last thursday, there was a terrible car accident near campus that resulted in the death of paula gmelch. this friday, at 2:00 pm in saint ignatius church, there will be a memorial service for paula. a reception will follow in fromm hall.
in the meantime, a public memorial has been set up at the scene of the accident. witnessing the contributions (flowers, balloons, words, photographs, hats) people have left so far reveals how much paula gmelch meant to the usf community.