Photo gallery Vigil challenges hatred, pays tribute to Pittsburgh victims
Several hundred campus and community members gathered outside Memorial Library Monday night for a vigil speaking out against anti-Semitism, racism and other forms of hatred and paying tribute to those killed and injured in Saturday’s attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.
A large crowd gathered in front of Memorial Library to light candles and hear speeches.
Olivia O'Connor, a student from Pittsburgh, reads the names of the 11 who were slain.
Jon Eckhardt, associate professor in the School of Business and a member of the Hillel Board of Directors, speaks.
Maria Ahmad, assistant director of the Multicultural Student Center speaks.
Rabbi Gairshon Vogel was one of several faith and community leaders participating in the event.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank spoke out against acts of hate and terror.
The vigil drew students, faculty, staff and members of the community.