Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
November 27, 2007
The Dream for Darfur Olympic Torch, a poweful symbol of peace and hope
for millions of displaced genocide victims, will blaze through the
campus on Nov. 28 at 12:15 p.m., and the campus community is asked to help make the visit a success.
need is inviting all students, faculty and staff to contribute to the cause. Donation tables will be set up from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Mall area between Alkek Library and the
Following at 6 p.m. will be a showing "The Devil Came on Horseback," a documentary about the genocide in
. The film will be shown in Centennial Hall Teaching Theater, to be followed by a reception in Lampases 407A.
The torch is intended to deter
, the 2008 host of the Summer Olympic Games, from supporting the genocide in
. More than 28 states in the
and seven countries around the world will host the torch until it reaches
's doorstep in December.
For more information on this event and how you can get involved please contact Sarah Simmons, STAND at
vice president, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (214) 738-5995.