Honoring Nohemi Gonzalez

ACADEME BLOG

Among the 129 fatalities in the horrific and abominable terrorist attacks in Paris was Nohemi Gonzalez, a student at California State University, Long Beach, who was in Paris on a study abroad semester.  Last night, hundreds gathered in Long Beach to honor her memory.  The following account is taken from the CSU Long Beach website

It was an emotional and moving sight on Sunday as hundreds of students and community members gathered at the University Student Union to mourn and honor Nohemi Gonzalez, the 23-year-old design student killed during the Paris attacks on November 13.

As grieving faculty, students and loved ones took to the podium to remember Gonzalez, known fondly as ‘Mimi’, a similar picture emerged – one of a sunny, positive and driven young woman who had an enormous impact on the Design Department, the university and the community.

Standing in testament to her influence, were…

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