Students host vigil for victims of March 16 Atlanta shootings

Students host vigil for victims of March 16 Atlanta shootings

Woman helps another light candle

Erleen Escoto, a graduate student in counselor education and graduate assistant with the Penn State BLUEprint Peer Mentoring Program, left, helps another student light a candle during a vigil on March 21 in front of Old Main on the University Park campus. The vigil in remembrance of the March 16 Atlanta shootings victims was attended by campus and community members, and was organized by a number of student groups, including the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Caucus, Penn State Filipino Association, Multicultural Greek Council, Queer and Trans People of Color, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc., Sigma Omicron Pi and Pi Delta Psi Fraternity Inc. The University reiterated its support of the Asian community in the wake of the shootings.

IMAGE: Curtis Chan