Small group marks National Day of Protest on campus

National Day of Protest gathering at Elon, March 19
About 20 faculty, staff and students gathered in front of Moseley Center March 19 as part of the National Day of Protest, marking the fifth anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq. The event was sponsored by Non Violence Studies, Students for Peace and Justice and the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life. Chaplain Richard McBride talked with the group about the spiritual cost to the United States for its involvement in the war. Others spoke about their feelings about the war and their desire for the violence to stop. The event lasted about 20 minutes.