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Within a week after the mass shootings that killed 49 in two New Zealand Mosques last month, New Zealand’s government changed the gun laws to prevent something like this from happening again.
Following the recent New Zealand mass shooting, Hijab Day, originally a Women’s History Month event, evolved to support the Muslim community during a time of mourning March 28 in the University Quad.
The Marjorie Stoneman Douglas school shooter had taken the lives of 17 students, faculty and staff members on Feb. 14, 2018.
Around 70 members of the La Verne community gathered on the grassy area in front of the University’s Chapel to show their solidarity with the Jewish and black communities in light of the tragedies of last week.
A bill is advancing toward the Assembly floor that would put one armed officer at every school campus in California, at the state’s expense.
The La Verne community gathered Saturday at Wheeler Park to honor Bonita High School alumna Jordyn Rivera, who was a victim in the October 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting.
The week after the Las Vegas shooting, Interim Campus Safety Director David Keetle sent a university-wide email with guidelines for what to do in an active shooter situation.
The mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, which killed 58 people and injured 489, has once again sparked heated debate on gun control laws. In response, right wing figures have told people to not “politicize tragedy.”
University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner lights a candle in honor of the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas.