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The American flag at half mast in honor of the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings. (Uncredited photo)

Message to the Vanderbilt community from Chancellor Gordon Gee regarding the April 16 tragedy at Virginia Tech

Dear Members of the Vanderbilt Community,

Today our support goes out to our colleagues, our peers, our brothers and sisters at…

Members of the Vanderbilt community are encouraged to wear orange and maroon today to honor those killed in the tragic events on the Virginia Tech campus. Commemorative ribbons will be distributed on the Sarratt Promenade from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At…

Vigil draws mourners for Va. Tech tragedy

A memorial and candlelight service for the students and faculty slain or inured during the April 16 shooting at Virginia Tech was held April 18 at Benton Chapel. Pictured (l-r) are Virginia Tech Alumna…

Members of the Vanderbilt community expressed their support for Virginia Tech by signing a leather-bound message book emblazoned with the Vanderbilt seal, a gift for Virginia Tech's student government organization.

Photo by Steve Green

by Joan Brasher

News of the events of April 16, 2007 - a violent shooting on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., that resulted in the deaths of 33 students and faculty members - sent chills down the spines of all within earshot of a…