publication date: Thursday, June 14, 2007 (part of Round XXX)

category: Crime

clue: On April 16, we were all Hokies.

explanation: On April 16, 2007, Cho went on a shooting rampage at Virginia Tech, home of the Hokies football team. It became the deadliest school shooting in American history, inspiring widespread sympathy. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Mihai Rusu, Jackie Mason, Wendy Hampson, Adrianne Rodgers, Melissa Anderson, Kerry Odell, Justin Hampson, Joy Dunn, and Phyllis Persun

trivia: Scott didn't want to let a newsworthy figure like Cho pass without mention in the game, but he also didn't want to trivialize the massacre with a silly goo, so he opted for a black X instead.


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