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Posted: 4/20/07
In the time between the two horrific shootings that took place at Virgina Polytechnic Institute April 16, the killer, Cho Seung-Hui managed to mail disturbing video clips and pictures of himself to NBC News in New York. While…

By:Adan Berkowitz
Posted: 4/18/07

In the wake of the tragedy at Virginia Tech, there's going to be a lot of people asking why this happened, or what could have been done to prevent this or keep it from happening in the future. I think pundits…

By:Anonymous
Posted: 4/17/07

On one of the most celebratory Mondays on Boston's calendar -- a day when students forget about classes and hit the streets for a citywide party -- the Virginia Tech campus was in shock and mourning.

In the…

By: Clarissa Nemeth
Posted: 4/18/07

To me, a college campus is one of the best places to be on earth. A university represents a lot of great things: youth and promise, for starters. A sense of community. A devotion to a life of the mind. Personal…

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Posted: 4/18/07
As expected, even before tears were able to dry, and before the reality of the Virginia Tech tragedy could really set in, officials began discovering details about what happened Monday morning.

Yesterday, Americans saw the…

University reps. meet with BPD to discuss prevention

By: Andrew FitzGerald
Posted: 4/18/07

The day after a Virginia Tech senior shot and killed 32 people on campus and himself, representatives from 19 Boston-area colleges who met at Boston…

BU assessing safety, mental health concerns

By: Barbara Rodriguez
Posted: 4/18/07

Boston University officials are still assessing how Monday's deadly shootings at Virginia Tech will prompt any changes in BU's security and mental health…

By:Ryan MacDonald
Posted: 4/18/07

In the days following a great tragedy, we as human beings collectively exhibit a variety of distinct reactions. Some will experience fear. This response is inevitably redoubled by a media which profits on false…

By:Matt Holt
Posted: 4/19/07

I had time to listen to President Bush's speech Tuesday morning at Virginia Tech. The president did the right thing by going to the campus in an attempt to console the victims of the unspeakable tragedy that…

By:Chris Lyons
Posted: 4/19/07

Originally, I was planning on writing a column about the debauchery that is Marathon Monday. As one of the biggest days here at our school, it only seemed right to dedicate an entire column taking a look at the day…

By:Kyle Cheney
Posted: 4/19/07

Adan Berkowitz's disdain for the very media that gives him a voice is an alarmingly narrow-minded generalization. ("A campus in grief distracted by media attack," April 18, p. 9). While sensationalism is all too…

By:Anonymous
Posted: 4/19/07

When a chilling multimedia package containing 27 video clips, 43 still pictures, a 23-page document and one audio clip composed by cold-blooded Virginia Tech murderer Cho Seung-Hui arrived on NBC's doorstep at…

Police plan to arrest part-time MET student today

By: Jenna Nierstedt
Posted: 4/19/07

A part-time Boston University student allegedly threatened to recreate the Virginia Tech shootings at Wheelock College late Monday, according to police, who…

By: Natalie Orphanos
Posted: 4/20/07

In light of recent events, I am very disappointed in the administration's lack of a response to its students. Boston University prides itself on being a close-knit community despite its large size, a…

BHE takes a look at campus security

By: Kate Davies
Posted: 4/20/07

The Board of Higher Education, during its meeting that was previously called to clarify the fine print on Massachusetts's policy toward allowing undocumented immigrants to…

EMS director outlines city's disaster-response system

By: Evelyn Ratigan
Posted: 4/20/07

As the efficiency of the emergency response system at Virginia Tech faces scrutiny, with critics saying the school was slow to notify its members of…

Issue date: 4/20/07
Section: Opinion

The Daily Free Press's editorial sounded like it was taken straight from the NBC anchor's monologue, complete with the required clichés of "difficult decision" and "responsibility to tell the…

By:Bethany Morris
Posted: 4/20/07

n In reaction to the Virginia Tech shootings, different advocacy groups are focusing on gun control and security as issues that should be addressed after this latest tragedy. While these are valid points,…

By:Priyanka Dayal
Posted: 4/23/07

I spent three days last week at Virginia Tech University as a reporter covering the heinous murder of 32 innocent people.

I had never felt so many things all at once. I had never been so nervous and so excited…

Students reach out with support to VT campus
By: Clarissa Bottesini and Angela Marie Latona
Posted: 4/24/07

After last week's deadly shootings at Virginia Tech, many Boston University students have joined efforts to offer their physical and…
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