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Virginia Tech Shooting

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 Fined In 2007 Shootings

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has agreed to a $5,000 fine against Virginia Tech stemming from the April 2007 campus mass...

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...

Virginia Tech Shooting Left 'Living Legacy' Of Campus Safety Changes

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

RICHMOND, Va. — RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The families of victims and survivors of the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech call campus safety measures i...

Virginia Tech Wrongful Death Verdict Reversed

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 10.31.2013 | College

RICHMOND, Va. -- RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The state Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a jury's wrongful death verdict against the state stemming from t...

Virginia Tech Decision Supports AG's Position, Office Says

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 10.31.2013 | College

RICHMOND, Va. -- RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia attorney general's office says a state Supreme Court ruling reversing a negligence finding agains...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Gov: Shooting Stirs Memories Of Virginia Tech Massacre

AP | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Saying his state still has painful memories from the April 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech, Gov. Bob McDonnell on Friday extended...

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...

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...

New Developments In Virginia Tech Lawsuit

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 08.20.2012 | College

RICHMOND, Va. — A judge on Wednesday upheld a jury's negligence finding against the state in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre but sharply reduced...

WATCH: Metallica & FBI Team Up In Search For Killer

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Metallica has recorded a public service video as part of a law enforcement publicity blitz to try to catch a man wanted in the deat...

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...