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One of the items on display at the Alumni Center Art Exhibit. On 4/16/08, as part of the Day of Remembrance observance, the Holtzman Alumni Center Museum displayed examples of art, crafts, quilts, and other memorabilia contributed since April 16,…

In the cold shadows of Cabell hall, I sit and pray for sun.I stare up past Homer's statueto the Rotunda up the Lawn.I can see the flag through trees,half-mast, flicks of red and white.And though I'm proud to call it mine,my heart is filled…

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After reading Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse Five," my 11th grade English teacher asked us, "Is death meaningful?" The question forced us to think about the line that appeared over and over in Vonnegut's book, the line that appeared after…

Letters to the Editor
The forest for the trees

Tragedy struck at Virginia Tech Monday. Unfortunately, the sadness of events is not only in the actions themselves, but also in the reactions. I want to assert that we still need to keep an eye on…

Community tries to come to terms with horrific attack

Maria Tchijov, Cavalier Daily Life Editor

BLACKSBURG, Va.-- In a day filled with a constant barrage of media images of the shooter who took the lives of at least three of her friends and 29…


Online groups decrying anti-gay protestors grow rapidly

Max Hall, Cavalier Daily Associate Editor

Students across the nation are taking to Facebook in response to planned anti-gay protests at the funerals of Virginia Tech shooting…

A.J. Kornblith, Cavalier Daily Opinion Editor

AS A Yankee from Pittsburgh, when I first started looking at colleges I didn't even know what UVA and VT stood for, much less the history of their long and storied rivalry. But once I arrived at…

Lindsey Wagner, Cavalier Daily Life Editor

In the wake of yesterday's tragedy, many University students felt unable to help their peers at Virginia Tech. Within seven hours of the shootings, however, plans were under way for programs to reach…

Web sites such as Thesabre.com, Techsideline.com provide forum for discussion, communication after yesterday morning's shootings at Virginia Tech

Eric Kolenich, Cavalier Daily Senior Associate Editor

In the wake of yesterday's tragedy…

Lindsey Wagner, Cavalier Daily Life Editor

University students dug through their closets to find anything maroon and orange -- two colors all Hoos had previously tried to avoid -- to demonstrate their support of Virginia Tech at the vigil held…

The violence on the campus at Virginia Tech draws attention to the emergency procedures and prevention tactics at the University

Matt Dickey and Catherine Conkle, Cavalier Daily Associate Editors

Days after students at Virginia Tech struggled…

To the students and administration of the University of Virginia: On behalf of 30,000 students, administrators, and our Virginia Tech community, I cannot begin to express our gratitude for the outpouring of sympathy, support, and concern that U.Va.…

In wake of tragedy, students reflect on shootings that rocked community, describe "fearful environment"

Jordan Dods and Courtney Kessler, Cavalier Daily Associate Editors

Only in her worst nightmares could Nicole Shyti have anticipated the…

Deadliest shooting spree in U.S. history claims 33 victims

Jordan Dods and Courtney Kessler, Cavalier Daily Associate Editors

"Horror, disbelief and profound sorrow" was how Virginia Tech President Charles Steger described the Blacksburg…

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…

Experts in fields of security, law and mental health comprise panel; victims' families voice reactions

Daniel Colbert, Cavalier Daily Senior Writer

Thursday, April 19, while the nation was still coming to grips with the tragedy that had…

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This picture was taken on the morning of Tuesday, April 17, 2007. UVA students had re-painted Beta Bridge on Rugby Road with maroon paint with the phrase "Hoos for Hokies" in white letters
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