Fourth annual College Brides Walk

  • Barry University freshmen Albany Jones, left center, in flowing demi-skirt, Djuna Perkins, and Jada Sims, carry signs showing domestic violence victims, on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 during the fourth annual College Brides Walk. The event began on Barry's Miami Shores campus. Barry hosted the walk to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, from Barry University to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. Students and staff from several South Florida universities participated. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A young man walks among clotheslines of T-shirts bearing anti-domestic-violence messages at Barry University in Miami Shores on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Barry hosted the fourth annual College Brides Walk on Friday to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, starting from Barry's campus in Miami Shores to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. Students and staff from several South Florida universities participated. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Barry University freshmen Yanessa Morillo, left, spends a quiet moment before taking part in the fourth annual College Brides Walk hosted by Barry University on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Fellow Barry University freshman Gloria Vera is at right. Barry hosted the event, intended to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, starting from Barry's campus in Miami Shores to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. and back. Students and staff from several South Florida universities participated. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Gracie Mannise, 7, reads on an electronic tablet during a break from volunteering at the fourth annual College Brides Walk hosted by Barry University on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Gracie's mom, Kelly Concannon, is an assistant professor in Nova Southeastern University's Humanities Division and an organizer in the event, hosted by Barry University. It aims to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, starting from Barry's campus in Miami Shores to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. Students and staff from several South Florida universities participated. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • T-shirts help to spread an anti-domestic-violence message on the campus of Barry University in Miami Shores. Barry hosted the fourth annual College Brides Walk on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, starting from Barry's campus in Miami Shores to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. Students and staff from several South Florida universities participated. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • North Miami police stop traffic near Barry University in Miami Shores so College Brides Walk participants can safely traverse Northeast Second Avenue on Friday Feb. 14, 2014. Barry hosted the fourth annual College Brides Walk to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, starting from Barry's campus in Miami Shores to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. Students and staff from several South Florida universities participated. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Approximately 100 students from South Florida colleges and universities set out on the fourth annual College Brides Walk hosted by Barry University on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Barry hosted the event, intended to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, starting from Barry's campus in Miami Shores to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Barry University freshman Jada Sims carries a sign showing a victim of domestic violence, on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 during the fourth annual College Brides Walk. The event began on Barry's Miami Shores campus. Barry hosted the walk to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, from Barry University to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. Students and staff from several South Florida universities participated. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Johnson & Wales University sophomores Raymond Green, left, and Stephanie Forde walk along Northeast Second Avenue in Miami Shores with approximately 100 fellow participants in the fourth annual College Brides Walk. Barry University hosted the event, on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, starting from Barry's campus in Miami Shores to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. Students and staff from several South Florida universities participated. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Wearing a bridal veil, North Miami Beach Police Major Kathy Katerman, right, takes part in the fourth annual College Brides Walk hosted by Barry University on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Barry hosted the event, intended to raise awareness about domestic/dating violence among college and high school students. Participants walked six miles round-trip, starting from Barry's campus in Miami Shores to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF