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THE BEACON Vol. 111, Issue 13

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Survivor vows to feel blessed

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Roya Ghorbani-Elizeh Staff Writer ghorbani11@up.edu

2009 UP alumna Rachel Prusynski sat down to check her e-mail when the ground beneath her began to tremble. ´$W Ă&#x20AC;UVW LW MXVW IHOW OLNH YLEUDWLRQVIURPFRQVWUXFWLRQQH[W GRRUÂľ 5DFKHO VDLG  ´%XW WKHQ LW IHOWOLNHWKHĂ RRUZDVRQDQD[LV DQGLWZDVWLSSLQJRYHUÂľ Rachel scrambled to get RXW RI WKH EXLOGLQJ DV D  HDUWKTXDNH KLW +DLWL ZKHUH VKH KDG EHHQ YLVLWLQJ KHU IULHQG 0ROO\ +LJKWRZHU DQRWKHU  alumna. The earthquake would OHDYH 5DFKHO SK\VLFDOO\ LQMXUHG and emotionally distraught over WKHORVVRI0ROO\ Rachel and Molly had been IULHQGV VLQFH WKHLU MXQLRU \HDU DW 83 0ROO\ ZKR KDG EHHQ YROXQWHHULQJ ZLWK WKH QRQSURĂ&#x20AC;W organization )ULHQGV RI WKH Orphans since -XQH LQYLWHG Rachel to help with the organization during her monthlong EUHDN IURP graduate Rachel Prusynski school. :KHQ WKH HDUWKTXDNH KLW both Rachel and Molly were in the seven-story Father Wasson &HQWHU D IRUPHU KRVSLWDO WKDW KRXVHV RIĂ&#x20AC;FHV DQG GRUPLWRULHV IRU )ULHQGV RI WKH 2USKDQV volunteers. Rachel and Molly had MXVW UHWXUQHG IURP WKH PDUNHW with groceries and souvenirs. Molly went to her room on the Ă&#x20AC;IWKĂ RRUWRQDSDIWHUWKHPDUNHW H[FXUVLRQ 5DFKHO ZHQW WR WKH VHYHQWKĂ RRUWRFKHFNKHUHPDLO 7KHQ WKH JURXQG FRQYXOVHG and the Father Wasson Center began to collapse. While she does not remember WKH IDOOLQJ SLOODUV DQG GHEULV 5DFKHO VWLOO KDV UHFROOHFWLRQV RI being caught in the rubble. ´, GRQ¡W UHPHPEHU IDOOLQJ RU VLQNLQJ GRZQ WR WKH JURXQGÂľ 5DFKHO VDLG ´+RZHYHU HYHU\ QLJKW VLQFH WKHQ , FDQ FORVH P\ H\HV DQG IHHO P\VHOI WU\LQJ WR PRYHÂľ Rachel does not recall how ORQJ VKH ZDV WUDSSHG EXW VKH DVVXPHVWKDWVKHZDVIRXQGVRRQ DIWHUWKHHDUWKTXDNH ´,W ZDV VR IDVW , PXVW KDYH EHHQSXOOHGRXWLQOHVVWKDQDKDOI KRXUÂľ 5DFKHO VDLG ´, GRQ¡W HYHQ remember getting in the truck ZKHQWKH\IRXQGPHÂľ $IWHU ´WKUHH +DLWLDQ DQJHOVÂľ SXOOHG KHU IURP WKH GHVWUR\HG EXLOGLQJ5DFKHOZDVWDNHQWRWKH United States embassy in Port-auSee Blessed, page 4

Photos courtesy of Molly Hightowerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s blog

Molly Hightower working with orphaned and abandoned disabled children in Haiti. Molly wrote about her experiences on her blog, which can be accessed at www.mollyinhaiti.blogspot.com/.

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Mollyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s family encourages donations to Friends of the Orphans: www. friendsoftheorphans.org/ molly

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On Campus TABLE FRANCAISE Come speak French every :HGQHVGD\IURPSPWR SPLQWKH&RYH ASUP EXECUTIVE BOARD APPLICATIONS $SSOLFDWLRQV IRU $683 3UHVLGHQW 9LFH 3UHVLGHQW 6HFUHWDU\ 7UHDVXUHU DQG &3% 'LUHFWRU DUH GXH -DQ  DW  SP YLD HPDLO WR ULRIWD# up.edu. Applications are available online at pilots. XSHGXZHEDVXSKRPH ,I \RX have questions stop by the $683 RIĂ&#x20AC;FH LQ 6W 0DU\¡V HPDLO 6DPDQWKD 5LRIWD DW ULRIWD#XSHGX RU FDOO KHU DW 

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Chinese class will give students an edge UP offers Mandarin Chinese class option for students next fall Lisa McMahan Staff Writer mcmahan11@up.edu

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Dozens of University of Portland students skipped class to join 1200 other college students at a rally at Concordia to celebrate and do service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Some students say that the Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s refusal to allow excused absences for service work is hypocritical.

Students skip class to honor MLK Hannah Gray Staff Writer gray12@up.edu

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ELWRIDVRFLDOH[SHULPHQW:H¡UH DOXPQLDQGKDYHDIXQQLJKWRXW WU\LQJ WR FUHDWH VRPHWKLQJ IRU â&#x20AC;&#x153;We want to celebrate who a need thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s never been done they are and remind them that they EHIRUHÂľ DUHDYLWDOSDUWRIWKH8QLYHUVLW\Âľ VDLG &DLWOLQ 0DF0LOOHQ PHPEHU RI WKH VWHHULQJ FRPPLWWHH DQG â&#x20AC;&#x153;We wanted to see what Alumni Relations. The SoirĂŠe will begin with we could do to improve, D NH\QRWH DGGUHVV PRVW OLNHO\ enhance or strengthen class given by a Portland motivational VSHDNHU DQG DXWKRU RI ´0DMRU LQ community.â&#x20AC;? 6XFFHVVÂľ3DWULFN&RPEV&RPEV Jeromy Koffler H[SHULHQFHGWKHVRSKRPRUHVOXPS Student Activities director while he was a student at Lewis  &ODUN &ROOHJH DQG HQGHG XS WUDQVIHUULQJ WR 6DQ )UDQFLVFR State University. The Sophomore SoirĂŠe will be Following the keynote address KHOGIURPSPWRSPDWWKH will be a networking dinner. Each &U\VWDO %DOOURRP +HOG LQ WKUHH student will be seated according PDLQSDUWVWKHQLJKWLVGHVLJQHG WRPDMRURULQWHUHVWZLWKDWOHDVW to help sophomores connect with one UP alumnus at each table. RWKHU VWXGHQWV QHWZRUN ZLWK 7KH HQG RI WKH QLJKW ZLOO

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Want to voice your opinion about UPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s policy on MLK day? Take the poll on upbeacon.net

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The Father Wasson Center in Haiti before and after the Jan. 12 earthquake. Molly was on the fifth floor and Rachel was on the seventh when the quake hit.

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