The Goods

Chico State’s Watershed at it again
Chico State’s literary magazine Watershed is accepting submissions for its upcoming spring 2008 publication. The editors are looking for poetry, illustrations, black and white photography, creative nonfiction, short stories, and other short forms of literature. They ask that literature submissions not exceed the limit of 5,000 words, and art submissions be no larger than the standard 8.5-by-11 inches. Submissions are due March 7. The theme is “Beneath the Surface.” For more information, check their Web site at

Applying to grad school?
The Council of Graduate Studies is sponsoring “Ways and Means of Applying to Graduate and Doctoral Programs” for those baffled by higher education’s complex admissions process. The workshop takes place Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 3 p.m. in BMU room 314.

KCSC shows it’s philanthropic spirit
KCSC Radio, in association with Late Night Chico, will be hosting a benefit on Feb. 15 at the BMU Common Grounds for the California Wildfire Relief Fund. Erin Lizardo (pictured) and a surprise guest will be performing—so there’s no reason to miss the event. And there will be free food. Although the event is free, donations are highly encouraged.

Searching for high school scientists
Butte College is hosting a chemistry festival at its main campus on April 15, and is looking for high schools to participate. Included in the games and festivities will be a chemistry version of Jeopardy titled “Chem Bowl”; a Wheel of Fortune game called “Wheel of Nomenclature,” in which participants are quizzed on their knowledge of the naming of compounds; and several lab experiments. Bring your chemistry handbook and study hours and you should be set for a day of science! High schools interested in participating should contact Butte College by March 11 at 895-2595.

Stick figures and WTF!
Language has been around for centuries—just not always in the same form. A new exhibit titled From Cave Art to E-mail: Language and Meaning in Human Cultures at Chico State’s Museum of Anthropology explores the evolution of language. The exhibit also features hands-on activities including sign-language and wood-carvings exercises. On display until May 23. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Don’t go it alone
Whether you’re battling stress or low self-esteem or just need others to identify with, check out the support groups at the Psychological Counseling Center. All groups are led by certified counselors. Stop by Meriam Library room 141 or call 898-6345 for more information.