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Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 09:15:25 -0400
From: Virginia Tech Alumni Association
To: All Alumni 4-10-08
Subject: Hokie Spirit defines Virginia Tech a year later...

Hokie Spirit defines Virginia Tech a year later...

Last April, the…

Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 12:06:17 -0400
From: Virginia Tech Alumni Association
To: ALL ALUMNI SEPT 2007
Subject: A Special Update for Alumni on the April 16th Tragedy...

I write on 9/11, the sixth anniversary of a tragedy that is etched into…

Sometimes I can be really eloquent. Giving a toast at a wedding, a briefing at work; I can really hit the post. I've been wanting to write about how I feel here for two days. But I haven't, stopped by disbelief, the taxes I couldn't bring…

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I left Blacksburg close to three years ago after attending Virginia Tech for both undergraduate and graduate school. I never thought that my sleepy alma mater tucked in the Blue Ridge Mountains could be the site of such a horrific tragedy. My friends…

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My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of our lost Hokies. This has been a very difficult time for all of us. The memorial issue of Virginia Tech magazine was done very nicely and inspired me to share our support. I am a 1992…

By Danielle Williamson/Daily News staff
GHS
Tue Apr 17, 2007, 12:07 AM EDT

NO DATA - For Bill Saam, the slaughter yesterday at his alma mater resurrected the shock, sadness and anger he felt when terrorists attacked the World Trade…

By Galen Moore/Daily News staff
GHS
Fri Apr 20, 2007, 12:55 AM EDT

WESTBOROUGH - Andrew Dyche is safe, but for 30 terrifying minutes Monday his mother, Amy Belue, didn't know it.

Dyche, a 2003 graduate of Westborough High School, will…

Thursday, April 19, 2007

I first saw Blacksburg, and what was then V.P.I., almost fifty years ago, the summer of 1960. A member of my high school's chapter of the Future Farmers of America, I was attending the FFA's Virginia state…

I'd been thinking about starting this blog up again for a few weeks now. I didn't think I'd have something so tragic to write about.

Probably it goes without saying that my thoughts and best wishes go out to the students, faculty, and…

"I belong."

I still remember vividly that emotion as I stood outside Burress Hall overlooking the gorgeous, expansive view of the Virginia Tech campus on a cool, sunny morning back in the spring of 1990. It was college-tour season for graduating…

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During a service in remembrance of the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus spoke about how his time at the university. informed his understanding of God. Andrus and his wife Sheila attended graduate school at the…

There are times when the three hour time difference between the East and West coasts is significant in ways one could never imagine. On April 16, this time difference meant that when I arrived at work at 8:00 am the events at Virginia Tech had…

The following article was originally published at HokieHaven.com: http://virginiatech.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=664661

It is also available at TechSportBlog.com:
http://www.techsportsblog.com/2007/04/17/virginia-tech-tragedy/

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