On May 4th in 1970, one of the biggest tragedies in American history happened. National Guardsmen opened fire on unarmed college students at Kent State protesting the Cambodia Campaign and Vietnam War, killing four and injuring nine others, permanently paralyzing one of them. Let's all take a moment and remember these courageous souls. (video by Bernie Mooney, 2006; features "Four Dead in Ohio" by Neil Young) ~Repinned Via Jill
One student was killed and three others wounded after a freshman at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff opened fire during a confrontation between two separate groups of students early Friday, police said. The alleged gunman, who was identified as 18-year-old Steven Jones, was taken into custody at the scene “without further trouble," campus police chief Greg Fowler said. Jones was a pledge for Sigma Chi and was removed from the chapter’s pledge program after his arrest, the fraternity…
Premio Pulitzer de fotografía de 2001 Para Matt Rainey del The Star-Ledger por las imágenes de la recuperación y los cuidados médicos de dos estudiantes quemados de gravedad en la universidad de Seton Hall
Awarded to Matt Rainey of The Star-Ledger, Newark, N.J., for his emotional photographs that illustrate the care and recovery of two students critically burned in a dormitory fire at Seton Hall University. While Alvaro struggles, Shawn is making a rapid recovery. He gently kisses his girlfriend Tila’s hand as the two visit Alvaro at a family barbeque during the summer. Their relationship survived despite the injuries Shawn suffered in the fire.