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San Bernardino: An act of violence sheds light on greater idea

Patrick Holmes
April 19, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Gun violence has voraciously spread across the country and in the past few years, has been the center of media attention yet, it seems that very little has been done to prevent it. Although school shootings are not new, they have grown in frequency, with the latest occurrence in a San Bernardino, CA element...

Indictment of reckless cop a welcome check on power

Sam Humphrey
February 18, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Horrific details surrounding the shooting of Akai Gurley came to light last week at the indictment of the New York City police officer who shot him. Officer Peter Liang was indicted by a grand jury on six charges for accidentally shooting and killing Gurley, an African-American man, in a Brooklyn...

Movie theater security fails to protect public from gun violence

Movie theater security fails to protect public from gun violence

Ally Johnson
January 23, 2014
Filed under Featured Stories, Opinion

During a screening of the new war drama Lone Survivor at a movie theater in Florida, a man was fatally shot by a retired police captain after the victim apparently would not stop texting. Curtis Reeves, a 71-year-old former Tampa police captain, has been charged with second-degree murder. The victim...

Gun violence still needlessly taking lives

Gun violence still needlessly taking lives

Ally Johnson
November 13, 2013
Filed under Featured Stories, Opinion

On July 20, 2012, 20 people were killed and 58 were wounded in an attack in Aurora, Colo. in a movie theater playing a midnight screening. It was devastating; it shook the public to know that such a scene could take place where people sat unsuspecting. It made it so when the warnings pop up before the...

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