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Updated — New Venue — CSULB to Host Vigil for Slain Student Nohemi Gonzalez and Victims of Terrorist Attacks in Paris


California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will host a vigil to mourn the passing of student Nohemi Gonzalez and other victims of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris. The vigil will also recognize the students from France enrolled at CSULB in a foreign exchange program.


Gonzalez, 23, was killed during the attacks in and around Paris on November 13. Gonzalez, from El Monte, Calif., was a senior at CSULB studying design and attending Strate College of Design during a semester abroad program. Additionally, there are more than 80 students from France enrolled at CSULB in foreign exchange programs. Those wishing to bring flowers and other items to memorialize those lost in the attacks are encouraged to place them at the Lymon Lough Fountain on the east side of Brotman Hall.


Sunday, November 15, at 4:00 p.m. at the University Student Ballroom on the second floor of the University Student Union. Media parking is available in Lot 3. A map of the campus can be found here. Cal State Long Beach is located at 1250 Bellflower Boulevard in Long Beach with easy access from the 405, 605 and 22 freeways. For campus map click here.