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Condolences to the far too many who lost someone yesterday, once again my petty grievances fade.

I hope the miserable bastard who did this burns in the old school Hell of the Bible, Dante-style.

I have not seen anything to show that the administration acted other than properly. It would have been a major stretch and not really the proper response to shut down the whole University in the hour and one half time frame they took to talk to witnesses and evaluate the first scene.

Once again, Blue skies on a black day to the families and friends.

One bright spot, and somehow it doesn't surprise me at all that he was Israeli.

Liviu_librescu_3 Professor Liviu Librescu, 76, threw himself in front of the shooter, who had attempted to enter his classroom. The Israeli mechanics and engineering lecturer was shot to death, "but all the students lived - because of him," Virginia Tech student Asael Arad - also an Israeli - told Army Radio.

Several of Librescu's other students sent e-mails to his wife, Marlena, telling of how he blocked the gunman's way and saved their lives, said the son, Joe.