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April 16 Rotunda Roundup - Keep the Hokies in Your Thoughts

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Six years ago, one of the most devastating shootings in US history occurred on the campus of Virginia Tech. Let's not forget that while we are rivals in the classroom, we are family outside of it. Here's the rest of today's Rotunda Roundup.

Geoff Burke

Statewide moment of silence Tuesday for VA Tech shootings | WTVR.com
While we like to ruffle the feathers (pun intended) of our Hokie friends at Virginia Tech, there is absolutely nothing more important than remembering the victims of the 2007 shooting that took place six years ago today. A moment of silence will take place throughout the state in remembrance of the victims. In the wake of the events in the Boston Marathon yesterday, let's all be grateful for what we have and never take life for granted.

Terrell Growing Into Bigger Role at Wideout - VIRGINIASPORTS.COM - The University of Virginia Official Athletic Site
With a number of young receivers waiting to showcase their potential on the gridiron, rising junior Dominique Terrell knows he'll have to step up to stay on the field. The versatile slot receiver has bulked up and is ready to expand his role as one of the team's top playmakers.

Basketball Predictions: 2013-14 Preview: ACC

With the additions of Syracuse, Notre Dame, and Pittsburgh next basketball season, the stakes in the ACC will be higher than ever. But that's not stopping some to predict the Virginia Cavaliers will finish among the top of the conference. Personally, I say we make it through the football season before getting caught up in all of this.

UVA football player from Bluefield donates stem cells to save a life » Local News » Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Some people like to think of their heroes as sports figures that reside in the confines of a basketball court or a baseball field, but this isn't reality. People like UVA football player David Marrs, who donated stems cells to help save a life, are real heroes, and deserve more recognition than a quick shout-out in the Rotunda Roundup.

SabreMail - 592

ICYMI, Paul Jesperson has played his last game as a Hoo. The Wisconsin native has been granted a transfer, and SabreMail explains why that may be a smart move.