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By Lisa Kunkel
Statesman Staff Reporter


Horrific school shootings such as the Virginia Tech massacre leave people wondering what can possibly drive an individual to such extreme measures.

Seung-Hui Cho took the lives of 33 people including…

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On April 20, 1999, the United States watched in horror as the shootings at Columbine High School unfolded and sparked a series…

By Joel Runck
Statesman Staff Reporter

In light of the massacre at Virginia Tech on April 16, security protocols are being reevaluated and modified at campuses nationwide.

UMD is also devising and implementing measures to improve security and…