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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...

Talking about Guns

Talking about Guns

Hannah Bartman, Feature Editor
October 28
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Growing up in a suburb on the outskirts of LA County did not give me extensive immersion into the world of guns. My parent’s interest in the Quaker society and Zen meditation probably didn’t help much either. With this in mind, it’s easy to understand my surprise when, in my first-year at Whitm...

Investigation of Waitsburg Road Shooting Concludes, No Charges Filed

Emily Lin-Jones
February 14
Filed under Breaking News, NEWS

An investigation into last week's shooting incident on Lower Waitsburg Road has turned up evidence that the shots fired were not intended to hit or warn the students who heard them while running. "We found no legal violations from these guys that were out there [shooting]," said Barry Blackman, chief...

Whitman Gun Club takes another shot

Evan Taylor
October 18
Filed under NEWS

"Pull!" yells junior Kemper Brightman. A bright orange, bio-degradable clay pigeon flies out of the trap and––bam! A shot is fired from the shotgun and the clay shatters into countless little pieces over the trap field. Whitman's Trap Shooting Club met for the first time this year Saturday, ...

The Judge splatters justice in “Dredd”

Nathan Fisher
September 27
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Although sticking with three-dimensional viewing again this week, I decided to shake up the movie genres and traded last week's bubbles of "Finding Nemo" joyfully popping off the screen for the major blood and guts splattering on at least the first three rows of the theater watching "Dredd." "Dredd" was almost 100 minutes of blood, viole...

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