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Delta Zeta Philanthropy Week

The Gamma Psi chapter of Delta Zeta is putting on its first ever philanthropy week April 6 through 9 to support The Painted Turtle camp and the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Outside the Bovee UC on Monday, April 6, the DZ girls let people pay to paint them with water guns.

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Book Recognition

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The 11th Annual Book Recognition Event was held of April 16, 2015 in the Baber Room in Park Library. The event was held to recognize CMU Faculty and staff who have created books published in 2014. Twenty six authors, co-authors, editors, book translators and illustrators were recognized at the event.

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All photos taken by Shannon Millard for Central Michigan University Communications

Ethan’s Army – Single

Ethan Wudyka, 8, receives a kiss from his Grandma, Debbie  LeVasseur as he watches the movie, Flushed Away, and she whispers to him, "Did you remember or did you forget?" Ethan was silent so she continued, "You are the bravest boy I have ever met," said LeVasseur with tears in her eyes. Ethan shakes his head and says, "yes." Before walking away LeVasseur said, "Don't you forget you are the bravest little boy." Ethan was diagnosed with a very rare incurable form of brain cancer, only 14 kids have ever been diagnosed with it.

Ethan Wudyka, 8, receives a kiss from his Grandma, Debbie LeVasseur as he watches the movie, Flushed Away, and she whispers to him, “Did you remember or did you forget?” Ethan was silent so she continued, “You are the bravest boy I have ever met,” said LeVasseur with tears in her eyes. Ethan shakes his head and says, “yes.” Before walking away LeVasseur said, “Don’t you forget you are the bravest little boy.” Ethan was diagnosed with a very rare incurable form of brain cancer, only 14 kids have ever been diagnosed with it.

Ethan Wudyka, 8, receives a kiss from his Grandma, Debbie  LeVasseur as he watches the movie, Flushed Away, and she whispers to him, "Did you remember or did you forget?" Ethan was silent so she continued, "You are the bravest boy I have ever met," said LeVasseur with tears in her eyes. Ethan shakes his head and says, "yes." Before walking away LeVasseur said, "Don't you forget you are the bravest little boy." Ethan was diagnosed with a very rare incurable form of brain cancer, only 14 kids have ever been diagnosed with it.

Ethan Wudyka, 8, receives a kiss from his Grandma, Debbie LeVasseur as he watches the movie, Flushed Away, and she whispers to him, “Did you remember or did you forget?” Ethan was silent so she continued, “You are the bravest boy I have ever met,” said LeVasseur with tears in her eyes. Ethan shakes his head and says, “yes.” Before walking away LeVasseur said, “Don’t you forget you are the bravest little boy.” Ethan was diagnosed with a very rare incurable form of brain cancer, only 14 kids have ever been diagnosed with it.

Lack of judgement, naive to poverty.

Isabella (Bella) Pontz, 4, stands of the couch in her Lalaloopsy costume from Halloween stating that she is now the princess since she has the crown. Bella passed the crown around from her, her mother, Ashley Pontz, 26, right, and father, Joe Pontz, 27 while playing on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

Isabella (Bella) Pontz, 4, stands of the couch in her Lalaloopsy costume from Halloween stating that she is now the princess since she has the crown. Bella passed the crown around from her, her mother, Ashley Pontz, 26, right, and father, Joe Pontz, 27 while playing on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

Bella Pontz pouts against the fridge after she was told she could not go outside because her mother, Ashley Pontz, was leaving for work at the Sunoco gas station in Big Rapids, Mich.

Bella Pontz pouts against the fridge after she was told she could not go outside because her mother, Ashley Pontz, was leaving for work at the Sunoco gas station in Big Rapids, Mich.

Bella Pontz wrestles with her mother, Ashley Pontz, before she leaves for work at the Sunoco gas station in Big Rapids, Mich.

Bella Pontz wrestles with her mother, Ashley Pontz, before she leaves for work at the Sunoco gas station in Big Rapids, Mich.

Bella Pontz pours tea for her grandparents, Gary and Rose Mary Montross during their tea party while they babysit. Joe Pontz, Bella's dad was working for FedEx in Grand Haven and Ashley Pontz, Bella's mother was working at the Sunoco gas station in Big Rapids.

Bella Pontz pours tea for her grandparents, Gary and Rose Mary Montross during their tea party while they babysit. Joe Pontz, Bella’s dad was working for FedEx in Grand Haven and Ashley Pontz, Bella’s mother was working at the Sunoco gas station in Big Rapids.

Ashley Pontz, 26, reads a book to her daughter Isabella (Bella) Pontz, 4, before bed in their home in Stanford, Mich. "The time after I get home from work and put Bella to bed is really important to me, it is the only time each day during the week that I get to spend with her," said Ashley.

Ashley Pontz, 26, reads a book to her daughter Isabella (Bella) Pontz, 4, before bed in their home in Stanford, Mich. “The time after I get home from work and put Bella to bed is really important to me, it is the only time each day during the week that I get to spend with her,” said Ashley.

Bella Pontz stands out front of her home where she lives with her mom and dad in Stanton, Mich. as she watches her dog run around in the first large snowfall of the season on Nov. 16, 2014.

Bella Pontz stands out front of her home where she lives with her mom and dad in Stanton, Mich. as she watches her dog run around in the first large snowfall of the season on Nov. 16, 2014.

Bella Pontz, 4, bonds with her dad, Joe Pontz, 27 over video games and wrestling in their home on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. "Sunday is our day to relax and for me to have one on one time with Bella," said Joe.

Bella Pontz, 4, bonds with her dad, Joe Pontz, 27 over video games and wrestling in their home on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. “Sunday is our day to relax and for me to have one on one time with Bella,” said Joe.

"Momma why you gotta go to work, I want to go take you to work," said Bella, 4. Her mother, Ashley responded, "Bella I gotta go cause I have to make money."

“Momma why you gotta go to work, I want to go take you to work,” said Bella, 4. Her mother, Ashley responded, “Bella I gotta go cause I have to make money.”

Bella Pontz sits on Gary Montross, her grandfather's lap as she eats chili and watches Sponge Bob. "We would never let our kids or the other grandkids eat in the living room but she is a bit spoiled," said Rose Mary Montross, her grandmother.

Bella Pontz sits on Gary Montross, her grandfather’s lap as she eats chili and watches Sponge Bob. “We would never let our kids or the other grandkids eat in the living room but she is a bit spoiled,” said Rose Mary Montross, her grandmother.

"Hi Momma!," yells Bella Pontz, 4, at the door of her home as her mother, Ashley Pontz, 26 gets home from working at the Sonoco gas station in Big Rapids, Mich. at 10:30 at night.

“Hi Momma!,” yells Bella Pontz, 4, at the door of her home as her mother, Ashley Pontz, 26 gets home from working at the Sonoco gas station in Big Rapids, Mich. at 10:30 at night.

Poverty Story – two singles

Ashley Pontz, 26, reads a book to her daughter Isabella (Bella) Pontz, 4, before bed in their home in Stanford, Mich. "The time after I get home from work and put Bella to bed is really important to me, it is the only time each day during the week that I get to spend with her," said Ashley.

Ashley Pontz, 26, reads a book to her daughter Isabella (Bella) Pontz, 4, before bed in their home in Stanford, Mich. “The time after I get home from work and put Bella to bed is really important to me, it is the only time each day during the week that I get to spend with her,” said Ashley.

Ashley Pontz, 26, talks about her day with her husband, Joe Pontz, 27, after coming home from working at the Sunoco gas station in Big Rapids, Mich. Their daughter  Bella Pontz, 4, was allowed to come out and watch television in the living room after being put to bed multiple times and returning back to the living room at 11 p.m. in their home in Stanford, Mich.

Ashley Pontz, 26, talks about her day with her husband, Joe Pontz, 27, after coming home from working at the Sunoco gas station in Big Rapids, Mich. Their daughter Bella Pontz, 4, was allowed to come out and watch television in the living room after being put to bed multiple times and returning back to the living room at 11 p.m. in their home in Stanford, Mich.