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The Independent Federation of Chinese Students and Scholars at the University is organizing a candlelight vigil Monday night under the theme, "We don't forget." "Let us not forget the tragedy, that it's a real tragedy for China and I think it's a tragedy for human beings all over the world," said University IFCSS president Jian Wang yesterday. "Let us not forget that." June 4 has been marked as the anniversary day for remembering the storming of Beijing's Tiananmen Square by a government military attempting to quell student unrest. Organizers at the University are holding their event a day early, on the 3rd, to allow them to travel to a similar, larger vigil being held in Washington, DC, on the actual anniversary of the event. In Washington, members of the IFCSS are also holding a candlelight vigil in front of the Chinese embassy. Speakers at the University service include exiled Chinese journalist Liu Binyan and IFCSS president Singyu Chen. Organizers are hoping for a sizable turnout. "It's open to the public," Wang said. "We'd like to have more people join, especially the Americans." The vigil is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. on College Green. -- Michael Sirolly

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