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Back to school PSA shows new reality of going to school

Back to school PSA shows new reality of going to school

Mia Lucido, Distribution Editor

October 1, 2019

Gun violence, especially in schools, is a prevalent topic in today’s society. The Sandy Hook Promise Organization put out a video PSA entitled “Back to School Essentials” urging viewers to know the signs to help end gun violence. The video shows students using school supplies to protect and save themselves in a scho...

EIC Column: marching makes a major difference

EIC Column: marching makes a major difference

Ellie Faeth, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018

Dating all the way back to 1941, marching in protests on the streets of Washington D.C. (among many other state capitols) have become highly publicized, popular events, especially in recent years. These types of protests are extremely important in today’s society, as they were since 1941, and actua...

Obama needs tougher gun laws

Obama needs tougher gun laws

Brian Jaap, Layout Editor

November 18, 2015

The spectrum is extremely wide when it comes to the control of firearms. For centuries, people have had differing views on whether a person's firearms should be controlled by the people or if the government should make sure the people owning guns are safe. This subject is an extremely important topi...

Teachers should be armed for student protection

Teachers should be armed for student protection

Ross Stickler

November 29, 2013

With two more school shootings added to the 11 previously this year, students across the country are looking for answers as to why school shootings still happen. None of the teachers involved in any of these shootings were armed.  Most, if not all, of these school shootings could have been avoided by h...

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