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Commentary :: International
STUDENT
20 Apr 2007
I got to learn about the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history, which occurred at Virginia Tech University, two days after it happened, and later on today, as I get a chance to dig deep inside the heart of the matter, I realize that today's Universities are not safe at all, if this happened in America where security is important an aspect, and more importantly a resident student wholly participating in the mass murder, then we have to take a lifetime consciousness of every one around us. The gates of the University remain open for whoever comes in to seek knowledge; the offices are welcome for whoever wishes to have an appointment. This is now a stand-still dilemma.

The bottom line of this matter lies in the character of the student(s), the alertness and keenness of the professor ( teacher) and the behavior of the community (mostly the students and University environment. shockingly, most of our Universities have no done much to look deeply at all the above.

Most students have very bad foundations, and since universities are diverse and homogeneous, the community fails to understand that what fails to work some where can work some where, it is true, it is humbly true, the young boy Seung-hui Cho had a very weird character at school; a troubled loner whose behavior had sometimes alarmed those around him. Surprisingly his mother knew who he was and warningly told his room mate to help him, most of his friends said it, and even reported to the Administration which had no fault to expel him. Can everybody be wrong, can all people be right any way? American got a shockingly terrifying tragedy on the 16th April 2007, it is a lesson to all of the Universities to tame students; help them in a way that can change them, discover much about them, using their teachers, this characterization that is slowly discovered, added to the use of all psychologies available can help to distinguish, and later clarify what a student can do and what he or she can not do.

The question still lies, what should the parents or guardians do to help children run smoothly with life, should they only pay tuition and send their children to school, should they just give the responsibility to their children’s peers or other people to help and advice their children, or they should take a leading first hand role to discover their children’s' problems and diagnose them? I think I would concede with Dr. Michael Welner as he suggests to parents not to allow their children watch anything to do with the Virginia Tech gunman Seung-Hui Cho.
"Parents, you should cut the pictures out of the newspaper. Do not let your children see it. Take them out of the room when these videos are shown, because he's paranoid, and his agenda of blaming the rest of the world is unedited.
It is the parents' first hand obligation to protect and determine their children's destiny.

As America mourns, it is not alone, the lesson this mass killing brings is an open one, for every one, regardless of where they are, to lean and appreciate, to fold and keep close, and to appreciate that life has no guarantee, even in the safest place one can still travel to the undecided destiny.
With the innocent students dead, and the martyr dead too what does the future hold.?
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I got to learn about the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history, which occurred at Virginia Tech University, two days after it happened, and later on today, as I get a chance to dig deep inside the heart of the matter, I realize that today's Universities are not safe at all, if this happened in America where security is important an aspect, and more importantly a resident student wholly participating in the mass murder, then we have to take a lifetime consciousness of every one around us. The gates of the University remain open for whoever comes in to seek knowledge; the offices are welcome for whoever wishes to have an appointment. This is now a stand-still dilemma.

The bottom line of this matter lies in the character of the student(s), the alertness and keenness of the professor ( teacher) and the behavior of the community (mostly the students and University environment. shockingly, most of our Universities have no done much to look deeply at all the above.

Most students have very bad foundations, and since universities are diverse and homogeneous, the community fails to understand that what fails to work some where can work some where, it is true, it is humbly true, the young boy Seung-hui Cho had a very weird character at school; a troubled loner whose behavior had sometimes alarmed those around him. Surprisingly his mother knew who he was and warningly told his room mate to help him, most of his friends said it, and even reported to the Administration which had no fault to expel him. Can everybody be wrong, can all people be right any way? American got a shockingly terrifying tragedy on the 16th April 2007, it is a lesson to all of the Universities to tame students; help them in a way that can change them, discover much about them, using their teachers, this characterization that is slowly discovered, added to the use of all psychologies available can help to distinguish, and later clarify what a student can do and what he or she can not do.

The question still lies, what should the parents or guardians do to help children run smoothly with life, should they only pay tuition and send their children to school, should they just give the responsibility to their children’s peers or other people to help and advice their children, or they should take a leading first hand role to discover their children’s' problems and diagnose them? I think I would concede with Dr. Michael Welner as he suggests to parents not to allow their children watch anything to do with the Virginia Tech gunman Seung-Hui Cho.
"Parents, you should cut the pictures out of the newspaper. Do not let your children see it. Take them out of the room when these videos are shown, because he's paranoid, and his agenda of blaming the rest of the world is unedited.
It is the parents' first hand obligation to protect and determine their children's destiny.

As America mourns, it is not alone, the lesson this mass killing brings is an open one, for every one, regardless of where they are, to lean and appreciate, to fold and keep close, and to appreciate that life has no guarantee, even in the safest place one can still travel to the undecided destiny.
With the innocent students dead, and the martyr dead too what does the future hold.?

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