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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France.
Air Force Times is a newspaper published 26 times per year to provide active, reserve and retired United States Air Force and Air National Guard personnel and their families with news, information, analysis, community and lifestyle features, educational supplements, and resource guides.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is the main professional organization of psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists in the United States, and the largest psychiatric organization in the world.
The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States.
Ammunition (informally ammo) is the material fired, scattered, dropped or detonated from any weapon.
Andrew Joseph Lanza (born March 12, 1964) is an American lawyer and Republican politician.
Annandale is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Anxiety is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behaviour such as pacing back and forth, somatic complaints, and rumination.
Anxiety disorders are a group of mental disorders characterized by significant feelings of anxiety and fear.
The April or Spring Nor’easter of 2007 was a nor'easter that affected mainly the eastern parts of North America during its four-day course, from April 14 to April 17, 2007.
Arne Starkey Duncan (born November 6, 1964) was the United States Secretary of Education from 2009 through December 2015.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by troubles with social interaction and communication and by restricted and repetitive behavior.
Ban Ki-moon (born 13 June 1944) is a South Korean politician and diplomat who was the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 2007 to December 2016.
Bayamón is a municipality of Puerto Rico located on the northern coastal valley, north of Aguas Buenas and Comerío; south of Toa Baja and Cataño; west of Guaynabo; and east of Toa Alta and Naranjito. Bayamón is spread over 11 wards and Bayamón Pueblo (the downtown area and the administrative center of the city). It is part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Bellefonte is a borough and the county seat of Centre County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Berkley Books is an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) that began as an independent company in 1955.
Blacksburg is an incorporated town in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States, with a population of 42,620 at the 2010 census.
A blood donation occurs when a person voluntarily has blood drawn and used for transfusions and/or made into biopharmaceutical medications by a process called fractionation (separation of whole-blood components).
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence are affiliated American nonprofit organizations that advocate for gun control and against gun violence.
The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, often referred to as the Brady Act or the Brady Bill, is an Act of the United States Congress that mandated federal background checks on firearm purchasers in the United States, and imposed a five-day waiting period on purchases, until the NICS system was implemented in 1998.
Broadway Books, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a Division of Random House, Inc., released its first list in Fall, 1996.
Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate or aggressively dominate others.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is a federal law enforcement organization within the United States Department of Justice.
The main campus of Virginia Tech is located in Blacksburg, Virginia; the central campus is roughly bordered by Prices Fork Road to the northwest, Plantation Drive to the west, Main Street to the east, and U.S. Route 460 bypass to the south, although it also has several thousand acres beyond the central campus.
A candlelight vigil or candlelit vigil is an outdoor assembly of people carrying candles, held after sunset in order to show support for a specific cause.
The Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) is an American media company based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center (CNRV) is a hospital in Montgomery County, Virginia, USA, about two miles from Radford.
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH) is a hospital in Roanoke, Virginia, USA.
CBC.ca is the English-language online service of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on commercial broadcasting, publishing, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States.
Centreville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States and a suburb of Washington, D.C. The population was 71,135 at the 2010 census.
Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States.
Charles William Steger Jr. (June 16, 1947 – May 6, 2018) was an American architect and engineer who was the 15th president of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States.
Charles Joseph Whitman (June 24, 1941 – August 1, 1966) was an American mass murderer who became infamous as the "Texas Tower Sniper." On August 1, 1966, he used knives in the slayings of his mother and his wife in their respective homes and then went to the University of Texas in Austin with multiple firearms and began shooting people.
Charlottesville, colloquially known as C'ville and officially named the City of Charlottesville, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Chesterfield County is a county located just south of Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act, signed in 1990, is a federal statute codified at, with implementing regulations in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations at.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
The College of William & Mary (also known as William & Mary, or W&M) is a public research university in Williamsburg, Virginia. Founded in 1693 by letters patent issued by King William III and Queen Mary II, it is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, after Harvard University. William & Mary educated American Presidents Thomas Jefferson (third), James Monroe (fifth), and John Tyler (tenth) as well as other key figures important to the development of the nation, including the fourth U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall of Virginia, Speaker of the House of Representatives Henry Clay of Kentucky, sixteen members of the Continental Congress, and four signers of the Declaration of Independence, earning it the nickname "the Alma Mater of the Nation." A young George Washington (1732–1799) also received his surveyor's license through the college. W&M students founded the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society in 1776 and W&M was the first school of higher education in the United States to install an honor code of conduct for students. The establishment of graduate programs in law and medicine in 1779 makes it one of the earliest higher level universities in the United States. In addition to its undergraduate program (which includes an international joint degree program with the University of St Andrews in Scotland and a joint engineering program with Columbia University in New York City), W&M is home to several graduate programs (including computer science, public policy, physics, and colonial history) and four professional schools (law, business, education, and marine science). In his 1985 book Public Ivies: A Guide to America's Best Public Undergraduate Colleges and Universities, Richard Moll categorized William & Mary as one of eight "Public Ivies".
In military organizations, the Colour Guard (or Color Guard) refers to a detachment of soldiers assigned to the protection of regimental colours.
The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States, in the Denver metropolitan area.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Concealed carry (carrying a concealed weapon (CCW)), refers to the practice of carrying a handgun or other weapon in public in a concealed or hidden manner, either on one's person or in close proximity.
D.C. United is an American professional soccer club based in Washington, D.C. The club competes as a member of the Eastern Conference in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top level of professional American soccer.
The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.
In United States usage, the word dormitory means a building primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for large numbers of people, often boarding school, college or university students.
Dumont is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
East Carolina University (ECU) is a public, doctoral/research university in Greenville, North Carolina It is the third largest university in North Carolina.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
eBay Inc. is a multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
The Embassy of the United States in Seoul is the embassy of the United States in the Republic of Korea (South Korea), in the capital city of Seoul.
Emergency medical services, also known as ambulance services or paramedic services (abbreviated to the initialism EMS, EMAS, EMARS or SAMU in some countries), are a type of emergency service dedicated to providing out-of-hospital acute medical care, transport to definitive care, and other medical transport to patients with illnesses and injuries which prevent the patient from transporting themselves.
Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary engineering program and/or academic department at the Pennsylvania State University, University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, or University of Alabama.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Enslow Publishing is an American publisher of books and eBooks founded by Ridley M. Enslow, Jr.
Exodus is an American thrash metal band formed in 1979 in Richmond, California.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA or the Buckley Amendment) is a United States federal law that governs the access of educational information and records to public entities such as potential employers, publicly funded educational institutions, and foreign governments.
A financial endowment is a donation of money or property to a nonprofit organization for the ongoing support of that organization.
Flemington is a borough in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States.
A foreign minister or minister of foreign affairs (less commonly for foreign affairs) is generally a cabinet minister in charge of a state's foreign policy and relations.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
A freshman, first year, or frosh, is a person in the first year at an educational institution, usually a secondary or post-secondary school.
Gobichettipalayam Vasudevan "G.
Gary Wayne Holt (born May 4, 1964) is an American guitarist from the San Francisco Bay Area.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
The Georgia Dome was a domed stadium in the southeastern United States.
The Glock pistol is a series of polymer-framed, short recoil-operated, locked-breech semi-automatic pistols designed and produced by Austrian Glock Ges.m.b.H..
Gobichettipalayam is a town and municipality in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC.
The Executive and Legislative branches operate primarily at the national level, although various ministries in the executive branch also carry out local functions.
The Governor of Texas is the head of the executive branch of Texas's government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA or GCA68) is a U.S. federal law that regulates the firearms industry and firearms owners.
The term gun culture in the United States encompasses the behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs about firearms and their usage by civilians.
Gun laws of the United States are found in a number of federal statutes.
Gun laws in Australia are mainly the jurisdiction of Australian states and territories, with the importation of guns regulated by the federal government.
Gun violence in the United States results in tens of thousands of deaths and injuries annually.
Hampton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
A handgun is a short-barreled firearm designed to be fired with only one hand.
A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.
Helen Lloyd Coonan (born 29 October 1947) is a former Australian politician who served as a Senator for New South Wales from 1996 to 2011, representing the Liberal Party.
Hokie Stone is a grey dolomite—limestone rock found near Blacksburg, in western Virginia.
A hollow-point bullet is an expanding bullet that has a pit or hollowed out shape in its tip often intended to cause the bullet to expand upon entering a target as it penetrates and disrupts more tissue.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.
International law is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and between nations.
The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.
Christopher James Bishop (November 9, 1971 – April 16, 2007), known as Jamie Bishop, was an instructor of German language at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, as well as an artist and craftsman.
Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.
Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of gun rights in the United States and to encourage Americans to understand, uphold, and defend "all of the Bill of Rights for all Citizens.
Jocelyne M. Couture-Nowak (February 17, 1958 – April 16, 2007) was an instructor of French in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia and was the only Canadian victim of the Virginia Tech shooting.
John Winston Howard, (born 26 July 1939) is a former Australian politician who served as the 25th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1996 to 2007.
John Thomas Casteen III (born December 11, 1943 in Portsmouth, Virginia) is an American educator.
Journalism ethics and standards comprise principles of ethics and of good practice as applicable to the specific challenges faced by journalists.
A junior is a student in their third year of study (generally referring to high school or college/university study) as coming immediately before their senior year.
Kenneth Roy Feinberg (born October 23, 1945) is an American attorney, specializing in mediation and alternative dispute resolution.
Kenneth Westhues is a professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Kevin P. Granata (December 29, 1961 – April 16, 2007) was an American professor in multiple departments including the Departments of Engineering, Science and Mechanics (in which he was tenured) and Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia.
Kingsport is a city in Sullivan and Hawkins counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee; most of the city is in Sullivan County.
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is an organization of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Korean Americans (Hangul: 한국계 미국인, Hanja: 韓國系美國人, Hangukgye Migukin) are Americans of Korean heritage or descent, mostly from South Korea, and with a very small minority from North Korea, China, Japan and Post-Soviet states.
Korean ethnic nationalism, or racial nationalism, is a political ideology and a form of ethnic identity that is widely prevalent in modern North and South Korea.
Lakeside High School is a public high school located in Evans, Georgia, United States, in Columbia County.
Lane Stadium is a college football stadium in the eastern United States, located on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Laura Lane Welch Bush (born November 4, 1946) is an American educator and the wife of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, serving as the First Lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
LewisGale Hospital Montgomery, formerly Montgomery Regional Hospital (MRH), is a hospital in the town of Blacksburg, in Montgomery County, Virginia.
LewisGale Medical Center is a hospital in Salem, Virginia, USA.
Lincoln is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.
This section of the list of rampage killers contains those cases that occurred at kindergartens, schools and universities, as well as their affiliated buildings.
This article lists in chronology and provides additional details of incidents in which a firearm was discharged at a school infrastructure or campus in the United States, including incidents of shootings on a school bus.
This is a list of attacks that have occurred on school property or related primarily to school issues or events.
Liviu Librescu (ליביו ליברסקו; August 18, 1930 – April 16, 2007) was a Romanian–American scientist and engineer.
A loophole is an ambiguity or inadequacy in a system, such as a law or security, which can be used to circumvent or otherwise avoid the purpose, implied or explicitly stated, of the system.
Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States.
Lucinda Roy (born December 19, 1955) is an American-based British novelist, educator and poet.
A magazine is an ammunition storage and feeding device within or attached to a repeating firearm.
Major depressive disorder (MDD), also known simply as depression, is a mental disorder characterized by at least two weeks of low mood that is present across most situations.
A manifesto is a published verbal declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of the issuer, be it an individual, group, political party or government.
Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.
Martinez is a census-designated place (CDP) in Columbia County, Georgia, United States.
Mass murder is the act of murdering a number of people, typically simultaneously or over a relatively short period of time and in close geographic proximity.
A mass shooting is an incident involving multiple victims of firearms-related violence.
There is no fixed definition of a mass shooting, but a common definition is an act of violence — excluding gang killings, domestic violence, or terrorist acts sponsored by an organization — in which a gunman kills at least four victims.
The McIntire Amphitheatre is a Greek-style outdoor theater at the University of Virginia.
Medan; is the capital of North Sumatra province in Indonesia.
Medical evacuation, often shortened to medevac or medivac, is the timely and efficient movement and en route care provided by medical personnel to wounded being evacuated from a battlefield, to injured patients being evacuated from the scene of an accident to receiving medical facilities, or to patients at a rural hospital requiring urgent care at a better-equipped facility using medically equipped ground vehicles (ambulances) or aircraft (air ambulances).
A mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning.
A middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) is an educational stage which exists in some countries, providing education between primary school and secondary school.
Middletown Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
Mixed-sex education, also known as mixed-gender education, co-education or coeducation (abbreviated to co-ed or coed), is a system of education where males and females are educated together.
Mobbing, as a sociological term, means bullying of an individual by a group, in any context, such as a family, peer group, school, workplace, neighborhood, community, or online.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
A murder–suicide is an act in which an individual kills one or more other persons before killing themselves.
Narrows, named for the narrowing of the New River that flows through the town, is a town in Giles County, Virginia, United States.
The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is a United States system for determining if prospective firearms or explosives buyers' name and birth year match those of a person who is not eligible to buy.
The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization that advocates for gun rights.
NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast television network NBC, formerly known as the National Broadcasting Company when it was founded on radio.
NBCUniversal, Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate owned by Comcast, headquartered at Rockefeller Plaza's Comcast Building in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Oldboy is a 2003 South Korean neo-noir action film co-written and directed by Park Chan-wook.
On, 2016, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in a terrorist attack inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, United States.
Outpatient commitment—also called Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) or a Community Treatment Order (CTO)—refers to a civil court procedure wherein a judge orders an individual diagnosed with severe a mental disorder who is experiencing a psychiatric crisis that requires intervention to adhere to an outpatient treatment plan designed to prevent further deterioration that is harmful to themselves or others.
Gun laws and policies (collectively referred to as firearms regulation or gun control) regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification and use of small arms by civilians.
Paradigm Publishers was an academic, textbook, and trade publisher in social science and the humanities based in Boulder, Colorado.
The Pennsylvania State University (commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU) is a state-related, land-grant, doctoral university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania.
United States lawful permanent residency, informally known as having a green card, is the immigration status of a person authorized to live and work in the United States of America permanently.
Permanent residency refers to a person's resident status in a country of which they are not a citizen.
A perpetuity is an annuity that has no end, or a stream of cash payments that continues forever.
Pine Mountain is a town in Harris and Meriwether counties in the U.S. state of Georgia.
Ploiești (older spelling: Ploești) is a city and county seat in Prahova County, Romania.
Plume is a publishing company in the United States, founded in 1970 as the trade paperback imprint of New American Library.
Pope Benedict XVI (Benedictus XVI; Benedetto XVI; Benedikt XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger;; 16 April 1927) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013.
The Port Arthur massacre of 28–29 April 1996 was a mass shooting in which 35 people were killed and 23 wounded in Port Arthur, Tasmania.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
Privacy law refers to the laws that deal with the regulating, storing, and using of personally identifiable information of individuals, which can be collected by governments, public or private organizations, or other individuals.
Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods, particularly when based on regular personal interaction, to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in desired ways.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.
Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity.
Radford University is a co-educational public university located in Radford, Virginia.
Radford (formerly Lovely Mount, Central City, English Ferry and Ingle's Ferry) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia.
A resident assistant (also variously known as a house fellow, resident advisor, community assistant, resident mentor, residence don, peer advisor, community advisor, collegiate fellow, or senior resident), commonly shortened to RA, is a trained peer leader who supervises those living in a residence hall or group housing facility.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch (RTD or TD for short) is the primary daily newspaper in Richmond, the capital of Virginia, United States.
Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
James Richard Perry (born March 4, 1950) is an American politician who is the 14th and current United States Secretary of Energy, serving in the Cabinet of Donald Trump.
The right to keep and bear arms (often referred to as the right to bear arms) is the people's right to possess weapons (arms) for their own defense, as described in the philosophical and political writings of Aristotle, Cicero, John Locke, Machiavelli, the English Whigs and others.
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator for New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968.
Roger Depue is a 21-year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he served as Unit Chief for the Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI Academy at Quantico, Virginia.
Roh Moo-hyun GOM (1 September 1946 – 23 May 2009) was a South Korean politician who served as President of South Korea (2003–2008).
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is an independent publishing house founded in 1949.
The rule of law is the "authority and influence of law in society, especially when viewed as a constraint on individual and institutional behavior; (hence) the principle whereby all members of a society (including those in government) are considered equally subject to publicly disclosed legal codes and processes".
Salem is an independent city in the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia.
The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, United States, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children between six and seven years old, as well as six adult staff members.
Saugus is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Greater Boston area.
A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education.
A school shooting is an attack at an educational institution, such as a school or university, involving the use of a firearm(s).
A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.
The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG or just SG) is the head of the United Nations Secretariat, one of the six principal organs of the United Nations.
Selective mutism (SM) is an anxiety disorder in which a person who is normally capable of speech cannot speak in specific situations or to specific people.
A semi-automatic pistol is a type of pistol that is semi-automatic, meaning it uses the energy of the fired cartridge to cycle the action of the firearm and advance the next available cartridge into position for firing.
In mathematics (and more specifically geometry), a semicircle is a one-dimensional locus of points that forms half of a circle.
In United States education, a senior is a student in the fourth year of study (generally high school or college/university study).
Senseless violence or zinloos geweld (Dutch) is a term frequently used by among others the media, politicians and NGOs to define the nature of several shocking events in Belgium and the Netherlands in recent years.
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) was created by an Act of Congress, the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act (49 USC 40101), shortly after 9/11 to compensate the victims of the attack (or their families) in exchange for their agreement not to sue the airline corporations involved.
In law, a settlement is a resolution between disputing parties about a legal case, reached either before or after court action begins.
Seung-Hui Cho (조승희 in Korean, properly Cho Seung-Hui; January 18, 1984 – April 16, 2007) was a U.S. resident of South Korean origin, a spree killer and mass murderer who killed 32 people and wounded 17 others armed with two semi-automatic pistols (a Glock 19 and a Walther P22) on April 16, 2007, at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Sightline Media Group, formerly Gannett Government Media, is a United States company which publishes newspapers, magazines, Web sites, and other publications about the U.S. and other militaries.
Smithfield is a town in Isle of Wight County, in the South Hampton Roads subregion of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia in the United States.
Song Min-soon (born July 28, 1948 in Jinyang, present-day Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea) is a Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea and serves on the Foreign Affairs, Trade and Unification Committee (2008–present).
In the United States, a sophomore is a student in the second year of study at high school or college.
Sourcebooks, Inc., is an independent book publisher founded by Dominique Raccah located in Naperville, Illinois, in the western suburbs of Chicago.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Special education (also known as special needs education, aided education, exceptional education or Special Ed) is the practice of educating students with an IEP or Section 504 in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs.
Springfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.
Stalking is unwanted or repeated surveillance by an individual or group towards another person.
Legal status is the position held by something or someone with regard to law.
Students for Concealed Carry, formerly Students for Concealed Carry on Campus, is a national grassroots, special-interest organization of United States college students, faculty, staff, and others who support allowing citizens with concealed carry permits to carry concealed handguns on college campuses, for self-defense.
A suicide note or death note is a message left behind before a person dies, or intends to die, by suicide.
The Sunken Garden is the central element of the Old Campus at the College of William and Mary.
The Supreme Court of Virginia is the highest court in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Theodore Anthony Nugent (born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and activist.
Michael Terrence Holland (born April 2, 1942) is an American college athletics administrator and former basketball player and coach.
The Daily Progress is the sole daily newspaper in the vicinity of Charlottesville, Virginia.
The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.
The Korea Times is the oldest of three English-language newspapers published daily in South Korea.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Timothy Michael Kaine (born February 26, 1958) is an American attorney and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Virginia since 2013.
Christopher Todd Gilbert (born October 19, 1970) is an American politician.
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States.
Thomas Joseph Ridge (born August 26, 1945) is an American politician and author who served as the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security from 2001 to 2003, and the first United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2003 to 2005.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier or the Tomb of the Unknowns is a monument dedicated to U.S. service members who have died without their remains being identified.
A traffic stop, commonly called being pulled over, is a temporary detention of a driver of a vehicle by police to investigate a possible crime or minor violation of law.
Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the ED for (the) Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.
The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department that advises the President and represents the country in international affairs and foreign policy issues.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Secretary of Homeland Security is the head of the United States Department of Homeland Security, the body concerned with protecting the U.S. and the safety of U.S. citizens.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The University of Alabama (Alabama or UA) is a public research university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, and the flagship of the University of Alabama System.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT, UT Austin, or Texas) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.
The University of Virginia (U.Va. or UVA), frequently referred to simply as Virginia, is a public research university and the flagship for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The University of Waterloo (commonly referred to as Waterloo, UW, or UWaterloo) is a public research university with a main campus in Waterloo, Ontario.
UTC−04:00 is a time offset that subtracts 4 hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
V-Tech Rampage is a controversial amateur action computer game that recreates the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States.
A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.
Vienna is a town in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
The Virginia House of Delegates is one of two parts in the Virginia General Assembly, the other being the Senate of Virginia.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, commonly known as Virginia Tech, and traditionally known as VPI since 1896, is an American public, land-grant, research university with a main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, educational facilities in six regions statewide, and a study-abroad site in Lugano, Switzerland.
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets (VTCC) is the military component of the student body at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
The P22 is a semi-automatic pistol chambered for.22 LR rimfire ammunition.
The Washington Nationals are a professional baseball team based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.
Westtown is a hamlet in Orange County, in the U.S. state of New York.
Woodbridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William County, Virginia, United States, located south of Washington, D.C. Bounded by the Occoquan and Potomac rivers, Woodbridge Magisterial District had 54,275 residents at the 2010 census.
Woodville is an unincorporated community in Rappahannock County, Virginia, United States.
Xulon Press (pronounced "zoo-lon”) is a self-publishing company owned by the Christian publishing company Salem Media Group.
Zagazig (الزقازيق, rural) is a city in Lower Egypt.
The.22 Long Rifle (metric designation: 5.6×15mmR) cartridge is a long-established variety of.22 caliber rimfire ammunition, and in terms of units sold is still by far the most common ammunition in the world today.
The 2017 Las Vegas shooting occurred on the night of Sunday, October 1, 2017 when a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in, leaving 58 people dead and 851 injured.
The 3rd United States Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army.
This article lists firearm cartridges which have a bullet caliber in the 9-millimeter range.
9-1-1, also written 911, is an emergency telephone number for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of eight N11 codes.
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