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Stricter gun control laws are necessary for students safety

Stricter gun control laws are necessary for students safety

Sarah Hughes, Opinions Writing Editor

March 20, 2018

Following the Feb. 14 school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the national debate over gun control and school safety was again ignited. We as students currently feel fearful for our lives and for the lives of our peers. As a newspaper run by concerned studen...

After Parkland, community considers next steps

After Parkland, community considers next steps

Jason Altshuler, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2018

School started off normally for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School of Parkland, Broward County, FL, until, at approximately 2:20 p.m., 17 people were shot and killed with an AR-15 rifle. The tragedy has been sobering, the latest in a long chain of American school shootings, yet it has also sparked ...

NRA hinders congressional action on guns

NRA hinders congressional action on guns

Henry Peebles-Capin

December 8, 2015

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has exercised significant influence in recent elections. The NRA has lobbied to defeat a series of gun control bills, which were supported by the majority of Americans. A poll conducted by Quinnipiac University revealed that 92 percent of all voters, including 82 per...

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