Latest News: Technology |  Celebrity |  Movies |  Apple |  Cars |  Business |  Sports |  TV Shows |  Geek

Trending

Filed under: News | Other Stuff

 

Auburn University Classes Resume after Threat of Violence on Campus

Letter thought to be a hoax

Apr 17 2014, 1:19pm CDT | by

2 Updates
Auburn University Classes Resume after Threat of Violence on Campus
wikipedia
 
 

YouTube Videos Comments

Full Story

Auburn University Classes Resume after Threat of Violence on Campus

Students at Auburn University are headed back to class today after a threat shut the campus down. A university spokesman said that classes are resuming normally Thursday and that employees will be back at work. Dining facilities and other locations at the campus will also open back up today reprots CSMonitor.

Classes were cancelled Wednesday after a message was found in a restroom on campus threatening violence. The violence was threatened to happen in the letter on the anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre.

The threat of violence quickly spread across social media leading to the campus shutdown. Shutting down a campus with 25,000 students is no easy task. Officials at the university treated the threat as genuine. Police at the university don’t think there was any danger from the threat, but officials decided to suspend classes anyway out of caution.

So far, there is no word on any leads in the investigation into who might have left the letter. The Virginia Tech massacre happened on April 16, 2007. There were 33 deaths including the shooter and 23 non-fatal injuries. Out of the 23 non-fatal injuries, 17 were form gunfire.

The University was right to postpone classes until the threat passed. If they had a threat like that, held classes, and something happened the world wouldn’t forgive the mistake. The shooter in the Virginia Tech massacre was Seung-Hi Cho. The shooter had been declared mentally unsound and had been able to buy weapons anyway.

 

You Might Also Like

Updates


Sponsored Update

Update: 2

Ebola: Searching for a cure

Source: 49 News Topeka

(WSFA)  A big find in one of Auburn University’s labs is making waves as Ebola continues to grip the world’s attention. A research team has developed a potential treatment for the deadly virus- one scientists say could help with future outbreaks. Stewart Schneller and his team of researchers at Auburn University’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Department have spent years working to develop new drugs to treat viruses, particularly those th ...
Source: 49 News Topeka   Full article at: 49 News Topeka Aug 11 2014, 11:25am CDT
 


Advertisement


More From the Web

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Leading our review center, Shane McGlaun (Google) knows technology inside out. His extensive experience in testing computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at shane@i4u.com.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Eva Longoria Gets a Whiff of the Sweet Smell of Success
Eva Longoria Gets a Whiff of the Sweet Smell of Success
The Desperate Housewives starlet got a whiff of the sweet smell of success recently. She is a very capable actress and celebrity par excellence.
 
 
Miranda Kerr Vehemently Denies Pregnancy Rumors
Miranda Kerr Vehemently Denies Pregnancy Rumors
Miranda Kerr has vehemently denied any rumors of her pregnancy with a second child and that too by the Aussie billionaire James Packer.
 
 
Bill Cosby expatiates on Sex and the Facts of Life
Bill Cosby expatiates on Sex and the Facts of Life
The famous comedian and entertainer, Bill Cosby expatiated on sex and the facts of life on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
 
 
Xbox One&#039;s August update adds mobile purchases, 3D Blu-ray support
Xbox One's August update adds mobile purchases, 3D Blu-ray support
Microsoft's games console plays catch-up with Sony's PS4
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.