Remembering 9/11: One voice

On the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, more than 400 gathered in Edison Theatre for “Ten Years Later,” a program of reflection, music and speeches about what the legacy of 9/11 means for this generation of college students. Above, members of The Stereotypes, After Dark, The Amateurs, The Pikers and More Fools Than Wise sing the National Anthem. The student-organized event also featured the campus ROTC Honor Guard (below), a poetry reading by WU-SLAM members and remarks by Wayne Fields, PhD, the Lynne Cooper Harvey Distinguished Professor in English in Arts & Sciences, William R. Lowry, PhD, professor of political sciences in Arts & Sciences and Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton. Sophomore engineering major Siddharth Krishnan shared an international perspective. The program concluded with a short vigil led by Rabbi Hershey Novack of the Interfaith Campus Ministries Association.