Day of Silence event volunteers Chiara Autar, 19, nursing major, Kayla Furrer, 22, business administration major, and Brian Bartow, 28, business administration major, sit and listen to drumming, tambourines,maracas and other instruments being played during the “Break the Silence” celebration on April 9. The celebration was a part of the Day of Silence which protested discrimination, harassment and abuse because of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or other status’.