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Darfur gallery opening 7 p.m. tomorrow December 1st

30. November 2005 • David Boyle
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     Tomorrow night, UM STAND (Students Taking Action Now: Darfur) will be having a gallery opening at 7 p.m. in the Art Room of the Michigan Union. Should be interesting and informative.
     In the gallery, there will be art drawings by Darfurian refugee children. Also, there will be more information, not to mention ways to get involved in the effort to stop the genocide in Darfur; t-shirt order forms; and buttons for sale.
     As for divestment: UM has recently claimed it has no investments in Sudan and “no plans” (?) to invest there, but that doesn’t tally with the UM financial office previously saying merely that they weren’t invested in a particular couple companies that operate in Sudan. Have asked them when they determined they were fully divested, haven’t heard back yet… Nor have the Regents pledged not to invest in Sudan, despite the MSA request for such a pledge, a la New Jersey and other states passing laws preventing investment in Sudan. “Oh well, it’s just mass genocide.”

  1. See you all there, I know how you care.
       —David Boyle    Nov. 30 '05 - 11:24PM    #
       —js    Dec. 1 '05 - 01:19PM    #
  3. I usually do… (heh)
       —David Boyle    Dec. 1 '05 - 06:45PM    #