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By Armin Rosen
PUBLISHED APRIL 19, 2007

It unfolded like a terrifying set-piece, and each new item of information seemed more trite and intuitive than the next: the killer had been a student. He had been a social outcast, homicidally contemptuous…

By David Xia
PUBLISHED APRIL 18, 2007

Approximately 300 students, faculty, and administrators gathered together at the sundial last night for a candlelight vigil held in memory of the 32 victims of the Virginia Tech shootings.

University…

By John Davisson
PUBLISHED APRIL 16, 2007

Thirty-two dead and dozens more wounded in Blacksburg. A Journalism School student raped, cut, and burned in Hamilton Heights. These are the twin horrors—baffling, appalling, and without reason—that…

PUBLISHED APRIL 19, 2007

To the Editor:
I agree with Mara Richard ("Triumph Over Tragedy," April 19) that sexual assault occurs far too often to be tolerated. Richard proposes that Americans "start asking how we can create a culture where women…

PUBLISHED APRIL 17, 2007

Students Abroad Need Answers and Assurance, Not Silence

To the Editor:
We are two Columbia College students, currently studying abroad in Paris at Reid Hall. We just found out this afternoon, after a random discussion…

By Amanda Erickson
PUBLISHED APRIL 16, 2007

Columbians across campus expressed shock and outrage over the violent rampage on Virginia Tech's campus that left at least 32 students dead yesterday, the deadliest shooting attack in the…

By Evan Cohen
PUBLISHED APRIL 26, 2007

Eleven years ago, I played in a band that rehearsed in a basement downtown. On one side of the basement was an illegal two-bedroom apartment that the landlord slapped together with drywall. My friend Matt…

PUBLISHED APRIL 17, 2007

Beginning today and lasting at least through the end of the semester, students will no longer work as card-swipers at the front desks of on-campus residences and Lerner Hall.

The change, announced yesterday, came in…

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PUBLISHED APRIL 17, 2007

On Monday morning, 32 students at Virginia Tech were killed and about 30 others injured by a shooting at the hands of a fellow student. This tragedy raises questions about the nature of events like this and what…