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News Brief

By staff writers
18 Apr 2007

World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia has expressed "deep sorrow" over "this new horror of random violence" that took place at Virginia Tech University on Monday 16…

Beauty and Depravity | eugene cho's blog []
Like everyone else - here [Seattle], there [Virginia], West [United States, East [Korea], and everywhere, I am trying to make sense of something that is simply - senselesss. Personally,…

Recorded Thursday, April 19 (24 MB MP3)
We've decided to scrap tonight's planned show (about language post-Imus) in favor of a show about the visual reverberations of the Virginia Tech shooting. Our central prod came from the trusty barthjg,…


Published Apr 17, 2007 11:36 PM

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, yet…

Media Beat (4/19/07)

By Norman Solomon

Many days after the mass killings at Virginia Tech, grisly stories about the tragedy still dominated front pages and cable television. News of carnage on a vastly larger scale -- the war in Iraq -- ebbs…

Bethany Gizzi and Christine Plumeri
26 Apr 2007

The tragedy at Virginia Tech on April 16th, 2007 is no doubt on many of our minds. We struggle with the impossible task of trying to understand how such a horrific act of violence could occur on a…

Adam Roberts / The Metropolis Times (Blog)

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

"There is nothing intelligent to say about a massacre." - Kurt Vonnegut

I don't really want to write this blog. I wanted to just take a few days off and give condolences…

Why must we pay the price
For others sins and vice?
As I lay dying here, I cry.
I wonder, Why, why, why?
~Joseph M. Skipsey, April 23rd, 2007

Of Shooters and Schools

Can video games make kids more violent? A new study employing…