NIU Students Return after Shooting

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Students at Northern Illinois University are heading back to classes today - just 10 days after a deadly campus shooting.

Five students died when a former graduate student stormed in a classroom armed with a gun.

But the university faculty and students are vowing to move on.

More than 12,000 people gathered last night for a vigil honoring the victims.

"The enormous outpouring of love we've experienced this past week reminds us that this community, this state, this nation and this world are connected to each other in fundamental and unchanging ways," said NIU President John Peters.

Students also felt the support.

"It's gonna be tough, but we're gonna get through it," one student said.

Extra police and hundreds of counselors are on hand as the students return to campus.

But the building where the shooting took place remains closed.

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