Episode 17 - neVer forgeT

This year marks the 12th anniversary of the mass shooting at Virginia Tech. This episode we’re telling the story of the 32 innocent people who lost their lives that day. Along the way we’ll learn what steps could have been taken to prevent the massacre, as well as how survivors and surviving family and friends have coped in the aftermath.


The Official Virginia Tech Remembrance Page

Virginia Tech Shooting - Encyclopedia Britannica article by Amy Tikkanen.

“Report on Virginia Tech Shooting Finds Notification Delays” - New York Times article by Ian Urbina. December 4, 2009.

Clery Act Reports - Federal Student Aid Website

Clery Center Website

“Virginia Tech Shootings Fast Facts” - CNN article. April 8, 2019.

“Virginia Tech Victims” - Washington Post article. April 24, 2007.

“Rescue & Recovery” - Washington Post article. April 13, 2017.

“Inside Room 211: The massacre at Virginia Tech remembered 10 years later” - ABC News article by Nicole Pelletiere. April 13, 2017.

“Virginia Tech Shooting Leaves 33 Dead” - New York times article by Christine Hauser and Anahad O’Connor. April 16, 2007.

Seung-Hui Cho - Biography article. October 14, 2014.


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Intro Music:

She-Wolf In My Heart (bonus) by Sergey Cheremisinov is licensed under a Attribution License.

Outro Music:

Trio for Piano Violin and Viola by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.