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Virginia Tech Anniversary

How We've Progressed Since Virginia Tech

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.16.2014 | College

On April 16, 2007, Seung-Hui Cho, a senior at Virginia Tech, shot and killed 32 people and wounded 17. HuffPost Live goes on campus to see what has pr...

How Many College Shootings Already This Year?!

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.16.2013 | College

On Friday, an 18-year-old student allegedly shot two women with a 12-gauge shotgun at the mall branch of New River Community College in Christiansburg...

Parents Seek To Sue VaTech President For '07 Massacre

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 12.11.2012 | College

RICHMOND, Va. — The state moved Thursday to reverse a wrongful death verdict in the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech while the parents of two stud...

Virginia Tech Prepares To Mark Anniversary Of Shootings

AP | LARRY O'DELL and DENA POTTER | Posted 06.15.2011 | College

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Four years after a troubled student gunned down 32 in a campus rampage, Virginia Tech officials remain adamant that they did n...

Virginia Tech: Three Years Later

washingtonpost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

When Virginia Tech student Molly Pearl was a freshman, she slept through her morning French class on April 16, 2007. And perhaps for that reason, she ...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

Why has the idea of sensible gun control legislation become so politically radioactive? Not even a recent run of deadly gun rampages (including the shooting deaths of four police officers in Oakland, the gunning down of three policemen in Pittsburgh, and the massacre of 13 people in Binghamton, New York), the second anniversary of Virginia Tech (the worst mass shooting in U.S. history), and the president of Mexico all but pleading for Barack Obama to do something about the tidal wave of bought-in-America assault weapons wreaking bloody havoc on his country have been able to create the political will to reinstate the assault weapons ban. Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of Columbine; what better moment for the president to forget how difficult it would be to take on the NRA, and remember his campaign promise to push for a ban on these killing machines?

I Hope Gun Control Comes Up At Tonight's Debate

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Virginia Tech, and guns are in the headlines again, because apparently Barack Obama doesn't understan...