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Missions trip changes Eastern student

Cherie Vaughn-Dahlgren had been walking inside of the building when she saw a large spider, as big as her hand, crawling on the cement wall.

This was one of several surprising things she encountered during her time in Haiti.

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BRIEF: Whitworth affirms, expands Presbyterian partnerships

The Whitworth University Board of Trustees this month adopted a statement that affirms and expands Whitworth’s relationship with the Presbyterian Church and elevates the university’s theological identities, according to a press release.

The statement is the culmination of a yearlong inquiry a board-appointed Task Force on Denominational Relationships conducted in anticipation of the June 2013 expiration of the university’s current covenant agreement with the Synod of Alaska-Northwest and the concurrent cessation of the synod’s functions.

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BRIEF: Scholar to lecture on Holocaust, feminine space in Judaism

Andrea Lieber, associate professor of religious studies at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., will lecture and lead a discussion in two events at Gonzaga University on Holocaust Remembrance Day, which begins the evening of April 7 and ends the evening of April 8.

Lieber will speak on and invite discussion on the topic, “What Does the Holocaust Mean to You?” — starting at 5:30 p.m., April 7 in the Foley Center Library, Teleconference Room.

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