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School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 and provide protection. Schools around the U.S. like Carlmont are working regularly to implement plans like these to ...

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top News

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 the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as students rose up and walked out of class on March 14, there...

Who is really at fault for mass shootings

Who is really at fault for mass shootings

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

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 Palm Beach County. Instead, Parkland’s local public school, Stoneman Douglas High School became the site of the ninth dead...

Schools prepare for the worst in aftermath of shootings

Schools prepare for the worst in aftermath of shootings

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under News

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 wonder about the viability of school security policies. On Oct. 1, Chris Harper-Mercer, allegedly killed nine and wounded...

Tensions rise in Ferguson with shootings of two police officers

Tensions rise in Ferguson with shootings of two police officers

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

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 March 16, 2015, Jeffrey Williams came forward admitting he fired the two shots that hit the officers; however he denied that...

Shootings become day to day events

Shootings become day to day events

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014


Filed under News

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 theater by a 71-year-old man after an argument over texting, killing the 43-year-old man, Chad Oulson. Come Tuesday morning,...

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