Eleven years have passed since September 11, 2001, the largest attack in recent history on American soil. Students described their memories of the attack in a single word: tragedy.
Most students currently enrolled at UT were in elementary school that early September morning but still remember the day well.
John Sikes, sophomore in mechanical engineering, was in third grade at a school on a military base in South Korea.
"To me at the time, it was just a day off of school," said Sikes. "Then I saw the video of the towers collapsing and continued on to realize the magnitude ...