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Vigil today for victims of New Zealand terrorist attacks

Mar. 18, 2019, 10:27 AM


The Muslim Students Association at Vanderbilt and the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life invite the Vanderbilt community to come together for a vigil on Monday, March 18, to stand in solidarity for the victims of the New Zealand terrorist attacks and their families. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. at the wall outside Rand Hall.

Those giving remarks will include Imam Ossama Bahloul, resident scholar of the Islamic Center of Nashville; Fayo Abadula, president of the Muslim Students Association at Vanderbilt; Shun Ahmed, Muslim Students Association; the Rev. Shantell Hinton, assistant university chaplain and assistant director of Religious Life; Ruiy Shah, treasurer, Vanderbilt Interfaith Council; Vanderbilt Student Government President Tariq Issa; and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Associate Provost and Dean of Students Mark Bandas.