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Don’t Forget Virginia Tech

By Alexander Russo — April 25, 2007 1 min read

Aid Providers, Some Invited and Some Not, Arrive En Masse Wash Post
As thousands of students returned to class Monday at Virginia Tech, they were greeted by legions of people who came to help.

Schools Revisit Gun Policies After Va. Tech Rampage NPR
Last week’s deadly shooting rampage at Virginia Tech shattered the image of college campuses as idyllic sanctuaries of safety. Virginia Tech -- like most American universities -- forbids students from carrying guns on campus. Now many schools are re-evaluating their gun policies.

Violence all around us, and we’re numb SF Chronicle
It’s impossible to think about those events, just as it was with Columbine eight Aprils ago, and not wonder about the culture’s routine and thoroughgoing saturation in violence.

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