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Evergreen Sponsors Appearance by Author Nancy Mairs

Olympia campus, Wed., Oct. 29
Reception and book signing
Longhouse Education and Cultural Center, room 1007
5:30–7 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Nancy Mairs, well-known poet and essayist, comes to The Evergreen State College’s Olympia campus to present a seminar and sign books. The public is invited to join a reception in her honor in room 1007 of the Longhouse from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Evergreen Tacoma Celebrates Homecoming With Blues and Jazz

Jazzbones Club
2803 Sixth Ave., Tacoma
Sat., Oct. 18, 2003, 8 p.m.
$20 admission. Reserved seats available.

The Evergreen State College Tacoma campus celebrates homecoming on Sat., Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. with a special night of blues and jazz performed by “Sultress of Soul” Korla Wygal. The Evergreen Tacoma Alumni Association sponsors the evening of entertainment at Jazzbones, Tacoma’s premier jazz and blues club, at 2803 Sixth Ave.

Call (253) 680-3055 to reserve your seat for this thrilling night of music and fun. Tickets are $20.

Evergreen Author Helena Meyer-Knapp to Speak on Campus About New Book

Daniel J. Evans Library, periodicals lounge
Monday, Oct. 13, 2003
6:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public. Campus parking $1.25

Dr. Helena Meyer-Knapp, a faculty member at The Evergreen State College, will read from her new book “Dangerous Peace-Making” at the Friends of the Library annual meeting. The reading and discussion take place on Monday, Oct. 13, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Daniel J. Evans Library periodicals lounge. The public is welcome to attend this free event. Campus parking is $1.25.

Evergreen Boasts 2 NAIA National Players of the Week

To have a single player recognized as Cascade Conference or NAIA Region I Player of the Week is a noteworthy accomplishment. To have three players— Meredith Lane, Joe Gjertsen and Carly Stewart—from three different sports— volleyball and men's and women's soccer, respectively—each earn conference and region honors is a remarkable feat.

But two NAIA National Players of the Week? It may be unprecedented.

Evergreen’s Lane named earned the honor in volleyball and Gjertsen in men’s soccer.

Film on Rachel Corrie in the works

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Rachel Corrie's story has shocked and horrified people across the globe. Now, it will be immortalized in a documentary film expected to air in March on Britain's Channel 4.

Corrie, an Olympia peace activist and senior at The Evergreen State College, was killed March 16 in the Gaza Strip by an Israeli military bulldozer.

Evergreen Makes List of 12 Hot Colleges Across Nation by Newsweek

We’re Dubbed “Most For Your Money”

In a summer laden with accolades from the likes of U.S. News & World Report, Outside, and Elle Girl, Evergreen has garnered yet another. It rates among a dozen “Hot Schools for 2004,” according to Newsweek. The college is the magazine’s pick for “most for your money.”