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9/11 Never Forget Ceremony

September 11, 2001 marks a tragic day for the United States. Approximately 3,000 victims were killed between the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the field outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania – marking the most deadly terrorist attack in world history. Three University of Virginia student organizations including Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), the Burke Society, and the College Republicans would like to invite you to remember those lost on this horrific day by attending their 3rd annual co-hosted 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. The…

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Author and Witness to the 9/11 Attacks to Speak at UVa

Next Thursday, author R.C. Mulcahy will be speaking at UVa at the 9/11 ceremony hosted by Young Americans for Freedom (YAF). Mulcahy was a witness to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and has spent the last ten years researching for a novel about the events of 9/11 and the rebuilding process that followed. According to the author, One From Two “is a rebuilding novel, which weaves together the story of the construction, collapse, and revitalization of the World Trade Center with the…

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Eleven Years

This year marks the eleventh anniversary of 9/11. None of us needs to be reminded of the events of that day, of the souls lost in the terrible tragedy in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. At the slightest mention, every single one of us can recall exactly where they were when they heard the news. At this very moment you are probably recalling that vivid memory. Mine is from my Jewish grade school. One girl in my class was picked up from…

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UVa Remembers

On Sunday, April 1st a group gathered in the Newcomb Ballroom to unveil UVa’s 9/11 Memorial – a piece of the Twin Towers that will forever remain at the University. The event was organized by Evan Davis, President of the Student Association of Firefighers, EMTs, and Rescue-technicians (SAFER). The event was attended by President Sullivan, Dean Groves, NY/NJ Port Authority Deputy Executive Director and UVa Law School alum Bill Baroni, and about a dozen others, including a handful of students. Groves recollected on…

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