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Members of Brown South Asian Students Association, the Kashmir Solidarity Movement and independent students attended the vigil in protest of two Indian mandates Sunday night.

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University students hold vigil for Indian Pro-Democracy Movement

January 27, 2020 1 comment

Sunday night, a large crowd of University students held a stand-in on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center to express their support for students and marginalized communities in India who are protesting against two controversial Indian mandates.

Community mourns Christchurch victims

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Community mourns Christchurch victims

March 22, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Members of the Brown community gathered on the Main Green together under the night sky Thursday, candles lit in their hands, to mourn the Muslims who were killed during the New Zealand shooting last week.

Letter: Let’s not forget the lessons of the past

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Letter: Let’s not forget the lessons of the past

October 31, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The interfaith vigil for Tree of Life victims held Oct. 29 had at least 2,000 people in attendance. As the crowd thinned at the end, I found myself talking with a woman who had studied with the late wife of Professor Emeritus of Computer Science Peter Wegner.

Squirrel Hill shooting vigil grieves victims of hate crimes

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Squirrel Hill shooting vigil grieves victims of hate crimes

October 30, 2018 Comments are Disabled

As the sun set, community members held each other close and lit candles, sharing light during a vigil in the wake of the Tree of Life shooting in Squirrel Hill, Pennsylvania.

Community members lit candles in remembrance of the 11 victims of the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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Interfaith vigil mourns Tree of Life victims

October 29, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Following the recent mass shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue, hundreds of Rhode Islanders gathered in an interfaith vigil outside the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island headquarters Monday evening.