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Candelight vigil marks one week after shootings

By: Jenna Nierstedt
Posted: 4/24/07

Though many Boston University community members gathered last week at a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings, a few…

By:Anonymous
Posted: 4/24/07

Many believed last week's Virginia Tech shootings would trigger immediate gun-control legislation from the Democrat-controlled Congress. But apparently, that won't be the case.

Rep. Michael Capuano seemed…

By:Daniel Ross
Posted: 4/24/07

"The Changing Gun Debate," an article written by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in response to the recent tragedy at Virginia Tech, can be found in the April 30 issue of Newsweek. I applaud his insight and…

By: Hannah McBride and Andrea Rodi
Posted: 4/25/07
Acknowledging cultural repercussions of last week's Virginia Tech shootings, Koreans at Boston University said they have been facing racial pressures as details have emerged about the killer,…

By: Victoria Demaria
Posted: 4/26/07

More than a week after the worst shootings in U.S. history happened on the Virginia Tech campus, the Boston City Council decided yesterday to plan a future meeting to discuss emergency procedures at…

By: Lisa Davis
Posted: 4/27/07
Increasing communication in case of an emergency within the Boston University community will be a top priority for the BU Police Department for the next few months, officials said last night at a town hall meeting in…

By: Don Lucas
Posted: 4/30/07

Two weeks ago, I was shocked once again when a maniac took so many innocent lives at Virginia Tech. I focused on the many news events that followed this tragedy in my home state.

I reflected on the campus, wrapped…

Emergency notification system a main goal

By: Lisa Davis
Posted: 5/2/07

After Boston University felt the impact of several tragedies that brought into question the level of campus safety, officials say they will continue to review their safety…

President announces plans to improve system

By: Lisa Davis
Posted: 5/18/07

Boston University will be prepared to contact almost all students and staff in emergencies this fall with a mass communications system that uses text messaging,…

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…