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'Never Again' Anti-Gun Rally Organized By Pace University Students

Pace University students plan a 17-minute vigil on Wednesday, Feb. 28 to remember the 17 shooting victims from the south Florida school shooting two weeks ago. It starts at noon at Pace's Pleasantville campus.
Pace University students plan a 17-minute vigil on Wednesday, Feb. 28 to remember the 17 shooting victims from the south Florida school shooting two weeks ago. It starts at noon at Pace's Pleasantville campus. Photo Credit: Jon Craig

Two weeks ago, 17 school children and staff members were gunned down at a south Florida high school.

On Wednesday, Feb. 28 at noon, for 17 minutes, Pace University students held a rally to remember the mass shooting victims.

Daily Voice coverage of the rally can be found by clicking here.

The vigil began with a moment of silence and the reading of names of the 17 student and staff shooting victims from the high school in Parkland, Fla.

Speakers included a School of Education student on behalf of future educators; a Political Science Association student, a Center for Community Action and Research speaker; and Lindita Kulla, a student organizer, about the importance of this event, future action and future opportunities to be involved in response to school shootings.

Other event co-sponsors included the following student organizations at Pace: Women’s P.O.W.E.R. Group, Organization of Latin American Students (O.L.A.S.), Lambda Sigma and Pride at Pace.

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