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the UNITY inside this issue... MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION etter CENTER newsl Volume 3, Issue 3 February 28, 2013 Upcoming Events BRIDGE/LEADS Reunion Dinner GU Iron Chef: Cultural Cooking Battle “More Than a Month” Screening/Discussion Where Are They Now? Virtual Voices Ally Connection MLK Day Celebration March 2013 BRIDGE CORE! 7 26 March Mocktail Movie Night: “Arranged” Annual Diversity Monologues April 7 17 26 CAN: Holocaust Remembrance Program Crafting Unity: Sensu-Japanese Folding Fans Stand Against Racism May 6 UMEC Study Break Director’s Corner BRIDGE/LEADSReunion ...The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the LORD, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. May he become famous throughout Israel! --Ruth 4:14 2013 Pictured below: GU students having a awesome time reconnecting during the BRIDGE/LEADS spring semester reunion dinner in January. Photos courtesy of UMEC Staff How many famous people do you know on a personal level? Most perceptions about fame, value and worth are occupied with complex misconceptions. I believe the elegantly poignant words of poet Naomi Shihab Nye, captures the essence of what it truly means to be esteemed. Famous The river is famous to the fish. The loud voice is famous to silence, which knew it would inherit the earth before anybody said so. The cat sleeping on the fence is famous to the birds watching him from the birdhouse. The tear is famous, briefly, to the cheek. The idea you carry close to your bosom is famous to your bosom The boot is famous to the earth, more famous than the dress shoe, which is famous only to floors... Director’s Corner continued on page 5 502 e boone ave msc#2466, spokane, wa 99258 (509) 313-5836


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