How to Make a School Safer. By Mimi Kirk. CityLab.

“The door did not have a lock,” Hamp says. “We used a desk and table to keep the shooter from entering.” Hamp recently joined a group in Washington, D.C., lobbying for funding to make U.S. public schools safer from such assaults.

 


Federal lawmakers pressed to make real change in K-12 Security. By Joel Griffin. Security Info Watch.

Hamp believes a lot of people are working under the false assumption that schools – both colleges and K-12 facilities – have some of these basic safeguards in place which is why the discussion quickly devolves into matters of gun control. 


A Witness To A Mass Murder Uses Her Own Pain To Heal Others. By Lindsay Henry. PTSD Journal

"The rampage started around 7:15 a.m., in West Ambler Johnston Residence Hall. Hamp was in her computer science class in Norris Hall around 9 a.m. when she heard two pops. 'Class was almost over,' Hamp recalls.


 NPR's The Uninjured Victims of the Virginia Tech Shooting (on All Things Considered) By Sarah McCammon. NPR.

"This weekend marks 10 years since the deadliest campus shooting in U.S. history, at Virginia Tech..."


Raising money to bring survivors back to Virginia Tech for the 10th anniversary. WBJD7.

"This April will mark the 10th anniversary of the mass shooting at Virginia Tech. The school is already planning to welcome back alumni and victims' families."


Uninjured 4.16 Survivors Deserve More University Recognition. By Nistha Dube. Collegiate Times.

It is unfortunate that an educational institution that has been ranked No. 1 for “Quality of Life," holds a student body with over-the-roof school pride and unites people of all colors, genders and backgrounds, is where many associate with being the place where the deadliest university campus shooting in American history occurred.


You Could Feel the Vibrations of Each Gunshot. By ABC News.

"World News anchor Charles Gibson spoke with some of the student survivors of the shooting massacre at Virginia Tech, including two young women who were on the second floor of Norris Hall."