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    Posted: 4/17/2012 12:55:46 AM EST
    FILE - In this April 15, 2008 file photo, a mourner sits on a wall in front of the entrance to Norris Hall prior to a memorial ceremony for the victims of the April 16, 2007 shootings on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. Each anniversary since the April 2007, massacre on the Virginia Tech campus, classes have been suspended for the day in memory of the 32 students and faculty killed in the rampage by a lone gunman who then killed himself. On Monday, April 16, 2012, the fifth anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the 28,000 students on campus will head to class to honor the 32. (AP Photo/Don Petersen, File)
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    Posted: 4/17/2012 12:55:45 AM EST
    FILE - In this Saturday, April 14, 2012 file photo, Paige Eckerd, right, and Kristy McCain, center, look skyward at released balloons at the start of a Run in Remembrance on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va. The 3.2-mile Run in Remembrance for the victims of the April 16, 2007, Virginia Tech shootings had about 6,500 participants registered in advance for the event in honor of the 32 killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Each anniversary since the April 2007, massacre on the Virginia Tech campus, classes have been suspended for the day in memory of the 32 students and faculty killed in the rampage by a lone gunman who then killed himself. On Monday, April 16, 2012, the fifth anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the 28,000 students on campus will head to class to honor the 32. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry, File)
  •  - Members of the community hold up candles as they listen to taps being played during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Members of the community hold up candles as they listen to taps being played during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 9:23:01 PM EST
    Members of the community hold up candles as they listen to taps being played during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Five years after a mentally ill student gunned down 32 people at Virginia Tech, the university on Monday held classes for the first time on the anniversary of the country's deadliest mass shooting. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - Members of the community gather during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Members of the community gather during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 9:17:51 PM EST
    Members of the community gather during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Five years after a mentally ill student gunned down 32 people at Virginia Tech, the university on Monday held classes for the first time on the anniversary of the country's deadliest mass shooting. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - Members of the community reflect as they hold candles during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Members of the community reflect as they hold candles during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 9:17:16 PM EST
    Members of the community reflect as they hold candles during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Five years after a mentally ill student gunned down 32 people at Virginia Tech, the university on Monday held classes for the first time on the anniversary of the country's deadliest mass shooting. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - Members of the community hold up candles as they listen to taps being played during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Members of the community hold up candles as they listen to taps being played during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 9:15:52 PM EST
    Members of the community hold up candles as they listen to taps being played during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Five years after a mentally ill student gunned down 32 people at Virginia Tech, the university on Monday held classes for the first time on the anniversary of the country's deadliest mass shooting. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - Members of the community reflect as they hold candles during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Members of the community reflect as they hold candles during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 9:14:40 PM EST
    Members of the community reflect as they hold candles during a commemoration and candlelight vigil on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Five years after a mentally ill student gunned down 32 people at Virginia Tech, the university on Monday held classes for the first time on the anniversary of the country's deadliest mass shooting. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - Virginia Tech cadets stand at attention as a candle is lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia

    Virginia Tech cadets stand at attention as a candle is lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia

    Posted: 4/16/2012 3:42:55 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING STATE TO VIRGINIA Virginia Tech cadets stand at attention as a candle is lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - Students gather on the drillfield as a candle is lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia

    Students gather on the drillfield as a candle is lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia

    Posted: 4/16/2012 3:41:23 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING STATE TO VIRGINIA Students gather on the drillfield as a candle is lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - Students gather on the drillfield as a candle is lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia

    Students gather on the drillfield as a candle is lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia

    Posted: 4/16/2012 3:40:38 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING STATE TO VIRGINIA Students gather on the drillfield as a candle is lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  •  - Two Virginia Tech cadets stand at attention next to a candle lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia

    Two Virginia Tech cadets stand at attention next to a candle lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia

    Posted: 4/16/2012 3:39:38 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING STATE TO VIRGINIA Two Virginia Tech cadets stand at attention next to a candle lit in remembrance on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - Students walk across the Drillfield on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Students walk across the Drillfield on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 2:25:23 PM EST
    Students walk across the Drillfield on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - A Virginia Tech sign is seen on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    A Virginia Tech sign is seen on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 2:22:42 PM EST
    A Virginia Tech sign is seen on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - McNamee, Senior VP and Provost, Finney, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Plummer, Assistant Provost walk through the April 16 memorial reading of the names of the 32 people killed on the

    McNamee, Senior VP and Provost, Finney, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Plummer, Assistant Provost walk through the April 16 memorial reading of the names of the 32 people killed on the

    Posted: 4/16/2012 2:09:02 PM EST
    Mark McNamee (L), Senior Vice President and Provost, Jack Finney (C), Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Ellen Plummer (R), Assistant Provost walk through the April 16 memorial reading of the names of the 32 people killed on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. REUTERS/Chris Keane
  •  - A student rides his bicycle in the grass in front of Norris Hall, the site where 30 people were killed, on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    A student rides his bicycle in the grass in front of Norris Hall, the site where 30 people were killed, on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 11:23:52 AM EST
    A student rides his bicycle in the grass in front of Norris Hall, the site where 30 people were killed, on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - A small United States flag is displayed along with flowers at a plague located in the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    A small United States flag is displayed along with flowers at a plague located in the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 11:22:25 AM EST
    A small United States flag is displayed along with flowers at a plague located in the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - Edward Spencer Vice President of Student Affairs walks through the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Edward Spencer Vice President of Student Affairs walks through the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 11:21:10 AM EST
    Edward Spencer Vice President of Student Affairs walks through the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - A Virginia Tech student places a flower at one of the 32 stones at the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    A Virginia Tech student places a flower at one of the 32 stones at the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 11:18:47 AM EST
    A Virginia Tech student places a flower at one of the 32 stones at the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - Two members of the Virginia Tech faculty and a student observe a moment of silence at the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Two members of the Virginia Tech faculty and a student observe a moment of silence at the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 11:17:12 AM EST
    Two members of the Virginia Tech faculty and a student observe a moment of silence at the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)
  •  - Plummer, Assistant Provost shares a hug with a fellow faculty member at the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Plummer, Assistant Provost shares a hug with a fellow faculty member at the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

    Posted: 4/16/2012 11:15:28 AM EST
    Ellen Plummer (R), Assistant Provost shares a hug with a fellow faculty member at the April 16 memorial on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia April 16, 2012. Virginia Tech on Monday will mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest act of gun violence in modern U.S. history, a massacre that killed 32 people, prompted congressional action and spurred universities nationwide to enhance their alert systems. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION)