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    Full Story[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB121124048245705393-C6h0S850XJ7I9GwIiHnkNxBWxls_20080619.html?

    Schools Struggle With Dark Writings
    In the Wake of Virginia Tech Killings,
    Colleges Weigh Students' Safety vs. Free Speech
    By ELIZABETH BERNSTEIN
    May 20, 2008; Page A16

    When Steven Barber turned in a short story this semester for his creative-writing class at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, his instructor was alarmed. The 23-year-old student had produced an imagined account of someone on the edge of a violent breakdown, touching on suicide and murder.

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