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(April 18, 2007) Two men kneel in silence in front of the largest memorial site on campus,
located on the drillfield directly in front of Burruss Hall and not far from Norris Hall.


Photo courtesy of Brent Jesiek.

Licensed under Creative…

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Virginia Tech senior Alison St. Onge speaks at a student "lie-in" at the far end of the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Organized by St. Onge, the event was intended to memorialize the victims and protest easy access to firearms.…

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Anne Goddard, whose son Colin was injured during the April 16 shootings at Virginia Tech, speaks at a student "lie-in" on the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Organized by Virginia Tech senior Alison St. Onge, the lie-in was…

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2007.04.17.
A view of the crowd at the candlelight vigil on the Drill Field of the Virginia Tech campus.

Photo courtesy of Ivan V. Morozov


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2007.04.17.
A kid holding a lit candle at the candlelight vigil on the Virginia Tech campus.

Photo courtesy of Ivan V. Morozov

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2007.04.17.
A view of the crowd at the candlelight vigil on the Drill Field of the Virginia Tech campus.

Photo courtesy
of Ivan V. Morozov

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2007.04.17.
A view of the crowd at the candlelight vigil on the Drill Field of the Virginia Tech campus.

Photo courtesy of Ivan V. Morozov


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Items left at the memorial plaque of Austin Cloyd on the drillfield. Photo taken on 5-1-07.

Photo by Teri H. Hoover.

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View of the crowd prior to a University Commemoration on the morning of April
16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance.


Photo by Brent Jesiek.


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The Hokie stones on the drillfield before the permanent memorial was built

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Items left at the memorial plaque of Brian Bluhm on the drillfield. Photo taken on 5-1-07.

Photo by Teri H. Hoover.

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Items left at the memorial plaque of Caitlin Hammaren on the drillfield. Photo taken on 5-1-07.

Photo by Teri H. Hoover.

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Prior to the dedication ceremony for the intermediate memorial, a WDBJ7 cameraman scans the crowd. Members of the Marching Virginians stand in the foreground. Photo taken on August 19, 2007.

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Candace St. Onge speaks at a student "lie-in" at the far end of the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. The event was organized by her daughter, Virginia Tech senior Alison St. Onge, and was intended to both memorialize the victims…

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My wife (Nina), Katie (son's fiancee), her friend Rachel and I attended the Candlelight Vigil @ the drillfield after the events of 4/16. We happened to meet w/ some of the Jewish Community (Sue Kurtz, her husband, Alicia Cohen and others) @…

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(April 18, 2007) Candles on ledge of War Memorial; prayer circles on drillfield.


Photo courtesy of Brent Jesiek.

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After the vigil,people left candles and flowers on the drillfield to express their sadness and grief.

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On April 20, the VT-ACSS organized a donation on the drillfield. In this photo, several Chinese students were making origami cranes. The Chinese community of Blacksburg uses the "1000 cranes" to express grief and remembrance.

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Cho Seung-Hui's Hokie Stone memorial on the drillfield. Photo taken Thursday, June 14.

Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0.

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Items left at the memorial plaque of Christopher Bishop on the drillfield. Photo taken on 5-1-07.

Photo by Teri H. Hoover.
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