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Virginia Tech Shooting

Orlando Is The Second Time A Mass Murder Occurred In My City

Adrienne Trier Bieniek | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Adrienne Trier Bieniek

This is the second time a city I live in has been labeled the "worst" shooting site. Violence and terrorism thrive on our continued inability to find common solutions.

The Art of Crisis Leadership Book Review

Suna Senman | Posted 05.02.2016 | Home
Suna Senman

The Art of Crisis Leadership elaborates on "reputation elasticity" with the examples of Starbucks, Google and Amazon and quotes wisdom from Warren Buffet. The chapter describes crisis-prone industries, consumer relationships and reputation capital.

Father Of Virginia Tech Victim Makes Case For Hillary Clinton In New Super PAC Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Priorities USA, a super PAC supporting Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, released a powerful digital ad Friday that fea...

How The Virginia Tech Shooting Brought This Couple Together

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 08.29.2014 | Weddings

Colin Goddard and Gabriella Hoehn-Saric have one tragic thing in common -- both of their families have been affected by gun violence. Goddard is a ...

Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor Makes Terrific App To Stop Campus Crime

BroBible | Posted 11.18.2013 | College

In 2007, Kristina Anderson survived three gunshots during the Virginia Tech massacre. Her French teacher and 11 classmates were killed, and, since the...

6 Years Since the Virginia Tech School Tragedy, What Have We Learned About Campus Safety?

Kristina Anderson | Posted 06.16.2013 | College
Kristina Anderson

On a very basic and scary level, before our story became a national headline -- a "massacre" -- and before the heated discussions around violent video games and gun violence, it was a very real, vivid, and tragic series of loud, piercing, and fatal moments in time.

In Guns We Trust

Rev. Kenneth Tanner | Posted 06.10.2013 | Religion
Rev. Kenneth Tanner

As individuals, we are responsible for our choices, especially the choice to kill. But something in our collective heart appears diseased. We cling to guns, it seems, more tightly than we cling to God.

Shooting Victims Seek Greater Control Over Donations

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK, March 24 (Reuters) - Survivors of mass U.S. shootings have united to provide victims of future tragedies g...

Time to Listen to America's Youth on Gun Violence

Dennis Paul | Posted 04.15.2013 | Impact
Dennis Paul

No issue is more integral to us all than the future of America's children, and the opportunities that our society gives them to succeed. The senseless violence affecting children in America today is abhorrent.

WATCH: Will More Guns Prevent A Mass Shooting On Campus?

Posted 02.01.2013 | College

As the Obama administration begins a push for the president's new gun control proposals, college presidents are speaking out, declaring their oppositi...

Tyler Kingkade

More Guns Would Not Make College Campuses Safer: HuffPost/YouGov Poll | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.08.2013 | College

NEW YORK -- Americans have a mixed opinion on whether guns should be allowed on college campuses, but a plurality of respondents to a new poll believe...

Another Tragedy and Another College-aged Shooter

Ross Szabo | Posted 02.17.2013 | College
Ross Szabo

There have been wide scale efforts to educate students and families on other public health crises. It is now time to create effective programs to help young people and everyone involved in their lives learn about mental health.

The Newtown Massacre: Time for Legislation, Not Conversation

Andy Ostroy | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

There's plenty of room in a civilized society for people to protect themselves, their homes and still shoot helpless deer if they so choose without allowing deadly combat-style assault weapons to end up in the hands of demonic, psychotic monsters.

David Lohr

Va. Tech Families Mourn Sandy Hook; Offer Support | David Lohr | Posted 12.15.2012 | Crime

As they prepare to mark the upcoming sixth anniversary of the Virginia Tech shooting, families of the victims in that tragedy are mourning again follo...

Nick Wing

Presidential Response To Mass Shootings Yields Few Answers | Nick Wing | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

On Friday, Dec. 14, a gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and opened fire on students and teachers, killing at least 26 and...

Biden Gets Emotional At Virginia Tech Memorial

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

An emotional moment transpired Wednesday when Vice President Joseph Biden made an unannounced stop at the campus memorial for victims of the April 200...

Michelle Obama Cheers Hokie Nation At Commencement (VIDEO)

Posted 05.12.2012 | College

First Lady Michelle Obama cheered graduates at Virginia Tech's commencement ceremony Friday, offering advice with a nod to the school's strength follo...

Rage and Rampage: School Shootings and Crises of Masculinity

Douglas Kellner | Posted 06.24.2012 | College
Douglas Kellner

While the motivations for school shootings may vary, they have in common crises in masculinity in which young men use guns and violence to create ultra-masculine identities as part of a media spectacle.

WATCH: Amazing Timelapse Of Virginia Tech Vigil

Posted 04.17.2012 | College

The Virginia Tech community came together yesterday to remember the tragic shootings, which occurred five years ago and claimed the lives of 32 people...

Five Years Later, Mother Of Virginia Tech Victim Wrestles With God, Finds Peace

Posted 04.16.2012 | Religion

By B. Denise Hawkins Religion News Service CENTREVILLE, Va. (RNS) It's been five years since Celeste Peterson's only daughter was killed in a shoo...

Lessons for My Five Year Old, the tragedies at Oikos and Virginia Tech

Ricky Choi, MD, MPH | Posted 06.16.2012 | San Francisco
Ricky Choi, MD, MPH

While both campus incidents were caused by individuals who just happened to be of Korean descent, ethnic Koreans in America, in South Korea and the broader Asian community all felt the burden.

What a Difference a Gun Makes

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

It's a tragedy that five years after Virginia Tech so little has changed. How many years must we wait until tragic headlines about school shootings, children dying, and people using the "shoot first and ask questions later" defense to take the law into their own hands go away? When will we finally get the courage to stand up as a nation and say enough to the deadly proliferation of guns and gun violence that endanger children's and public safety? As a nation we can't afford to keep waiting for common-sense gun control laws that would protect our children and all of us from indefensible gun violence. The time to act is now.

U.S. Secretary of Education Should Weigh in on Virginia Tech Shooting Fine Reversal

S. Daniel Carter | Posted 06.03.2012 | College
S. Daniel Carter

The recent decision in the Virginia Tech case should not be the final word on this matter, not because of the money but because of what it means for keeping campuses as safe as possible.

The Shocking Campus Shooting in Virginia You Never Heard Of

Matthew Pearl | Posted 02.14.2012 | Crime
Matthew Pearl

Last week's murder at Virginia Tech naturally evokes memories of the horrific massacre there four and a half years ago. Another shocking killing -- one that happened in 1840 -- sheds further light on how to understand campus shootings.

Va. Tech Students Raise Funds For Slain Officer's Family (How You Can Help)

Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact

As the Virginia Tech community mourns the loss of slain police officer Deriek Crouse, students have come together to raise funds for his wife, son and...