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Cops Call Crook’s Creators

Clara Wheeler, Cub Scout
March 9
Filed under Humor

Due to the recent ineffectiveness of gun control laws to keep dangerous firearms out of the hands of criminals, police all around the country have started taking more drastic measures to keep the streets safe. In a new act, police are calling criminals’ mothers to let them know what their children...

The Great Gun Debate

The Great Gun Debate

Olivia Gilbert, Feature Editor
November 3
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Gun control has been one of the most contentious issues in the 2016 election cycle. Increased awareness of police violence against communities of color, near daily mass shootings, and the alarming figure of 33,000 annual firearm deaths in the U.S. have infused the question of gun policy with renewed urgency and hei...

Lives of Black Youth Are Disposable in America

Lives of Black Youth Are Disposable in America

Gladys Gitau
February 27
Filed under OPINION, Opinion Highlight

In light of recent mass shootings, it seems as if America is really adamant on preventing the slaughter of innocent lives. No one wants to see the horrific stories of young children dying on their morning news. Except young innocent children have been dying and continue to die even as we "recover" from Sandy ...

Gun Violence Research Requires Parity to Avoid Hypocrisy

Blair Hanley Frank
February 7
Filed under OPINION

In the wake of the tragic shootings in Newtown, it seems there's one thing almost everyone in Washington can agree on: We need more research into the effects of violent video games. National Rifle Association representative Wayne LaPierre targeted games in his bizarre post-Newtown rant, and President...

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