The people in the Peace Studies Office bring
the Kenapocomoco Coalition Newsnotes to you monthly during the academic
year.. The purpose is to inform students, faculty, staff, and other
interested folks of scheduled events and activities within the department
and pass along other information that appears relevant or just somewhat
interesting. The contents of the newsletter do not necessarily reflect the thoughts, opinions, and
beliefs of everyone in the Peace Studies office or Kenapocomoco Coalition.
If you have comments, suggestions, or items for the newsletter, please
contact Heidi Gross, the Peace Studies intern, head cook, and editor of the
Kenapocomoco Newsnotes. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call x5343.
Real wealth consists in things
of utility and beauty, in things that help to create strong,
beautiful bodies and surroundings inspiring to live in.
1. Get that abortion you've always wanted.
2. Drink a nice clean glass of water.
3. Cash your social security check.
4. See a doctor of your own choosing.
5. Spend quality time with your draft age child/grandchild.
6. Visit Syria, or any foreign country for that matter.
7. Get that gas mask you've been putting off buying.
8. Hoard gasoline.
9. Borrow books from library before they're banned - Constitutional law books,
Catcher in the Rye, Harry Potter, Tropic of Cancer, etc.
10. If you have an idea for an art piece involving a crucifix - do it now.
11. Come out - then go back in - HURRY!
12. Jam in all the Alzheimer's stem cell research you can.
13. Stay out late before the curfews start.
14. Go see Bruce Springsteen before he has his "accident. "
15. Go see Mount Rushmore before the Reagan addition.
16. Use the phrase - "you can't do that - this is America."
17. If you're white - marry a black person, if you're black - marry a white
18. Take a walk in Yosemite, without being hit by a snowmobile or a base-jumper.
19. Enroll your kid in an accelerated art or music class.
20. Start your school day without a prayer.
21. Pass on the secrets of evolution to future generations.
22. Learn French.
23. Attend a commitment ceremony with your gay friends.
24. Take a factory tour anywhere in the US.
25. Try to take photographs of animals on the endangered species list.
26. Visit Florida before the polar ice caps melt.
27. Visit Nevada before it becomes radioactive.
28. Visit Alaska before "The Big Spill."
Ultimately, we have just
one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more
peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in
us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world.
Seek Whereabouts of 17-year-old Raju Sharma Dhakal in Nepal
Raju Sharma Dhakal, a 17-year-old college student in Nepal, was reportedly
released from prison on November 3, 2004, but was immediately re-arrested by
security forces at the prison gates. His whereabouts are currently unknown
and he stands at very high risk of torture or 'disappearance.'
William Rivers Pitt, a well-known journalist in alternative media circles, has
started this blog. He updates it several times daily, and uses it to
augment the stories posted at www.truthout.org,
another excellent alternative media source.
Work with Earlham student and Goshen student for eight weeks during summer 2005
to plan, schedule and promote a
student peace conference at Earlham in the fall of 2005. Also involves arranging
for registration, housing and transportation.
dynamic summer program for undergraduate students interested in volunteerism and
careers in the nonprofit sector. This face-paced Institute offers a rigorous
combination of professional experience, academic learning and service projects
that will provide students with an unparalleled experience in the nation’s
Union Summer is a five-week educational internship to participate in and
develop skills useful for union organizing drives and other campaigns for
workers' rights and social justice. Heidi is a graduate of this
program, and would be happy to share with you about her experiences during
one of the best summers of her life.