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Thursday, April 19th, 2007

While we spent the last two weeks railing at each other about racial insults, sexist jokes, hip hop music, apologies that won't fly, and weighty matters related to the First Amendment, a deranged college student sat…

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In the Aug. 26 Roanoke Times, reporter Duncan Adams had a news story that succinctly wrapped up what we knew about Seung-Hui Cho at that point, before the Virginia Tech Independent Review Panel released its final report. The article, "There was…

As a medieval historian, one rarely feels that his expertise can shed some light on a current debate. But I teach at Virginia Tech.

Now that the semester is over and there is time to reflect, I have been struck by how "medieval" the events of this…

By:Sarah A. Newlin
Posted: 4/27/07

I am writing in response to Richard Poskozim's opinion piece in the 4/25 issue of The Lantern.

In the article, the author seems to imply that Cho's motivation to kill somehow originated from his…

A Statement from the International Action Center

Yet another rampage has occurred at a school, this time leaving 33 people dead at Virginia Tech-the worst such incident ever at a U.S. college campus.

The news media seem stunned and surprised,…

By Keith Boykin, in politics
Tuesday, April 17 2007, 10:24AM

The news was gruesome and alarming. Reuters reported that at least 30 people were shot yesterday in a deadly gun rampage that rocked a city once known for its safety and scholarship. …

posted 5.01.07

Otto Wahl, Ph.D., University of Hartford

The tragic death of 33 students at Virginia Tech has shocked and saddened us all. Given the mental health aspects of the situation, it is not surprising that there has been much in the…

By: Sean Moroney
Posted: 5/17/07

Other than being two of the most-read playwrights in history, Sophocles and Shakespeare share another common thread-a knack for writing gruesome but also unforgettable scenes.

Likewise, Cho Seung-Hui, the…

News Brief

By staff writers
21 Apr 2007

Korean and American Korean church leaders are calling for "healing, reconciliation and peace" amid concerns that the Virginia Tech shootings by a South Korean native could lead to a backlash against…