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McShane Responds to Pittsburgh and Jeffersontown Shootings

McShane Responds to Pittsburgh and Jeffersontown Shootings

October 28, 2018

On the morning of Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, the Office of the President responded with anger and frustration to the recent shootings that have exploded across the country in a university-wide email.

Rethinking the Gun Debate

Rethinking the Gun Debate

February 25, 2018

As I reflect on the recent tragedy in Parkland, Fla., I can’t help but think of how little progres...

The Civil Rights Battle In Ferguson

The Civil Rights Battle In Ferguson

August 28, 2014

By ALEXA McMENAMIN Staff WriterPublished: August 27, 2014 If the death of Michael Brown has taught us anything, it’s that a year after the acquittal of George Zi...

UPDATE: Man Killed Near Columbus Circle

UPDATE: Man Killed Near Columbus Circle

December 10, 2012

By MIKE MADDEN Multimedia Producer Published: December 10, 2012 An African-American male was shot in the head on 58th Street between Broadway and...

Healing Continues One Year Later

June 3, 2011

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By Ashley WennersHerron Copy and Online Editor Published: April 17, 2008 The laughter stopped as quickly as it started.  Together for the first time since the Virginia Tech shootings last April, the first couple of weeks of summer were strained.  Terrified that any of our tight-knit group had come so close to being gone ...