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Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Aphrodisia for Africa at The Barking Frog Friday
Western Heads East, a Western response to the AIDS crisis in Africa, is teaming up with The Barking Frog to present Aphrodisia for Africa tomorrow.

The night will feature performances, raffles and an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for Africa’s HIV/AIDS crisis. Wristbands will be available for $8 in the University Community Centre atrium from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow.

Wristband bearers will have back-door VIP entry at The Barking Frog until 10:30 p.m. For more information e-mail
"Claire Neary

Inclusion of breakfast
Huron College houses a movement toward a paradigm of inclusion tomorrow.

Huron Globe is hosting “Towards a Paradigm of Inclusion,” a discussion on issues of exclusion and society from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Huron Room Dining Hall.

The event includes free breakfast, speakers and a panel discussion on issues like immigration and international development.

The event is free. More information is available at
"Kyle Beatty

Canadian foreign policy and Israeli apartheid lecture
A lecture on Canadian foreign policy and the Israeli apartheid will be held Monday, March 12 in University College Room 142.

The lecture is intended to raise awareness on Palestinian human rights issues and will be hosted by Rafeef Ziadah and Justin Podur.

Ziadah is a third-generation Palestinian refugee and a founding member of the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid. She is also an analyst and member for Sumoud, a political prisoner solidarity group formed in Toronto.

Podur is an editor and writer for ZNet. The website is described as a community of people committed to social change and provides information from various areas around the world concerning social justice issues. He has reported from Israel/Palestine, Venezuela, Haiti and Colombia.

Admission is $3 and the presentation begins at 7 p.m. For more information visit
"Sakthi Kalaichandran

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