April 17, 2001

Events Calendar Listings:


Saturday, April 28

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

UNICEF Global Emergencies Benefit Show: "Voices of Youth"

Middlebury College students of all nations will perform dances, songs, poetry readings and music to raise funds for the children of the world caught in ethnic conflict, famine, poverty, ignorance, abuse and societal injustice. In between performances, there will be inspirational film clips that peek into the homes and lives of these children. Exotic snacks and drinks will be available.

McCullough Student Center, Old Chapel Road off South Main Street (Route 30)

Tickets are $6 for general admission and $2 for children. Tickets are available daily beginning Monday, April 23, from 5-7 p.m. outside Proctor Hall on Hepburn Road off College Street (Route 125), and at the Grille in McCullough Student Center on Old Chapel Road off South Main Street (Route 30). Tickets will also be available at the door.

For more information, contact student organizers Syed Masood at 802-443-4303 or Natasha Shevde at 802-443-7174.

Monday, April 30

4:30 p.m.

Lecture: "The People of Iraq: Burdened by Oil and Sacrificed for Sanctions"

Abbas Alnasrawi, professor of economics at the University of Vermont, will speak about the current humanitarian crisis in Iraq, and the relationship between the crisis and the sanctions against this country by the United States.

Center for International Affairs, Robert A. Jones House, Hillcrest Road, College Street (Route 125)

Admission is free.

For more information, contact student organizer Wasim Rahman, president of the Middlebury College Islamic Society, at 802-443-4251.


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