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CAL U REMEMBERS 9/11

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Posted on September 6, 2011

Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people on Sept. 11, 2001.

Cal U will observe the solemn occasion with these events:

Sept. 6 — Student Government will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Natali Student Center.

Sept. 6-9 — Members of the campus community can sign a 9/11 “I Will” remembrance card and make a donation to the Flight 93 Memorial Fund from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Natali Student Center. Participants will be entered into a drawing for an American flag that will be flown in Washington, D.C., and dedicated to an individual selected by the winner.

Also, members of Armenti’s Army will be selling T-shirts from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Natali Student Center. Cost is $10; $2 from each sale will benefit the Flight 93 Memorial Fund.

Sept. 8 — At 3 p.m., a Tribute Week Service will be held in Vulcan Theater. All members of the campus community may attend this event, sponsored by the Office of Veterans Affairs, the Center for Civic Engagement and STAND Campus Ministry.

Sept. 10 — Football fans will observe a moment of silence before the national anthem is played at Adamson Stadium, where the Vulcans will face the C.W. Post Pioneers at 3:30 p.m.

Coordinated by the Student Activities Board, a Nascar simulator featuring the U.S. armed services will be at Adamson Stadium from 1-5 p.m. Visitors also can stop at a military tent to sign an “I Will” remembrance card and donate to the Flight 93 Memorial Fund. Armenti’s Army will be selling T-shirts throughout the day; $2 from each sale will benefit the Flight 93 fund.

Sept. 11 — At 7 p.m., a special memorial mass will be held in the Natali Student Center, rooms 206-207. The mass is sponsored by the Cal ROCKS Catholic Campus Ministry.

Sept. 12 — The bell tower chimes in Old Main will sound a tribute to those who died 10 years ago at the World Trade Center in New York City, at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and at the Flight 93 crash site in Shanksville, Pa.

Events throughout the week are sponsored by Student Government, Office of Veterans Affairs, Center for Civic Engagement, STAND Campus Ministry and Student Activities Board.