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Number of shootings in US sees jump

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Just this year, at least 14 school shootings have occurred in the U.S. By March 8, this totaled to an average of 1.5 shootings per week according to CNN. Compared to other developed countries, the U.S. has an unusually high rate of gun violence. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and...

PECS hosts Fleming Lecture Series to generate discussion about gun violence

Kelli Uresti, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

Gun violence is not something to be taken lightly; mass shootings, homicides and accidental child deaths are things we all hear about when it comes to guns. Community members gathered on April 24 for the annual Peace and Conflict Studies Fleming Lecture Series, “Gun Violence in America: Causes and...

Guns & anti-Semitism: a behind-the-scenes look at the Kansas City shooting

Guns & anti-Semitism: a behind-the-scenes look at the Kansas City shooting

C.J. Green, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

“Anti-Semitism has not and will not die if people like this still exist,” said junior Josh Weil. Could we please have a moment of silence for the deceased? Now, can we take another moment for the families involved? Amen. April 13, 2014, will now be a day of mourning for some and one of...

Gun control: Stopping the violence

Josh Barker, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

As a child, I lived in a rural part of Virginia where almost everybody I knew owned a gun. My family was one of the few that didn’t. Guns were a part of life that we had to deal with. I remember being told to wear orange during hunting season and to avoid accidentally wandering through the properties...