Standing in Support of Northeastern’s Community

Stu­dents, fac­ulty and staff joined together for a can­dle­light vigil on Krentzman Quad on Thursday after­noon in sup­port of com­mu­nity and diver­sity at North­eastern in response to last week’s van­dalism attack on the campus menorah.

Photos by Brooks Canaday.

  • Students, faculty and staff filled the pathway in front of the menorah and holiday trees.

  • President Joseph E. Aoun offers closing remarks at Thursday's vigil.

  • Candles are shared as a sign of support.

  • Alexander Levering Kern, executive director of the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service, addresses those gathered on Krentzman Quad.

  • Vigil attendees greeted each other and asked, "What brings you here today? What core, shared values of our community must we uphold at this time?"

  • Nathaniel Rickles, President of the Hillel Board at Northeastern, speaks at the vigil.

  • Students, faculty and staff ended the vigil with the song, "Peace, Salaam, Shalom."

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