Craig Heyward, the star running back for the University of Pittsburgh, was charged today with fighting with police officers who were investigating a campus shooting.
The campus shooting allowed scientists to see what happened after a shared, independently verified event.
The episode is significant because it marks the first test of a university's response to a campus shooting following the Virginia Tech shootings in April 2007.
On April 20, 2007, English Field hosted the first on-campus athletic event after the campus shootings of April 16th.
Most recently, he covered several national stories for NewsOne, including the deadly campus shootings at Northern Illinois University, and last month's string of tornadoes that ravaged the southern U.S.
Student shot video of campus shooting.
The amazing thing is how familiar campus shootings have become.
And, he said, state legislation adopted in the wake of campus shootings around the country requires strict security measures, including close monitoring of all visitors.
A study of college students before and after a campus shooting has helped to pinpoint genes that may have a role in determining whether or not a person will develop lasting psychological problems after trauma.
In the coverage, this result is treated as confirmation that despite sensational campus shootings, in fact the risk of school violence is on the decline.