Dinner Donations Benefit Darfur

Diners at Carl Becker House last night enjoyed a feast for the eyes, ears and palate. Becker House Council sponsored a dinner benefit for Darfur, complete with African cuisine and entertainment.

Raffle tickets were sold at the door for $1, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Dollars for Darfur campaign. This campaign is run by the Save Darfur Coalition, which raises awareness about and works to end the ongoing genocide in Darfur, Sudan.

Varsity Teams Call Alumni in Annual Phonathon

Cornell athletes wrapped up their annual phonathons last week. Over 5,000 alumni, parents, and friends of athletic programs were contacted by Cornell athletes.

Each night for the past six weeks, Cornell athletes have manned phones in Ives 111 to solicit donations for their teams and connect with friends of their programs. Over 3,000 alumni pledged specific amounts of money to a team, including graduates as young as the class from 2006.