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By Dick Durbin
Posted Apr 17, 2008 @ 10:59 PM

This week, our nation marked the anniversary of the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech that took 32 lives and wounded 17 other people. Just two months ago, our state was stunned to witness…

By Armin Rosen

It unfolded like a terrifying set-piece, and each new item of information seemed more trite and intuitive than the next: the killer had been a student. He had been a social outcast, homicidally contemptuous…

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Reflections on a Mass Homicide

Jimmy Lee,1 MBBS, MMed (Psych), Tih-Shih Lee,1,2 MD, PhD, FRCP (C), Beng-Yeong Ng,1 MBBS, MMed (Psych), FAMS

1 Department of Psychiatry, Singapore General Hospital,…

My youngest son, Travis Miller graduated from Virginia Tech in 2006, and my experiences goe back gto my early teens. As a woman, a Mom, and a researcher, the events of April 16, 2007, grabbed my full attention, and still do.

You see, since 1993, I…

By:Sarah A. Newlin
Posted: 4/27/07

I am writing in response to Richard Poskozim's opinion piece in the 4/25 issue of The Lantern.

In the article, the author seems to imply that Cho's motivation to kill somehow originated from his…

May 1, 2007 4:51 pm

An article from a new contributor:
Loren Bliss

THERE ARE TWO EXCEPTIONALLY grave dangers to American liberty arising from the present, post-Virginia-Tech forcible-disarmament frenzy. These are:

(1)-The criminalization of…

Cho attended Northern Va. high school, peers describe him as 'loner'

Maria Tchijov and Thomas Madrecki, Cavalier Daily Senior Writers

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Police identified Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old Virginia Tech student, as the gunman…

posted 5.01.07

Otto Wahl, Ph.D., University of Hartford

The tragic death of 33 students at Virginia Tech has shocked and saddened us all. Given the mental health aspects of the situation, it is not surprising that there has been much in the…

By Ari Rabkin
Apr 26 2007

Between the Lines

One of the striking facts about the Virginia Tech shootings was how predictable the murderer's identity was. The authorities knew long before his rampage that Cho Seung-Hui was not merely…

By Jeremy Siegman
Apr 27 2007
Cosmology on the Rocks

It always feels weird swallowing real-world events like the Virginia Tech massacre in the hazy cosmopolitanism of Uris Library. Cornell and its libraries, after all, are fleeing from the…