Sunday, October 21, 2007

A Litany of Interesting Campus Events...

There are a lot of interesting/controversial campus events coming up.
  • This week is the National Students of Concealed Carry on Campus Empty Holster Protest. The Evangel College Republicans are getting in on the action.
  • Monday also marks the beginning of national Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week. This idea was sparked by David Horowitz. The Washington University Republicans are kicking it off with a showing of a film called Suicide Killers. This event has caused some controversy, and has resulted in a Teach-in for Tolerance that is co-hosted by a number of groups including the College Democrats. One national response to the Horowitz-hosted week is the encouragement of students to wear green on Wednesday to protest the "Islamophobic campaign."
  • Tuesday the Associated Students of the University of Missouri are hosting a panel discussion on higher education with a researcher from the Show-Me Institute and the Missouri Budget Project.
  • Thursday there will be a debate between the Mizzou College Republicans and the College Democrats. There are, so far, about 130 confirmed attendees. I'll try to find out how this came about, as the College Republicans had repeatedly refused a debate. We shall see how it goes.
  • Finally on Thursday, there is an anti-war event planned at Truman State that features a number of professors speaking out against the war.

6 comments:

Nate Kennedy said...

Also on the horizon, Demstock III! It's on Nov 2, at 8:30 pm at the Blue Fugue in Columbia.

Bands to play include the Goldbugs, the Cotton Mollies (ft. Rep. Jeff Harris!), Free Collective, and the Hooten Hollers!

Other like-minded student groups will be promoted. 18 and up, $5. Proceeds to go the College Democrats of Missouri.

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Peter said...

Podcast of Teach in For Tolerance at Washington University

http://reboot.stlimc.org/newswire_audio2007/introduction-teach-tolerance-washington-university-st.-louis

direct links to the mp3s
http://reboot.stlimc.org/sites/stlimc.org/files/articles/audio/01%20Introduction.mp3

http://reboot.stlimc.org/sites/stlimc.org/files/articles/audio/02%20Howard%20Brick.mp3

http://reboot.stlimc.org/sites/stlimc.org/files/articles/audio/03%20Fatemeh%20Keshavarz.mp3

http://reboot.stlimc.org/sites/stlimc.org/files/articles/audio/04%20Rouhollah%20Rahmani.mp3

http://reboot.stlimc.org/sites/stlimc.org/files/articles/audio/05%20Closing%20Remarks.mp3

Young MO Politico said...

I just wanted to clarify that those deleted comments were deleted by the poster, not me.

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