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Auburn holds memorial for slain student today

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn University will hold a campus-wide memorial service for AU student Lauren Burk at 4 p.m. EDT today at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum.

Burk, an 18-year-old freshman from Marietta, Ga, was tragically killed on last week.

Speakers at the event will include AU President Jay Gogue, Dean of Students Johnny Green, SGA President Lauren Hayes, and Alison Penuel, president of Burk’s sorority, Delta Gamma.

The service will provide the AU campus community an opportunity to honor and remember Burk, a pre-graphic design major. Reserved seating will be available for members of AU’s Delta Gamma chapter.