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Bowdoin Honors Annual Yellow Shirt Day, Oct. 20 Archives

Since 2005, when a speaker came to Bowdoin to advocate against same-sex marriage, students have worn yellow for one day in October. The color commemorates the way students decided to peacefully show their support for the LGBTQ community during Michael Heath’s talk—they all wore yellow to his lecture.

Yesterday evening, students also held an emotional vigil on the Museum of Art steps to remember the 49 people killed and the many more injured and traumatized when a gunman opened fire at Pulse, a nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on June 12, 2016.

Photos by Eliza Graumlich ’17