On Dec. 3-5, college students across the country will protest use of force in the Persian Gulf. From Berkeley to Rutgers, campuses will be alive with rallies and petition drives, '60s-style rap sessions and '90s-style press conferences.
Locally, students from Towson State, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Goucher College and Johns Hopkins will hold a press conference Mon., Dec. 3, at Towson State's Student Union. At 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, draft counseling and a lecture about conscientious objection takes place in the Chesapeake I Room of the Towson Student Union. Towson activities continue Wednesday, Dec. 5 from noon to 3 p.m. when the Student Union patio will be the site of a rally with a petition drive.
The Maryland Institute, College of Art holds a teach-in on draft laws from 7 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Student Center Lounge. On Thursday, Dec. 6, from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m., a discussion of the politics of war will feature a speaker from the Middle East, a Vietnam veteran and a former CIA agent. The discussion also includes banner making and signing. A draft counseling workshop takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Glass Pavilion at Hopkins' Homewood campus.
For more about anti-war activities at Towson, call 523-8408. For information about Maryland Institute activities, call 277-4579. For information about draft counseling, call the American Friends Service Committee at 366-7200. To reach the Baltimore Coalition Against U.S. Intervention in the Middle East, call 467-9388.