Tragedy strikes in University High School.

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Tragedy strikes in University High School.

Post by Skull13 » Thu Oct 19, 2006 6:22 pm

This happened near my neighborhood. My brother was in the classrooms at the time. Thank God that he wasn't involved. Here's the lowdown. A student was killed, and it has affected a huge amount of people, even those who weren't involved.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University ... Orlando%29
http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/news_l ... abbed.html

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Post by Tiff » Thu Oct 19, 2006 7:36 pm

-_- all of that over some girl. God, what a senseless way to die.

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Post by SeiUsa » Thu Oct 19, 2006 8:22 pm

God, that is so sad. I can't beliEve how these things happen.

At least he's being tried as an adult, rather "oh ya I'm a minor I'm just a kid I didn't know any better blah blah blah"...

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There's more.

Post by Skull13 » Fri Oct 20, 2006 2:52 am

Well, according to the news, there will still be classes, but any and all important activities that were scheduled for the weekend have been canceled. My brother isn't too thrilled, nor too angry about any of this. Still, it's sad.

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Post by Jeff » Fri Oct 20, 2006 10:14 pm

I live in this area as well. I was surprised to hear University High School because from what I understand it is one of the better high schools in Orlando. This happened a week after a student was reported to have a gun on campus at my brother's high school.

What really pisses me off is that the whole thing is turned into a story about the Orange County School Board's Policies. The principal seemed remarkably unimpassioned. I can't help but suspect that the first thing these people think about is their own jobs.

Orlando is in a serious downward spiral of violence lately.

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Do you mean that the violence is increasing?

Post by Skull13 » Sat Oct 21, 2006 4:50 am

Jeff wrote:I live in this area as well. I was surprised to hear University High School because from what I understand it is one of the better high schools in Orlando. This happened a week after a student was reported to have a gun on campus at my brother's high school.

What really pisses me off is that the whole thing is turned into a story about the Orange County School Board's Policies. The principal seemed remarkably unimpassioned. I can't help but suspect that the first thing these people think about is their own jobs.

Orlando is in a serious downward spiral of violence lately.
:? Do you mean that the violence is increasing? :?
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Post by Sailor V » Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:51 am

With all of what is happening lately, it seems like it.
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Post by Jeff » Sat Oct 21, 2006 2:16 pm

I meant in Orlando, specifically. There have been more homicides than usual. It is still a much safer/cleaner place than many cities I am familiar with (like Daytona Beach).

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I can agree with you on that.

Post by Skull13 » Mon Oct 23, 2006 3:52 am

Jeff wrote:I meant in Orlando, specifically. There have been more homicides than usual. It is still a much safer/cleaner place than many cities I am familiar with (like Daytona Beach).
I can agree with you on that.
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