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By:Editorial Board
Posted: 4/17/07

On Monday April 16, 32 Virginia Tech students were killed in a tragic shooting incident. The Miami Student editorial board is shocked and deeply saddened by this abhorrent act, and our thoughts and prayers go…


VT tragedy requires look at gun control

For too long this country has refused to take a realistic approach to gun control legislation, often pointing to the debatable phrasing of the Second Amendment. This negligence has led to the horrifying…

By:Paul Morrow
Posted: 4/20/07


As details regarding Monday's tragic shooting at Virginia Polytechnic Institute continue to emerge, and in particular, information concerning the of the shooter, Cho Seung-Hui, I want to urge all Miami…

By: Matt Sohn
Posted: 4/20/07
Nobody's quite sure what to expect when the Miami University football players don the Red and White for Friday's annual spring scrimmage. On the one hand, injuries have continued to decimate a team still…

By: Elizabeth Miller
Posted: 4/20/07
I am rarely at a loss for words. But now, as I approach this column after a week of tragedy - both at Miami University and nationwide - I can hardly form a rational thought. Somehow a 500-word column needs to be…

By: Caroline Briggs
Posted: 4/20/07

In the wake of the shooting at Virginia Polytechnic Institute Monday, Miami University's police and administration, along with Oxford Police, are checking Oxford's own ability to respond to such an…

Students hold candlelight vigil, show support for Blacksburg

By: Megan Weiland
Posted: 4/20/07

Following closely on the heels of sophomore Beth Spiedel's death and the two-year anniversary of a tragic off-campus house fire, Miami…

By: John Tuzcu
Posted: 4/24/07
In the week leading up to the Virginia Tech massacre where 32 people were senselessly killed, there also happened to be Iraqi people being massacred in the bloodbath of Iraq. Five hundred Iraqi men women and children…


By:Anonymous
Posted: 4/27/07

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones urged April 19 that the Ohio state legislature and Governor Ted Strickland consider drafting a new law that would require armed guards in all of Ohio's schools, colleges and…

Is UM prepared for a similar emergency?
By: Karyn Meshbane // Assistant News Editor
Posted: 4/20/07
Monday morning's shooting rampage at Virginia Tech, the deadliest such incident in American history, has forced colleges and universities…