Syracuse University to host peace vigil in the wake of recent events

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — As the Syracuse University community looks to overcome hate and fear stemming from the recent racist incidents on campus, Hendricks Chapel is hosting a community peace vigil for healing and hope.

The event is scheduled for Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. on the steps of Hendricks Chapel and is open to students, staff, and local community members. There will be a candle-lighting and a student musical performance during the event.

Following the vigil, people are invited to gather in Hendricks Chapel’s Noble Room for conversation, community building, and mutual support.

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