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Wednesday April 18 2007

By Mark Tran / USA 04:39pm

Like others around the world, South Koreans have reacted with horror to the killings at Virginia Tech university, but they are also nervous about a possible backlash against the large Korean…

What a relief, the killer turned out not to be a Chinese. What a relief, no members of ACSS were killed. - However, it is the same. The same horror, the same grief.

The killer, a sick person went extreme to the extreme. He didn't do what he…

Feeling guilty for sharing the Virginia Tech gunman's ethnicity will do more harm than good

By Lina Chung
Friday, April 20, 2007

After Monday's Virginia Tech tragedy, shock reverberated among the Korean American community - the…

By: Martha Kim
Issue date: 4/24/07
Section: Letters to the Editor

To the editor:

As a Korean-American, I am appalled at the media's focus on the fact that the Virginia Tech killer was a "resident alien" from South Korea, even though he…

By Ilya Blanter
Princetonian Senior Writer

After the gunman in Monday's Virginia Tech massacre was identified as being of Korean origin by several news networks, members of Princeton's Korean community voiced apprehension over…

April 19, 2007


Thanks for the various thoughtful comments, thoughtful commenters - I'm sure you know who you are.

First off, I do acknowledge that I was a little snarky and "aha!" in the initial reaction to things, and I agree…

April 18, 2007

[Update: I stand by my piece, which is mostly a bunch of questions, rather than statements linking race and culture in the explanative way it is being taken. I merely pointed out that as an American working deeply in the education…

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…

Virginia Tech's Korean Christians wrestle with the aftermath of a massacre.

Deann Alford | posted 6/06/2007 08:02AM

The alert that two students had been shot on campus blipped into Jong Nam Lee's e-mail inbox around 9:30 that fateful…

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Following up on my last post about Seung Hui Cho, the Virginia Tech gunman, the evidence that’s coming out seems to suggest that among other things, he felt ridiculed for his social class background (at least in…

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

At the risk of overanalyzing the events surrounding the shootings at Virginia Tech last week, I would like to offer one last set of observations. In my previous posts, I've acknowledged that certainly, there are many…

By Jeff Adair/Daily News columnist
Fri Apr 20, 2007, 12:19 AM EDT

The responses seemed strange. A legislator in Washington, a student in Oklahoma, an insurance company owner in San Diego, and a government official and many others a continent…

by J Lee | April 19, 2007

When I was growing up in the 80s, it often seemed that the world was holding its breath, keeping its fingers crossed to prevent some sort of nuclear disaster. The apocalypse that I imagined then had to do with the world…
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