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Mass shooting stories must be reported at higher propensity

Mass shooting stories must be reported at higher propensity

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, DaeQuan Fitzgerald

September 7, 2018

For many school systems across the country, the 2018-2019 academic year has just began. But sadly in today’s America, it would not come as a shock to anyone if a first-year walked into their college, high school or even middle school for the first time and feared that they could lose their life at...

Etsuo’s Corner: baseball, guns, Japan

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

In this week’s column, I would like to share concepts and issues that I have contemplated recently. There been some topics in the news that have surprised me and made me think about the issue. In addition, in my personal life, I also have developed some opinions which I would like to discuss in this...

Students come together to fight gun violence

March for Our Lives Greensboro

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

March 30, 2018

Despite the cold rain and snow, a crowd of participants marched through downtown Greensboro on March 24 as part of the March For Our Lives event that occurred in 800 cities across the nation. The Greensboro march was organized entirely by students from local high schools in response to the Feb. 14 ...

Community responds to Parkland shooting

Shania Lao

Shania Lao, Staff Wrtier

March 28, 2018

“My head jerks now whenever I hear the announcements or fire alarms go off at school,” said 17-year-old Lexi Mousaw, a junior at Coral Springs High School in Florida. “I keep thinking that one day they’re going to tell us to hide, that this is a code red and not a drill.” Lexi is one of t...

Time is ticking for new gun control laws, for us

Parkland Gun-Control Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2018

Kalina Migliavasca saw her world change in just a matter of hours on Feb. 14, 2018. At 2:47 p.m., she received a text message from her youngest son, Noah. “Mom,” he wrote, “This is important.” She replied back asking what was happening, to which Noah only replied, “Look at the news.” Migliavasca...

NRA plays significant role in blocking legislation

Cartoon By Christopher Perez/Guilfordian

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

October 27, 2017

“Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” For years the National Rifle Association has been operating under this slogan, using its political power to propel into law regulations that strengthen the rights of gun-permit holders, while blocking those that don’t. I believe the NRA is a significant...

Staff Editorial: Discussing gun control is paramount to stopping future violence

Staff Editorial: Discussing gun control is paramount to stopping future violence

October 6, 2017

We, the Guilfordian Editorial board, are deeply saddened by the recent shooting in Las Vegas. The number of deaths strike a deep chord in our nation, and we mourn the loss of innocent life. We have grown up in an era in America where mass shootings are frequent. However, these tragedies shouldn’t be...

Everyone can agree: better age limits should be established for gun usage

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

To shoot or not to shoot? That is the question on which we cannot agree. Here’s what we do know: letting a 9-year-old girl shoot an automatic weapon is not a good idea. At a shooting range in Mohave, Arizona, on Aug. 25, one little girl with an automatic Uzi killed her instructor when she couldn’t...