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At about 15 PM SLT/PST 16 April 2007 a group of Second Life residents started working on a memorial space for the VT-tragedy. People from all over the world helped out. This shapshot shows the InfoIsland memorial at 18 PM PST 16 April 2007 and the…

ND students directly affected by shootings through ties to VT

Aaron Steiner

Issue date: 4/17/07 Section: News

Virginia Tech is more than 500 miles from Notre Dame, but the effects of what reports call the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S.…

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Taken almost 10 months after the tragedy, the memorial still stands as a symbol of hope.

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This photo was captured at the Ohio University vigil for the Virginia Tech victims.

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During a service in remembrance of the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus spoke about how his time at the university. informed his understanding of God. Andrus and his wife Sheila attended graduate school at the…

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VT flowers on the drillfield near the Burruss memorial. Photo taken Friday, April 20.

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Memorial items outside Jamie Bishop's office in Major Williams Hall. Photo taken on Monday, April 30, 2007.

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After April 16, plastic daisies have regularly been laid down at various places on the drillfield in the shape of the VT logo, near the temporary memorial in front of Burruss Hall. This photo was taken on Thursday, June 14.

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

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Ryan "Stack" Clark's Hokie Stone memorial on the drillfield. The victim memorials continue to evolve, with new items, tributes, and flowers being added all the time. Photo taken Thursday, June 14.

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Image of hokie stone and memorial tribute for Virginia Tech ESM professor Kevin P. Granata. Photo taken February 14, 2008 at the memorial on the drillfield.

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Hokie stone and flowers for April 16 victim Ross A. Alameddine at the memorial on the drillfield. Photo taken February 14, 2008.

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A sign on the drillfield provides visitors with additional information about the April 16th Memorial, including background details and guidelines for leaving memorial items. Photo taken February 14, 2008.

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(April 18, 2007) Memorial on edge of drillfield; Torgersen Hall behind.


Photo courtesy of Brent Jesiek.

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(April 18, 2007) Detail of VT memorial with striking juxtaposition.

Note George W. Bush signature toward top center and expression of sympathy from Iranian nation directly to the right.


Photo courtesy of Brent Jesiek.

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(April 18, 2007) Prayer circle on drillfield.


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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.

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(April 20, 2007)

The Burruss memorial continues to grow.
Even at 11 PM on a Friday night, there were many visitors.

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(April 19, 2007)

32 stones like this - one for each of the deceased - are arranged in a semi-circle in front of the largest memorial, on the drillfield in front of Burruss Hall.

Photo courtesy of Brent Jesiek.

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Guards from Virginia Tech's Corps of Cadets stand watch at the memorial site
prior to a University Commemoration on the morning of April 16, 2008, A Day of
Remembrance.


Photo by Brent Jesiek.


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