‘You will be the agents of change’: NSU’s vigil for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community

Flowers and candles dotted the memorial between the images and names of the lives lost on Valentines Day.

On Monday, Feb. 19, NSU held a vigil to memorialize the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy that occurred just five days prior on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. The Don Taft University center was packed as NSU students, members of the community and a survivor of the shooting spoke out against gun violence and expressed their emotions of grief, disbelief and frustration. Attendees delivered powerful speeches, prayers and poems as the candles mixed among the names and images of the lives lost flickered.