MSA President Angela Galardi has just sent an email to student group contacts about the first September 11 vigil committee meeting of the summer, which will be held Sunday May 18th from 2 to 3PM in the MSA office. The planning of last year’s vigil resulted in some controversy when the Daily ran a summer editorial “A time to grieve?” that criticized the way the vigil was being planned.
Excerpt: “By holding a preliminary meeting of select individuals and conducting much of the early brainstorming in private, they have predetermined the broad outline of the vigil. The tentative program includes dance and a cappella performances, an ROTC color guard, the playing of “Taps,” the Pledge of Allegiance and a video montage set to the song “Hero” by Chad Kroeger of Nickleback. … The MTV-like spectacle will undoubtedly preclude a solemn tone appropriate for the evening”

Author: Rob