This week’s home athletic events

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Here are this week’s home athletic contests. Come out to cheer our Bruins on!

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Pacific, Wheeler Sports Center
Friday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Willamette, Wheeler Sports Center
Saturday, Oct. 1, Noon – Women’s Soccer vs. Whitman, Austin Sports Complex
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2 p.m. – Football vs. Whitworth, Stoffer Family Stadium
Sunday, Oct. 2, Noon – Women’s Soccer vs. Whitworth, Austin Sports Complex

For more information, contact the sports information office at ext. 2926 or visit the George Fox sports website at gfubruins.com.

Check out voting guide as election nears

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Exercise your civic right and responsibility to vote in the upcoming election! BestColleges.com recently published a helpful voting guide for students, which is useful for both first-time and out-of-state voters.

BestColleges.com has no political affiliation, but provides this resource to encourage and increase voting participation among college students.

Mu Kappa Club meets tonight in International House

Monday, September 26th, 2016

The Mu Kappa Club is meeting tonight (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. in the International House! Come prepared for a fun evening of games, snacks and hot drinks, and great conversation. We are focused on supporting students who have lived in other countries or whose parents work outside the U.S., but all are welcome at any of our events. We look forward to seeing you there!

Questions? Please contact Jewellyn Bardwell at jbardwell14@georgefox.edu.

Chapel, Vespers and other events are happening this week

Monday, September 26th, 2016

This week in chapel, we welcome Gail Song Bantum as guest speaker. She is passionate about prophetically calling people, groups and organizations to become all that God says they are, through the lens of identity, leadership development and discipleship. Come listen to the message Gail has as we continue our theme of “Belief” this morning (Tuesday) at 10:50 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

During Vespers this week (Wednesday at 7 p.m.), we’ll look at Romans 3 and dive deeper into the idea of being one.

Wednesday night after Vespers, info meetings for EMBRACE (Outreaches to Department of Health Services, foster parents and children in care) as well as Big/Little Bruins are scheduled, so stick around in Bauman to hear about those ministries.

On Thursday, Sept. 29, the first Matheteis forum of the year will be in Canyon Commons from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Leroy Barber, Steve Winterberg and student contributors will be talking about “Faith, Race and Politics.” RSVP at this link.

Lastly, Colloquium with Kris Kays on the topic of sex is beginning on Oct. 3 with limited sign-up spots.

See you in chapel and Vespers!

Passport event starts today on Newberg campus

Monday, September 26th, 2016

The university’s passport days event starts today (Tuesday). If you are planning to travel internationally, you will need a current passport to get into other countries. A representative from the post office will be on hand to facilitate the process of getting you a new passport or renewing your old one.

To review the current fees for passports, visit this link. Passport days will be today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Klages Center (Room 231).

Passport days are also open to the public, so please feel free to share this with your friends and family. Payment can be made by either cash or check. You must have the exact amount if you are paying by cash.

You will need the following two pieces of ID with you when you arrive:

  • Current driver’s license or state-issued ID with current last name
  • Original birth certificate (to be submitted with the passport and returned to you by the state department)

Two types of passports are available – Passport Book and Passport Card. The card is not good for any flights. You must have the book if you are flying out of the country.

If you have any questions, please contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2551.

Networking event for entrepreneurs and engineers set for Thursday

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Join us this Thursday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. in the Fulton Street House for an informal networking event, geared toward connecting students with all sorts of expertise. Are you an entrepreneur with a great idea but no tools to make it a reality? Or a maker who wants help with the ins and outs of the business world? This event is for you!

Snacks will be provided! Contact Drew Camp (dcamp14@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.

Bible Lab available Monday nights

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Feeling lost in Bible Survey and need someone to help you understand the Bible, readings, or assignments? Beginning tonight (Monday), a Bible tutor will be available Monday nights from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Open Study Table in Roberts 117.

If Monday nights don’t for you, call the College of Christian Studies at 503-554-2650 to set up an appointment.

Commuters: Have you checked out resources site?

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Did you know there is a “Commuter Resources” website? Please take a few minutes to check it out!

‘Challenge of Living as Muslims in Europe’ is topic of tonight’s LACI lecture

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

All are welcome to the fifth Liberal Arts and Critical Issues presentation of the semester tonight (Monday), when Paul Silverstein, professor of anthropology at Reed College, speaks on the topic “The Challenge of Living as Muslims in Europe” in Hoover 105. The same presentation will be made from 5 to 6 p.m. and from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The theme for this semester’s LACI series is “Islam and the West.” For more information, contact Laurie Fair at lfair@georgefox.edu.

Join in dialogue about ‘Faith, Race and Politics’ Thursday

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Are you interested in engaging in dialogue about current issues in our society?

We are hosting an event, Matheteis, designed to provide space for faculty, staff/administrators and students to discuss difficult topics that lead to learning and understanding. Those who attend will have the opportunity to listen and learn from our four panelists as they answer a series of questions. Afterwards, attendees will have the chance to ask questions themselves and join the discussion.

Our first gathering for this year’s series will be Thursday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. in Canyon Commons, and the topic will be “Faith, Race and Politics.” Follow this link to RSVP. There is no cost to attend, and snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the intercultural life office. Chapel credit is available for students!

Questions or concerns? Contact Mikaela Smith at smithm16@georgefox.edu.

Plan to attend grand opening of Engineering Innovation Center Friday

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

The university community is invited to the grand opening and dedication of the new Engineering Innovation Center from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, in the Klages Center.

The new 15,000-square-foot facility includes a configurable project-build space (“Maker_hub”); machine, welding and woodworking shops; an additive manufacturing lab; design studios; a computer design lab; environmental, geotechnical, construction and transportation lab spaces; and a tool room. The evening will include an open house, student demonstrations and a short dedication program at 8 p.m.

Please RSVP at this link.

Passport days begin tomorrow

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Don’t forget that passport days start tomorrow (Tuesday). If you are planning to travel internationally, you will need a current passport to get into other countries. A representative from the post office will be on hand to facilitate the process of getting you a new passport or renewing your old one.

To review the current fees for passports, visit this link. Passport days will be Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Klages Center (Room 231).

Passport days are also open to the public, so please feel free to share this with your friends and family. Payment can be made by either cash or check. You must have the exact amount if you are paying by cash.

You will need the following two pieces of ID with you when you arrive:

  • Current driver’s license or state-issued ID with current last name
  • Original birth certificate (to be submitted with the passport and returned to you by the state department)

Two types of passports are available – Passport Book and Passport Card. The card is not good for any flights. You must have the book if you are flying out of the country.

If you have any questions, please contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2551.

English honors society hosts game night Thursday

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Sigma Tau Delta is hosting a game night for any current or possible English majors. Come and meet Sigma Tau Delta members to learn more about the honors society, or just to hang out and have fun! Snacks provided.

We’ll meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, in Lemmons 13. Contact Kelsey Herschberger (kherschberger14@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Instagram Contest: Find the Handshake Chair

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

We’re hosting an Instagram contest on campus! Here’s the scoop …

Find: Each day for two weeks, find and take a picture with the yellow Handshake chair (alone or in a group, with a maximum of four people)

Post: To Instagram using #gfuhandchair; tag and follow @gfuidea

Win $: Daily winners are posted in the Bruin Den and Stevens lobby. Judges will choose the most creative pictures each day, awarding points to each individual in the photo. At the end of the two weeks, the four highest-scoring participants will win $50 Amazon gift cards!

For more details about this social media contest, visit this link.

Interested in working with youth? Come to Little Bruins meeting

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Interested in volunteering with Newberg youth? Come to the Little Bruins information session Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. in the Greenroom! Thank you for your support.

Questions? Contact Sean Robertson at srobertson14@georgefox.edu.

Interested in joining ‘The Wineskin’? Art editor and designer still needed

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Artists needed! The Wineskin is looking for an art editor and a designer. Minimal time commitment, great experience, and there may or may not be cookies at every meeting.

If you are interested in either position, or if you’d like more information, please contact Chelsea Gritten at cgritten13@georgefox.edu by Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Art Talk hosts artist Nathan Huff tonight

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Tonight (Monday) at the Chehalem Cultural Center, Nathan Huff will speak on his artistic practice and his work currently on display in Minthorne Gallery.

Huff produces paintings, drawings and sculpture that create freewheeling narratives: stories of suspending gravity, traversing emotional vertigo, and sorting reservoirs of memories. He earned an MFA in drawing and painting from California State University, Long Beach, and a degree in art education from Azusa Pacific University. He also studied art in Italy, France, the United Kingdom and Spain.

Come hear about Huff’s thought-provoking artwork tonight from 6 to 7 p.m. in the ballroom of the Cultural Center (415 E. Sheridan St.)!

Contact Annie Lunt (alunt13@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

All invited to prayer time at fire pit tonight

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Tonight (Sunday) at 7 p.m. marks our first Burnt Offerings prayer event. Come and join us at the fire pit pavilion as we pray over the prayer request slips from the Prayer Chapel, lifting up the needs of our fellow students.

Swing by car show today in Stevens lot

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Come join the GFU Car Club at our first campus car show today (Sunday)! The show will take place in the Stevens Center parking lot from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Several of the local dealerships will be here with some of their high-performance models, as well as cars from the community. We are hoping to fill the lot will all makes and models of vehicles. We welcome anyone to bring their classic, import or modified car to the show or just come and check out the cars!

Questions about the show? Contact Austin Muhleman at amuhleman14@georgefox.edu.

Quaere Verum hosts first meeting of semester tonight

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Quaere Verum invites you to join us at the Pennington House tonight (Sunday) at 7 p.m. for soup, bread and truth-seeking discussion. This week we will look at how racial tensions in our country have been rising, particularly concerning recent events. Check out this article before the meeting.

Questions? Contact Emma Bloomquist at ebloomquist14@georgefox.edu.

Grace and peace,
QV