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Crusade for Cthulhu Not ‘Neo-Pagan’

I’m writing in response to your picture on the front of the September 26 edition of The Tech -- in particular, the caption. As an officer of the Campus Crusade for Cthulhu, I would like to call your attention to the fact that we are not, nor have we ever been, a “neo-pagan group.” We are a social group, existing purely to enjoy our common love of the mythos written by H.P. Lovecraft, and to introduce others to his works. Our rituals are purely used as social gatherings, in order to get people together for some pyrotechnics, some food, and to very publicly announce our presence on campus.

The Campus Crusade for Cthulhu is made up of a very diverse group of people, many of whom embrace “mainstream” religions. We are Catholic, Jewish, Protestants of many denominations, and, yes, we can even count Pagans and Wiccans among our number. We are not an alternative to “mainstream” religious groups any more than the The Tech is.

Jessica Fry ’03
Antiquary, Campus Crusade for Cthulhu