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South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA)

Monday, April 7th, 2003

General Meeting 

**Tuesday, April 8th, 12:00pm in RM 155

We will hold our last general meeting of the year, this week!  

We have a lot to talk about!  We will have an IABA representative come and speak to our group about getting involved in the community, the exciting opportunities available through IABA and how membership and attendance at IABA events can help you.

We will also decide upon our 2003-2004 Officers.  Get involved today!  Take this opportunity to take action in the South Asian community and assume a leadership role at Kent and within our community!!!

Available positions at this time include: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and several other positions.  Email fmirza@kentlaw.edu, rpatel@kentlaw.edu, or ssaraswat@kentlaw.edu.

See you there!!!! 

MLER BAR Prep Course

**Tuesday, April 8th, 4:30pm in RM C40

Come learn about the best BAR Prep Course you've never heard of but will be glad you finally did, the Minority Legal Education Resources!!!!

A Bar prep course geared towards minorities, the MLER is a program that has helped minorities all across the state get higher scores and earn better results on the BAR exam.  Come find out what all the fuss is about.  This will be a short presentation by Kishasha Williams-Ford, and she will distribute a handout with more information on how to get involved.

 

Henna Tattoing Day 

**Tuesday, April 15th, 11:00am-5:00pm in Front Lobby

You've seen Madonna do it; you loved when Gwen Stefani did it - NOW YOU CAN DO IT TOO!!!!  Henna Tattoing has made its way from Hollywood to the hallowed halls of Kent!

No - needles are not involved!  To decorate the body, people from South Asian countries use Henna, (or "Mendhi" as we like to call it), a green paste that comes from crushing up plant leaves.  It is primarily used to celebrate happy occasions such as religious holidays and weddings.  The paste is then used to make designs and patterns on the skin.  After application, the longer you leave the Henna on, the darker the pattern gets and the longer it will stay.  You then wash or brush it off, and, voila, a beautiful design!  The tattoos are temporary, of course, and can stay anywhere from 1-3 weeks.

Have something to show off when you wear your new tank top!  The process will take about half an hour to get done, to let it dry, and to wash/brush it off, so allot yourself enough time to come spend with us.

Refreshments will be served - yet another South Asian delight - Mango Lassi - a delicious yogurt based drink made with real mangos.

Don't miss out on the fun, or the body art.  Get your temporary tattoo on April 15th!!

Donations will be accepted.

 

SAMOSA & kabob SALE HUGE Success

THANKS to everyone who purchased samosas from our bakesale this time - it was a huge success!!   We sold out in record time = 5 hours!!  We are happy that everyone has been so supportive of our salty snacks and we have every intention of continuing this new Kent tradition for years to come.

We do take requests, so if any of you think that we need to diversify our selections, please feel free to contact one of your Kent SALSA members, and we'll be happy to take your suggestions under consideration.

 

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