Rising to a Tragic Occasion

The Collegiate Daily, the student newspaper at Virginia Tech, began its coverage of last week's tragedy with a two-line report posted at 9:47 a.m., Monday, April 16:

Shots were fired on campus in West Ambler Johnson Hall in the early morning hours.

The Collegiate Times is currently investigating the story. More information will be posted as it is made available.

E&P's Joe Strupp has suggested The Daily's coverage of massacre and its aftermath be nominated for a Pulitzer. The first post about the shootings can be found at the bottom of this page.