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When Can We Stop Writing These Headlines

FCC was rocked by reports of a possible shooting threat on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Campus police later found no credible threat, but the possibility of the threat, and the proximity of that possibility, made students anxious all the same.

Story By: The Editorial Board

August 28, 2019

In El Paso, three weeks ago, a man with a gun opened fire in a Walmart, murdering 22 people, on August 3. Twenty-four were injured. Just over 12 hours later, another nine people were shot and killed in Dayton, Ohio. Both shooters were in their twenties, and both were young men. A week before, in July,...

School Walkouts Are Not a Trend

Photo from the Seattle City Council.

Story By: Stefanie Verdugo Tholen, Reporter

April 3, 2018

On March 14, 2018, students all over the United States walked out of class to protest against gun violence. When following this movement I had to wonder how many students were actually walking out because they truly want to be part of something monumental and truly protest against gun violence or...

I Will Not Live in Fear of Mass Shootings

I Will Not Live in Fear of Mass Shootings

Story By: Anthony De Leon, Reporter

October 25, 2017

On Oct. 1, 58 innocent people were killed and hundreds of others were injured while attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The bullets that took the lives of those festival goers came from above, and now the fear of being a sitting target at an open-air festival should cros...

No Hope For Stricter Gun Control in Our Age

Illustration by Frank Lopez

Story By: Frank Lopez, Opinion Editor

October 10, 2017

Unfortunately, as it is too often reported, there has been another mass shooting. A 64-year-old white man shot into a crowd of people attending a country music festival from his room in a hotel on the Las Vegas strip, and then of course, shot himself. Current toll of people killed: 59. It w...

Is “Sending Thoughts and Prayers” an Appropriate Response to Tragedies?/Con


Story By: Frank Lopez, Opinion Editor

October 10, 2017

Yet again, another tragedy has plagued a certain corner of the world—and our eyes are focused on it. Whether the tragedy results from a natural disaster -- an earthquake or hurricane or is man-made -- some guy, armed to the teeth, killing 58 and wounding hundreds more -- people on Facebook, Twitter a...

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