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Cover for the Winter-Spring 2021 edition of Bostonia magazine. The issue is called "Rising Up" and the cover has a black and white photo of a student activist extending a pride flag behind her; the photo has been edited so the colors are shining through.
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Olivia Ritter (COM 21) reads the names of the Holocaust victims on Marsh Plaza during Yom HaShoah — Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 8, 2021. Ritter wears jeans and a jean jacket and stands partially in the shadow of a nearby building.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

BU observes Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, every year with a daylong reading on Marsh Plaza of the names of some of the approximately six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. The first commemoration was held in Israel in 1949, the first official one in 1951, and Holocaust Remembrance Day is now observed around the world. Among the BU community members reading names on April 8 was Olivia Ritter (COM’21). Photo by Jackie Ricciardi

Photo by AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool

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