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Vice President Joseph Biden’s Campus Visit in Photos
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. L’68 visited campus Thursday as part of the White House’s “It’s On Us” campaign and its National Week of Action to deliver a message about ending sexual assault.
Biden gave an impassioned speech to students and other members of the University community to join with the campaign to combat sexual assault across university and college campuses nationwide. Students can take the “It’s On Us” pledge to stop sexual assault.
The event also featured remarks by survivors of sexual assault, student leaders, Chancellor Kent Syverud, U.S. Rep. John Katko G’88 and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. The Syracuse University Marching Band and student a cappella groups performed for the audience.
Take a look at some of the highlights and view a Storify roundup of the event below.