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Monday, April 23, 2007

I am offended and embarrassed by the editorial cartoon featured on April 18 concerning the shootings at Virginia Tech.

It is insulting and irresponsible to poke fun at such a tragic event that has affected college…

Monday's tragic shooting at Virginia Tech is the kind of event that provokes a nationwide outpouring of support, sympathy and questions - questions about the killer, his motives and what could have been done to prevent 33 students from needlessly…

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

The tragic event that took place at Virginia Tech on Monday raises many questions in students' minds: How safe are we? What measures are in place to keep us safe from harm while we're in class, in our dorms, or…

UCLA, other schools should take time now to improve their emergency alert systems

By Lara Loewenstein
Thursday, April 19, 2007

There are a few questions that have been circulating with regard to the Virginia Tech shootings. How many lives…

By Blair Socci
Thursday, April 19, 2007

In the aftermath of the shootings that occurred at Virginia Tech earlier this week, the University of California is now re-evaluating its own security policies.

Authorities have been quick to assure the…

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Feeling guilty for sharing the Virginia Tech gunman's ethnicity will do more harm than good

By Lina Chung
Friday, April 20, 2007

After Monday's Virginia Tech tragedy, shock reverberated among the Korean American community - the…

By Annie Augustine
Friday, April 20, 2007

This weekend, 35 cancer survivors will join nearly 1,000 UCLA students and community members for a 24-hour relay to raise money for the disease.

UCLA's Relay For Life is planned to take place in…

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Students and university employees joined together last night in De Neve Plaza in remembrance of victims at Virginia Tech.

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Approximately 500 candles were handed out to attendees.

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First-year psychobiology student John Seo (Left) and first-year undeclared student Jenny Lee (next) listen to student speakers sharing their thoughts during the vigil.

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Students stand in De Neve Plaza on Thursday night for a vigil in memory of those who lost their lives in Monday's shootings at Virginia Tech. Speakers and students expressed sympathy for the victims' families and for…

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Reider Larsen, a first-year undeclared student, signs a quilt Thursday night that will be sent to Virginia Tech. An alumna of Virginia Tech attended the vigil to thank UCLA.

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Students comfort each other during yesterday's candlelight vigil held in memory of the victims of the Virginia Tech shooting.

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Samara Leader, a second-year political science student and Sarah Peters, a first-year mathematics and economics student share in a moment of silence.

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By Carolyn McGough
Friday, April 20, 2007

Tears rolled down many UCLA community members' faces in De Neve Plaza on Thursday night, as hundreds gathered to honor the memory of the victims of the recent tragedy at Virginia Tech.

Following…

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By Mark Humphrey
Monday, April 23, 2007

It's no secret that the news media exercises bad judgment at times.

Granted, we, as journalists, try to make informed decisions about what to cover and how. For example, during summer training at the…

By Elise Ma
Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Since last week's shootings at Virginia Tech, officials at UCLA's Student Psychological Services have received many more calls than usual from people reporting concerns about other students.

While…

Media's responses to Virginia Tech shootings spur discussion about ethnicity, mental health, violence

By Eli Rosenberg
Tuesday, May 1, 2007

The issues of ethnicity, mental health, and violence in American society were some of the key…

By Wafiqah Basrai
Thursday, May 3, 2007

In response to the recent shootings at Virginia Tech, UC President Robert Dynes addressed the California State Senate Education Committee on Wednesday about giving campuses more flexibility in sharing…

Although meditation can help ease stress, it won't cure what really ails students, society

By Lara Loewenstein
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Film director David Lynch has the answer to the itching question of how to stop school shootings forever -…
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