Virginia Tech Massacre

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A shooting that occurred on April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, in two separate attacks, two hours apart, in which the perpetrator, Seung-Hui Cho, a mentally ill student, killed 32 people and wounded many others before committing suicide
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The Supreme Court rejected claims of victims of the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, but it allowed a hotel guest to recover where the hotel operator assured the guest that the premises were safe despite receiving information about local criminal activity.
The shooting at Pulse nightclub is now the deadliest mass shooting in US history, surpassing the death toll (32) at the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007.
Many of us had been inaugurated into the weary fraternity of trauma reporting by the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007, including my former colleagues still at the newspaper who now found themselves back on another hastily assembled"victims team," as our editors called those of us who had the sad task of putting together tribute stories.
Reviews of police responses were ordered, for example, after the Virginia Tech shootings that killed 33 people in 2007, and the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shootings that left 12 people dead and 70 wounded last year.
Back in 2007, after the Virginia Tech shootings 6 still the deadliest mass shooting in U.S.
Following high-profile disasters such as the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings and the 2010 Haiti earthquake, there were numerous reports of consumers receiving solicitations from fraudulent charities.
Throughout his discussion of practical concerns, like violence in student poetry (especially since the Virginia Tech shootings), teaching voice, and "Why Kids Hate Poetry," which condemns the dominant early pedagogies employed to teach the subject, Stein maintains his outlook throughout: he views poet-teachers not just as cogs in the MFA-churning system but, more optimistically, considers the classroom "the febrile site where ...
Although fiction, it comes after the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, where two teens killed 12 students and a teacher before committing suicide and the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, where an undergraduate with mental health problems shot 32 people to death, then killed himself.
Supporters consider it a gun-rights, self-defense measure to prevent violent campus crime such as the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007.
Proponents of the measure say it would make campuses safer, allowing those with a license to be armed to prevent tragedies like the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
After the Virginia Tech shootings, the law was expanded to cover people who undergo outpatient treatment - too late to block Cho's purchase of two guns.
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