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Lawmakers revisit tuition discounts for illegal immigrants Opponents say people who break the law shouldn't get tuition break. By Juan Castillo AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, April 20, 2007 Julieta graduated with honors from Anderson High School, overcoming limited English...
Internet abuzz over shooter's mysterious markings By Eric Benderoff Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — All at once, the world went searching for the meaning of "Ismail Ax." Those two words, written in red ink on one arm of Cho Seung-Hui, the 23-year-old Virginia Tech student suspected of...
Gunman Sent Video During Lull In Slaughter Menacing Poses And Bitter Words In Mailing to NBC By Michael E. Ruane and Chris L. Jenkins Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, April 19, 2007; Page A01 Cho Seung Hui paused Monday morning during the shootings at Virginia Tech to...
Public favors giving illegal immigrants a break By Kathy Kiely, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — While Congress and the White House remain divided over what to do with the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants living in the USA, a new poll shows the American public appears to have...
Should college applicants get background checks? By Mary Beth Marklein, USA TODAY The Virginia Tech student who went on a shooting rampage Monday before killing himself may have had a troubled past, but it's not yet clear whether he had a criminal one. Even so, the tragedy has...
Ban on abortion method upheld Marking high court shift, type of late-term procedure restricted 12:02 AM CDT on Thursday, April 19, 2007 From Wire Reports WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court broke new ground Wednesday in upholding federal restrictions on abortion, with President Bush'...
Unarmed and vulnerable Bradford B. Wiles Wiles, of New Castle, is a graduate student at Virginia Tech. On Aug. 21 at about 9:20 a.m., my graduate-level class was evacuated from the Squires Student Center. We were interrupted in class and not informed of anything other than the...
Student Wrote About Death and Spoke in Whispers, But No One Imagined What Cho Seung Hui Would Do By Ian Shapira and Michael E. Ruane Washington Post Staff Writers Wednesday, April 18, 2007; Page A01 BLACKSBURG, Va., April 17 -- They met across the professor's desk. One on one...
Wanted: A Culture of Self-Defense By Michelle Malkin There's no polite way or time to say it: American colleges and universities have become coddle industries. Big Nanny administrators oversee speech codes, segregated dorms, politically correct academic departments and...