Tag: school shooting

Student Walkouts in Response to Parkland, Florida Shooting: How Different School Districts Are Responding

An image of student walkouts in response to stoneman douglas high school shooting

In the days and weeks since the horrifying tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School where the lives of 17 individuals were cut short, America has become divided over how little government regulation exists on gun control, and on the National Rifle Association’s questionable practices and collusion involving elected officials.   Among those advocating for stronger… Read More

Possible Outcomes of the Parkland, Florida Shooting

Shooting At High School In Parkland, Florida Injures Multiple People

As heartbreaking as it is to say, on Valentine’s Day, a 19-year-old former student of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida entered his alma mater and proceeded to murder 17 people, many of whom were innocent teenage students. As with previous massacres, several questions and hypotheses have come up surrounding the shooter, with particular… Read More

Kent State, 45 years later: A history of American civil disobedience

The Ohio National Guard throws cans of smoke into a crowd of protesters at Kent State 45 years ago.

The phrase “school shooting” conjures a very specific image among 21st century Americans: the lone gunman, mental illness, and national outcry over gun control. Years ago, this was not necessarily the case. One of the most famous massacres on school grounds occurred at the hands of our very own government following protests and the American… Read More

FSU Reopens Library Doors After School Shooting

Early last Thursday, a gunman opened fire in Florida State University’s Strozier Library in the midst of midterm exam preparation. The incident left three victims injured, and hundreds of students hiding behind bookshelves.   University and Tallahassee officers met gunman Myron May outside the library within minutes of reported gunfire. He was asked to drop… Read More