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Mass shooting at local bar in Kansas City

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 6, a shooting in Kansas City killed four and injured five at a local bar. Police have determined two possible suspects from eyewitness accounts, citing the motive as a fight that occurred only hours earlier at the same bar. Despite the severity of the incident and its nationwide coverage, a...

Community responds to Parkland shooting

Community responds to Parkland shooting

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

Time is ticking for new gun control laws, for us

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...

Letter to the Editor: In response to the shooting of three American Muslims

Audrey Berlowitz, Guest Writer

February 20, 2015

Though we may not yet know with certainty the killer’s motives in taking the lives of three young Americans, practicing Muslims in their prime, we do know the crime was not motivated by “an ongoing neighbor dispute over parking.” This initial statement released by Chapel Hill police is an insult...

Al-Shabaab turns Kenyan mall into a slaughterhouse

Renee Dehart, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

On Sept. 21, al-Shabaab insurgents stormed Nairobi’s Westgate mall, killing at least 72 and leaving 175 injured. Affiliated with al-Qaeda as of last year, al-Shabaab claims that the attack was in response to a prolonged Kenyan military presence in Somalia. Kenya first intervened militarily in 2011,...