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Thursday, October 4

10:00 am - 2:00 pm    USU Student Organic Farm Stand

Fair/Festival / Other

Come join us every Thursday for fresh organic produce, recipes, and organic gardening tips!

TSC, Patio, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    The Crossroads Project Art Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The Crossroads Project focuses on exploring nature, humanity and the paths that lie before us. This is an art exhibit featuring the works of Rebecca Allan and Garth Lenz.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    LUX Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit is an exploration of how artists have used light as a medium or subject matter. Please note that the museum in open from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturdays and closed on Sundays.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Adventures in the West - Visual Connections to Jack London's Literature

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit will be shown in conjunction with the 11th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium held in Logan, Utah, and co-sponsored by the USU Department of English and the USU Libraries' Special Collections and Archives Division. The symposium is scheduled October 4-6, 2012, but this exhibit will be on display in the museum's Upstairs Gallery throughout the fall. Featuring majestic landscape photos by Ansel Adams and Brett Weston, the exhibit explores the rugged, historical, and dangerous qualities of the western world portrayed in Jack London's writing. Certain drawings and photographs in the exhibit will be on display in the museum for the first time, and they will help explore literary themes of naturalism, courage, modern American values, and man's precarious relationship to his natural environment.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Landscape and Lace: Cache Valley

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

By Megan Mitchell. Fences, doors and windows indicate an intersection between inside and outside, public and private. These porous boundaries provide enclosure while also allowing access to an outside world. I am drawn to these divisions in space both as aesthetic and metaphorical objects. They are the point of departure for an exploration of the intersection between real and imagined worlds. 'Landscape and Lace: Cache Valley' juxtaposes the structural framework of a fence with a landscape inspired by Cache Valley. My intention is to provide a sense of both containment and spaciousness. The piece also contains a decorative element which is derived from a sample of lace. I use this pattern to further the dialog between inner and outer spaces.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Good Neighbors

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Good Neighbors by Todd Hayes features a seven-foot-tall wooden fence enclosing a seven-by-twelve foot plot. After a futile search for a gate, viewers peer through the small slit openings & spy a small porcelain house standing in a yard comprised of salt. The house is a mid-century ranch style house, exactly the kind that sprang up in suburban developments around the country after World War II. Though good fences may make good neighbors—as the saying goes—this fence completely cuts off any relationship to the outside world.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Mindfulness Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Mindfulness – This four-session experiential workshop will help participants learn mindfulness skills for managing stress and living more fully in the present moment. Participants will be introduced to the concept of mindfulness, and a variety of activities related to mindfulness meditation, including the body scan, sitting meditation, and walking meditation. Participants’ experiences with mindful awareness and mindfulness activities will be discussed, and suggestions for daily practice will be provided. Seating is limited. Contact us at 797-1012 or stop by TSC 306 to reserve your seat.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    I'm a Fighter Photo Campaign

Special Event / Val. R. Christensen Service Center

Do you want to be an Aggie Fighter? Come to the Service Center (TSC 332) and make you own "I'm a Fighter" sign and get your picture taken anywhere on campus! You will also get to meet other fighters dedicated to the global campaign against pornography. We're helping the international organization of Fight the New Drug build a photo campaign to help them in the fight against pornography!

Taggart Student Center, More Info

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Volleyball vs. New Mexico State

Athletics / Athletics

Volleyball vs. New Mexico State

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm    Country Swing Dancing Night

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Come ready to country dance in your best Aggie Western Wear! Lessons taught from 7-7:45 p.m. Dancing from 7:45 to 10 p.m. Sponsored by: ASUSU Activities and The College of Ag Student Council.

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm    Mauritius

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

In this stage production, Jackie and Mary are half-sisters whose mother's death leaves them in possession of a rare stamp collection. But which sister actually owns the stamps? Which of three dealers can be trusted with their sale? And where do we choose to live: the present or the past? This show is performed in the Black Box Theater, located in the Chase Fine Arts Center.

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