Twenty-fours hours after the beginning of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, the student anti-war group led about 100 Vassar students, faculty and community members on a silent march through Poughkeepsie. They carried pro-peace posters and recieved many smiles and peace signs from passersby. Organizer Rachel Kleinman stated to The Poughkeepsie Journal, "We're going to march in the name of peace because justice can't be achieved through bombing." The Poughkeepsie JournalThe Miscellany News