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Carnival de Resistance brings earth-friendly performances, art, parade to Harrisonburg

Bicycles generated the necessary power, with a gently audible rhythm, for the sound system at gatherings of the recent Carnival de Resistance. Volunteers, including EMU students, took turns pedaling for the electricity. The energetic Carnival troupe began its two-city tour with 10 days in Harrisonburg, camping on ...More

University ‘Thankful’ That Hostages Freed

Officials at Eastern Mennonite University welcomed the news that three members of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) were freed by military soldiers in Iraq early Thursday morning, Mar. 23. “We thank God that U.S. and British military forces were able to find the hostages and move them to freedom without injuries to either Iraqis o ...More

Campus Responds to Death of Peace Worker Tom Fox

News of the death of Tom Fox, 54, a Christian Peacemaking Team worker held hostage in Iraq, has been an especially difficult blow for those who knew him at Eastern Mennonite University. U.S. forces in Iraq recovered the body of kidnapped Christian Peacemaker Teams activist Tom Fox, CPT confirmed on Mar. 10. ...More

Vigil Planned For Former EMU Student Held Hostage In Iraq

“A tape broadcast Saturday threatened to kill four Christian peace activists unless all Iraqi prisoners are released from prisons in Iraq and the United States. The four (from left) are Canad ...More

Iraq Hostage Has EMU Connection

Participants reflect and pray on the EMU Campus Center plaza for the four Christian Peacemaker Team members being held hostage in Iraq. Photo by Jim Bishop ...More

Veteran Peaceworker to Speak at EMU

Peggy Gish, speaking during a peace vigil. The Common Grounds Coffeehouse at Eastern Mennonite University will host Peggy Gish, an Athen ...More