a bird and a bottle


Let’s Match
April 19, 2007, 9:37 pm
Filed under: activism, media, news

Tomorrow, in memory of the lives lost at VT on Monday and in the hopes that such tragedies can be avoided in the future, students will wear the Hokie colors — maroon and orange.

Here’s the call for solidarity from Tech’s school paper:

College students across the country have united to declare Friday, April, 20 “Orange and Maroon Effect Day.” Students are creating groups on Facebook to announce and spread word about the day-long memorial. A student at Virginia Commonwealth University created the group, writing that the point of the group is to get everyone to wear Tech’s colors and show support.

“We are all part of the Hokie Nation now, touched by their tragedy and one in their healing.”

I encourage you to take this easy step to show support for a community in mourning and trying to heal.

(hat tip SZE)

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I know they wanted it to be a weekday, but the 8th anniversary of Columbine still strikes me as an inappropriate choice of days.

Today would have been better.

Comment by Ken Houghton




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