Then-Gov. Tim Kaine had just arrived in Tokyo for a trade mission. Back in Richmond, it was Monday morning. Bill Leighty, Kaine’s chief of staff, wrote an email to members of the governor’s inner circle at 8:48 a.m.: “There is a preliminary and unconfirmed report that a student was shot and killed on the Virginia Tech campus this morning. Campus Police have reportedly called in the VSP to investigate.”
As the VCU track and field season is comes to an end, seniors Ryan Coles and Brandon Ruffin are prepared for the final heaves of their collegiate career.
Melvin Johnson hears all of the doubters. While the perennial shooter was a bit surprised by how many people jumped off the VCU bandwagon, Johnson said he is sure there’s no sinking ship in Ram nation. Though there’s a new captain aboard, most of the crew is still the same and more motivated than ever.
Missouri continues to be the site of great racial tension and turmoil, following the killing of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014 in Ferguson.