PLU Sends Thoughts and Sympathy to Northwest Colleges Coping with Recent Tragedies
TACOMA, Wash. (Oct. 2, 2015)—Pacific Lutheran University students and staff gathered outside Leraas Hall in the Rieke Science Center on Oct. 2. to write and sign sympathy cards for the communities of North Seattle College and Umpqua Community College.
Five students of North Seattle College were killed Sept. 24 in a collision involving an amphibious tour vehicle and a bus in Seattle; 50 people were sent to area hospitals.
Nine people, including several first-year students and a teacher, were killed by a gunman at Umpqua Community College on Oct. 1. Seven other people were wounded in the attack in Roseburg, about 180 miles south of Portland.