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By: The Daily Campus Ed Board
Posted: 4/17/07

The worst recorded shooting spree in American history occurred on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., yesterday. Thirty-three people were murdered, dozens suffered injuries and the entire…

By: Mark Norris, Editor In Chief, mnorris@smu.edu
Posted: 4/17/07
SMU officials say they are prepared if an incident like the one at Virginia Tech happens here. As recently as December 2006 an active shooter scenario exercise was held according to…

By: Carey Elizabeth White, Contributing Writer, cwhite@smu.edu
Posted: 4/18/07
Student Senate held a moment of silence for the victims and families of the Virginia Tech shooting and discussed campus safety yesterday in the second to last meeting of…

Media Credit: Christina Parrish

Members of the SMU community came together for a prayer service for those who were lost in Monday's Virginia Tech massacre. The service was to be held outside at the Flagpole but was moved inside due to…

By: Emily Sears, Contributing Writer, esears@smu.edu
Posted: 4/19/07

Pat McDonald is an atheist. The junior anthropology major was raised Catholic but reconsidered his religion his freshman year at SMU when he became familiar with Zen Buddhism…

By:Adam Rizzieri
Posted: 4/20/07

It is no mystery that the tragedy of April 16 at Virginia Tech stands out as the deadliest student-perpetrated school shooting in the history of the United States. It goes without saying that an immediate sense of…

The media are once again turning into the public's whipping boys

By: The Daily Campus Ed Board
Posted: 4/20/07

The nation is still focused on Blacksburg, Va. as all Americans honor the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings.

But as the…

By: Hae Min Sung, Contributing Writer
Posted: 4/24/07
There was a Virginia Tech Massacre. Everyone was horrified. The killer committed suicide in the end, but he had already killed 32 people. Whenever I turned on the television, I saw the…

By: Ben Briscoe, Contributing Writer, bbriscoe@smu.edu
Posted: 4/25/07
First-year Weston Ashley went out to benches in front of his residence hall, Mary Hay, at 2 a.m. on the night of Oct. 12, 2006 to get his last nicotine fix before heading to…

By: Mark Norris, Editor In Chief, mnorris@smu.edu
Posted: 4/25/07
A message scrawled on the back of a desk chair by an unknown person has prompted an investigation by SMU Police. The note says "I'm going to shoot up SMU on 8-06-07."

The…