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Photos: Students gather for candlelit vigil in honor of Lauren Jones



Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Cari Carter shares her memories of Lauren in front of all that attended. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Cari Carter shares her memories of Lauren in front of all that attended. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon junior Taylr Keating along with other acrobatics and tumbling teammates listen to speeches given by friends. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon junior Taylr Keating along with other acrobatics and tumbling teammates listen to speeches given by friends. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Vigil attendees watch a commemorative video about Lauren. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Vigil attendees watch a commemorative video about Lauren. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Acrobatics and tumbling teammates show their support for Lauren at the vigil. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Acrobatics and tumbling teammates show their support for Lauren at the vigil. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Acrobatics and tumbling coaches Chelsea Shaw and Kelsey Rowell speak at the vigil. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Acrobatics and tumbling coaches Chelsea Shaw and Kelsey Rowell speak at the vigil. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Friends from Barhart dorm light each others' candles. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Friends from Barhart dorm light each others’ candles. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

More than 50 people attend in Lauren's memory. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

More than 50 people attend in Lauren’s memory. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

A dorm friend of Lauren's, Izzy Fasheh, laughs while a friend shares memories of Lauren. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

A dorm friend of Lauren’s, Izzy Fasheh, laughs while a friend shares memories of Lauren. Friends and teammates hold a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)


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Taylor is the head of the Emerald photo department. She has interned for Sports Illustrated, Banner Collective Video Production, and the Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Team. She is from Chicago, and no, she does not have an accent.