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The harrowing thoughts of an elementary school teacher

By Thea Klever September 10, 2022

I got the news while my kids were at recess, and my heart stopped. I walked outside to pick them up and was immediately swarmed with hugs and little hands that wanted to hold mine. 15 little voices started...

Words like bullets

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor March 27, 2019

On Dec. 7, 2018, at Lake Brantley High School (LBHS) in Altamonte Spring, Florida., students were at lunch when the intercom announced a “Code Red” drill, simulating an active shooter lockdown. The...

Gun Violence is not Synonymous with Mental Illness

Gun Violence is not Synonymous with Mental Illness

By Meghan Park, Hawkeye Staff March 20, 2018

With the talk of gun control heating up after the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, many people have targeted mental illness as the main problem. However, talk of mental illness, especially...

Why arguments against gun control are flawed

Why arguments against gun control are flawed

By Hawkeye editorial November 5, 2014

In the wake of the horrific shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School, many took to social media to share opinions regarding gun control and school shootings. While it’s easy to regurgitate ubiquitous...

Shame on the U.S. Senate for rejecting new gun laws

By Will Khadivi April 22, 2013

More than 3,500 people have died in the United States because of gun violence since the Dec. 14 slaughter of 20 schoolchildren and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. Even with these...

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