (Monday), from 5 to 9 p.m., Round Table Pizza in Newberg will donate 20 percent of your total purchase to the spring Haiti Serve Trip if you bring the promotional poster on your phone or printed out!

Just email jstgelus14@georgefox.edu or arosa14@georgefox.edu to send you the PDF of the poster. Also, be sure to invite your friends to support the cause. The restaurant is located at 2512 Portland Road. We hope to see you there!

Come swing dance in the FoxHole tonight

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Swing dancing will still be happening tonight (Saturday) in the FoxHole. Our beginner lesson is at 6:30 p.m., the intermediate lesson at 7 p.m., and free dance from 7:30 p.m. on. Hope to see you all there!

Eat some pizza, support Haiti Serve Trip

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Looking for some great food for an even better cause? This Monday, Feb. 27, from 5 to 9 p.m., Round Table Pizza in Newberg will donate 20 percent of your total purchase to the spring Haiti Serve Trip if you bring the promotional poster on your phone or printed out!

Just email jstgelus14@georgefox.edu or arosa14@georgefox.edu to send you the PDF of the poster. Also, be sure to invite your friends to support the cause. The restaurant is located at 2512 Portland Road. We hope to see you there!

Survey: Bike-Sharing on Campus #2

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Do you live on campus, but can’t/don’t want to drive a car? A group of students is working on a proposal for ASC to bring a bike-sharing service to the Newberg campus, and we would like to know what you think.

Please fill out this second short bike-sharing survey by clicking the link below.

Survey: Bike-Sharing on Campus #2

Thanks,
– Lindsey Doran (ldoran14@georgefox.edu)

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Survey: Suites Courtyard Proposal

Friday, February 24th, 2017

If we implemented a new outdoor student lounge area outside of the Suites courtyard, would you be interested? Let us know by clicking on the survey link below and providing your feedback.

Survey: Suites Courtyard Proposal

Thank you!
– Dustin Wells (dwells13@georgefox.edu)

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Do you sing? Come to a cappella tryouts tomorrow night

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Do you sing? Are you a student who wants to be a part of an a cappella group? Come Join Quakers and Notes for an open audition between 6 and 8 p.m. tomorrow (Sunday) in Ross 208. No prior a cappella experience required. Please prepare a short song to sing solo.

Sign up at this link. If you have questions, contact Alexa Aldridge (aaldridge15@georgefox.edu).

Survey: On-Campus Market

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Are you interested in buying or selling student-created products at an on-campus market? Please click the survey link below and let us know what you think!

On-Campus Market Survey

Thanks!
– Reagan Swier (rswier15@georgefox.edu)

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Submit your prose, photos or art to ‘The Wineskin’

Friday, February 24th, 2017

The Wineskin, the university’s student literary and art magazine, is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2017 issue. If you are a writer, photographer or artist, this is a great chance to get your work published in a journal.

This issue’s theme is “Black/White, Day/Night.” The Wineskin is particularly looking for pieces dealing with the relationship of opposites and oppositional forces. Feel free to interpret this creatively – you are the artist! We are asking for:

  • Fiction & Non-Fiction Prose: 750-word limit, must be a stand-alone piece (no book excerpts)
  • Poetry: Three-submission limit
  • Photography: Black and white; include title and send as a 300 dpi image
  • Art: Black and white; include 300 dpi image (The Wineskin is happy to take a quality image for you – email for more information!)

Not all pieces will be selected, but feel free to submit your best work by Monday, March 20. Email any questions and/or submission(s) to gfuwineskin@gmail.com. Please email submissions as an attached document.

Reminder: Auditions for student-directed play are Monday night

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Come try out for a student-directed play, Falling, about family and how to love others who are difficult to love.

Audition information:

  • When: 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27
  • Where: Bauman Greenroom
  • Casting needs: Three women, two men
  • Please come prepared with a 90-second contemporary dramatic monologue

Sign up for a five-minute audition time slot for general auditions. The sign-up sheet is on the theatre department call board in the Lemmons Center.

Be sure to use ARC as a resource if you need assistance

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Are you struggling to manage your time? Are you unsure of formatting? Do you want someone to bounce paper ideas off of? Does your professor require you to visit the ARC? If you have answered yes to any of the questions above, don’t wait until the last minute to make an appointment at the ARC.

Go to arcschedule.georgefox.edu and book your appointment now! We are open on Monday through Thursday from 1 to 10 p.m. and Friday from noon to 4 p.m.

Aida Ramos shares her story at Monday’s LACI lecture

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Join us for a Liberal Arts and Critical Issues presentation this Monday, Feb. 27, when Aida Ramos, assistant professor of sociology at George Fox, presents “El Sueño” in Hoover 105. The same presentation will be made from 5 to 6 p.m. and from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Ramos will describe how the American Dream plays out for her family, including her immigrant relatives, connecting their experience to sociological evidence revealing a larger picture of the promise of the Dream and its limitations for Latinos.

The theme for this semester’s LACI series is “The Future of the American Dream.” For more information, contact Laurie Fair at lfair@georgefox.edu.

Enjoy acting? Audition for student-directed play Monday

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Come try out for a student-directed play, Falling, about family and how to love others who are difficult to love.

Audition information:

  • When: 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27
  • Where: Bauman Greenroom
  • Casting needs: Three women, two men
  • Please come prepared with a 90-second contemporary dramatic monologue

Sign up for a five-minute audition time slot for general auditions. The sign-up sheet is on the theatre department call board in the Lemmons Center.

Contact JeanneAnn Faris (jfaris15@georgefox.edu) if you have questions.

Survey: Bike-Sharing at George Fox #2

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Do you live on campus, but can’t/don’t want to drive a car? A group of students is working on a proposal for ASC to bring a bike-sharing service to the Newberg campus, and we would like to know what you think.

Please fill out this second short bike-sharing survey by clicking the link below.

Survey: Bike-Sharing on Campus #2

Thanks,
– Lindsey Doran (ldoran14@georgefox.edu)

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Get your Peer Advisor application in by 5 p.m. today

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Apply to be a Peer Advisor this fall! We are looking for a diverse group of leaders to welcome in the class of 2021. If you loved being a part of Welcome Weekend and enjoy supporting your peers, we would love to meet you.

Applications can be found here and are due today (Friday) at 5 p.m. The position begins Aug. 19 and goes through the fall semester. If you have any questions, please email fye@georgefox.edu.

All invited to Lifted Hands prayer time this afternoon

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Lifted Hands is part of an effort to get students on the George Fox campus gathering together in prayer over our community, our world and each other. We invite all students to join us every Friday from 2 to 2:30 p.m. in the Prayer Chapel.

For more information, please write Zack Tewksbury at ztewksbury14@georgefox.edu.

Student Online Timesheets Outage

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

The online timesheet program will be inaccessible this morning (Thursday) from 4 to 7 a.m. If you need to clock in during these hours you will need to wait until after 7 a.m. to record your shift.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Kasondra Silva at 503-554-2184 or by email at ksilva@georgefox.edu.

‘How to Say No and Not Get Fired’ session open to all tonight

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Interested in learning about successful communication in the workplace? Want to know how to set boundaries and say no, while still appealing to your future employers? Come to the “How to Say No and Not Get Fired” session tonight (Thursday) at 6:30 p.m. in Canyons Commons.

The communication department is hosting Natalie Gould, a 2010 journalism graduate currently employed at an award-winning digital marketing agency in Dallas, Texas. Natalie will give a brief presentation at 7 p.m. on creating boundaries and being successful in the workplace, followed by a Q&A session.

Come enjoy desserts, refreshments and good conversation starting at 6:30 p.m.! Questions? Contact Heather Rockwell (hrockwell13@georgefox.edu).

Bruin women host Whitman tonight in NWC Tournament semifinals

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Basketball season continues at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday), when our women’s team hosts Whitman College in Miller Gymnasium in the Northwest Conference Tournament semifinals. The winner advances to the conference championships to play for an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament. The men will also play Whitman College Thursday night on the road.

Because this is a Northwest Conference tournament event, staff and faculty have to pay for entry ($6 for adults; $3 for seniors over 65 and children under 12), but George Fox students are still admitted for free. Let’s pack Miller Gymnasium and cheer our Bruins to victory!

Veteran honor cords available for commencement ceremony

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

If you are a veteran graduating in the spring of 2017 and would like to wear a veteran honor cord at the commencement ceremony, please email veterans@georgefox.edu to request an application. All applications must be received by Friday, April 7.