Post Tagged with: "vigil"

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Georgetown University Law Center student Julie Rheinstrom (GRD ’17) organized a vigil against the rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump, which was attended by more than 2,000 people on Saturday evening.

Student Hosts Vigil Against Trump

More than 2,000 people, including Georgetown students, gathered for a vigil and peaceful demonstration against the rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump at the White House on Saturday. The hourlong event, which was organized by Georgetown University Law Center student Julie Rheinstrom (GRD ’17), featured the distribution of over 1,000 electric[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Representatives from H*yas for Choice joined members of the D.C. community at a vigil  outside the Supreme Court for the victims of the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

H*yas for Choice Joins Planned Parenthood Vigil

Reproaction, a non-profit that advocates increased abortion access and reproductive justice, organized a vigil attended by H*yas for Choice for victims of the recent Planned Parenthood clinic shooting in Colorado outside the Supreme Court on Monday. Around 25 people attended the vigil, which was Reproaction’s first official event since university[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Students, faculty and staff gather in Dahlgren Quadrangle for an interfaith reflection following attacks in Baghdad, Beirut and Paris.

At Campus Vigils, Community Reflects

Around 250 students and community members gathered in remembrance of the victims of last week’s terror attacks in Paris, Beirut and Baghdad at an interfaith prayer vigil held Sunday and a solidarity event yesterday. The prayer vigil, organized by the Office of Campus Ministry, took place in Dahlgren Quadrangle and[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Around 100 students joined to mourn the deaths of three Muslim students in a shooting at UNC Chapel Hill.

Students Host Vigil to Mourn UNC Chapel Hill Shooting

Approximately one hundred students gathered at Red Square on Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil organized by the Muslim Students Association in commemoration of the deaths of three Muslim students at the University of North Carolina, who were shot at the university’s Chapel Hill campus on Tuesday over an alleged[Read More…]

by February 12, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students lit candles and shared a moment of silence to grieve after the tragedy in Peshawar.

Students Host Vigil for School Attack in Peshawar

Students in the GU South Asian Society, the Muslim Student Association and the Interfaith Student Association hosted a vigil Tuesday evening in Red Square in response to Tuesday’s Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan that left 141 people, 132 of them children, dead. After hearing of the tragedy, student leaders quickly[Read More…]

by December 20, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students lit candles in memory of the victims of the Israel-Palestine conflict at a vigil on Thursday night.

Vigil Honors Victims of Israel-Palestine Conflict

In commemoration of the lives lost during this summer’s conflict between Israel and Hamas, J Street U Georgetown hosted an apolitical candlelight vigil in Red Square in an attempt to humanize the usually politicized debate. With the media coverage of the violence filled with statistics, J Street U wanted to[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News

University Holds Vigils to Commemorate 9/11 Tragedy

Beginning with a moment of silence and the tolling of the Healy bells, a vigil ceremony on Sunday commemorated the attacks of Sept. 11 through moments of silence, reflection and prayer. At the memorial, held by Welcome Week, Hoyas for Troops and the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, the bells rang at 8:46 a.m.[Read More…]

by September 13, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News