Inside the Daily Planet, 12/4/07


Seward Co-op to break ground on new building — Tuesday, Dec. 4 by Jeremy Stratton, The Bridge Public ceremony marks beginning of move to old Riverside Market site MN Sierra Leoneans salute new government in homeland by Issa A. Mansaray, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder West African nation’s VP, wife have local connections Place of mind: What, exactly, is a sacred space? by Tracey Paska, Minnesota Women’s Press They’re found inside the home and outside in nature. Some are centered on personal objects while others focus on natural elements. They’re used for prayer, meditation or relaxation. They’re called havens, sanctuaries and retreats, and above all they’re considered sacred spaces. What, exactly, is a sacred space? NEW IN VOICES On the importance of accepting ethnic beauty by Ka Vang, Minnesota Women’s Press When my half-sister, Xia, entered my father’s hospital room after his quadruple heart bypass surgery, there was something different-unnatural-about her face. She waited for me to say something, and when I didn’t, she came inches from my face so I wouldn’t miss her new nose. My beautiful half-sister, who was born with a typical Asian nose-flat bridge and petite nostrils-now has a classic Roman nose that looked like it was ripped from Susan Sarandon. NEW IN BLOGS Strib snubs source in Target ‘Rounders’ piece by Paul Schmelzer, Eyeteeth