Four University of Idaho students, Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle, Madison Mogen and Kaylee Goncalves were killed in a homicide that took place off-campus Nov. 13.
Since then, Vandal Family members and many others have expressed a desire to show or give support. Your thoughts, prayers and concern for the victims, their families and our campus community are greatly appreciated.
Vandal Family Candlelight Vigil
A candlelight vigil is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 30, to honor the memory of Ethan, Xana, Madison and Kaylee. There are two ways to participate.
Moscow, Idaho: The university will host a vigil at 5 p.m. Pacific time, Wednesday, Nov. 30. The vigil will be on the Moscow campus with the final location to be determined at a later date as we monitor the forecast.
Boise, Idaho: U of I Boise will host a vigil at 6 p.m., Mountain time, Wednesday, Nov. 30, in front of the University of Idaho Water Center at the corner of Front Street and S. Broadway Avenue (322 E. Front St.). It will be in sync with the Moscow vigil.
All other locations: Please join us from where you are, individually or as a group, to help us light up Idaho. Light a candle, turn on stadium lights, or hold a moment of silence with us as we unite on campus. To connect with the Vandal Family on social media, tag #VandalStrong or mention @uidaho.
Eastern time: 8 p.m.
Central time: 7 p.m.
Mountain time: 6 p.m.
Pacific time: 5 p.m.
Worldwide: Moscow, Idaho is GMT -8
Support Victims' Families
If you wish to support the families of Xana, Ethan, Madison and Kaylee, GoFundMe pages have been established to help them during this difficult time. You can donate by clicking any of the links below:
The Sigma Chi Foundation has created the Ethan Chapin Memorial Scholarship Fund in honor of Ethan’s life. Donations are welcome.
Student Crisis Support
If you wish to support current students during this crisis, you may do so through the Bruce and Kathy Pitman Emergency Fund. This fund provides financial assistance to U of I students who are experiencing emergency situations and has been activated to assist students in the past few days.
If you wish to show support through social media, you may download and use any of the following images or profile frames.
The University of Idaho community mourns the loss of four slain students through a spontaneous memorial at the entrance to the campus.
Photos by Garrett Britton, University Visual Productions.
Vandal Strong Graphics by University Creative Services.