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School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

October 29, 2018

With school shootings and terror threats making a daily appearance on the news nowadays, schools are facing increasing pressure to develop new safety protocols that are effective an...

On March 14, 2018, Carlmont students walked out of class in solidarity with gun violence victims and survivors.

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

April 5, 2018

What do a smile, a wave, a "hello," and an offer to be someone's partner in a group project all have in common? None of them have ever stopped a school shooting from occurring. After...

A group of people protesting following the Las Vegas massacre, that killed 50 and injured hundreds.

Who is really at fault for mass shootings

February 23, 2018

Valentine’s day. A day filled with hearts, joy, and lots of candy. At least that is how the day should have gone for the residents of Parkland, Florida, a small town near Pa...

School Resource Officer Brian Vogel looks over the Big Five on his computer.

Schools prepare for the worst in aftermath of shootings

October 6, 2015

Mass shootings at schools are no longer the rare occurrence they once were. They have become something that people are constantly hearing about from the media, leaving many to...

Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ronald Johnson was asked to take over policing of Ferguson, as a tactical shift to reduce the violence

Tensions rise in Ferguson with shootings of two police officers

March 18, 2015

Two police officers were shot in the middle of riots in Ferguson, Missouri on Thursday morning. Both officers sustained severe wounds but were not in critical condition. On...

Students are escorted from Berrendo Middle School following the shooting, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.

Shootings become day to day events

January 14, 2014

The second United States shooting incident this week has occurred, and it is only Tuesday. Monday afternoon in Wesley Chapel, Florida a man and his wife were shot in a movie ...

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