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University of Utah developing plan to boost enrollment of Pacific Islander students

SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah is known to produce top athletes who are part of what’s called, the ‘Polynesian Pipeline.’ Now there’s a movement on campus to use that same concept to attract high-performing Pacific Islander students. 324 more words

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“Your kids are your bank”

A close relative of mine said to me one day, I remember because I instantly thought WTH?! my kids are my bank??…“Mmm e ke kalikogu iai pea e makua” (You will know it’s true when you get older) my close relative continued on to say to me but in my head I was like “ummm..ok then” not believing it for a second. 1,167 more words

Week 7 Blog Tasks

ONE: Identify one key point and/or theme from the Week 7 lecture. Find an academic source (not the lecture itself, but the source may be one that is cited in the lecture) for that key point/theme. 603 more words

Assessment Two

THROUGH MY EYES: ‘MAHÅLANGNESS – THE FUEL THAT FED MY WRITING FIRE’ BY PAULA QUINENE

‘How long have you been away from home?’ I asked an army friend.

‘Thirteen years,’ he replied.

And to myself, I said, How could anyone be away from Guam for 13 years? 538 more words

Pacific Islands

Latter-Day Saints in the Pacific

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Fun fact: the very popular Polynesian Cultural Center, which boasts six “villages” highlighting “traditional” dress, dance, music, arts and crafts, and other practices of indigenous Pacific Islander culture, is owned and operated by the Church of the Latter-Day Saints.  178 more words

Episode

Pacific Islander Spectrum of Success

My overt perspective of the general Pacific Island population, although having few minor differentiating ideas and values, all pose general similarities that have given the population both positive and negative feedback from their counterparts within their overall interaction within the community. 1,783 more words

Culture