This is the first in a series of three articles examining gun control on the Cornell campus, the United States and the international community.
It has been one year since the Virginia Tech Massacre but the memories are far from faded.
“It was one of the worst days ever,” recalled Bryce Johnson ’10, who had many friends at Virginia Tech. “There was no way to get through to anyone … It was scary,” he said.
In the aftermath of the massacre, which claimed 33 lives, colleges across the country have taken numerous steps to prevent a similar tragedy from occurring on their own campus such as implementing emergency alert systems and installing security cameras.