The United States has had a horrifying number of school shootings over the past 20 years, with what appears to have been a hike in incidents ever since the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 where 20 school children and six administrators were killed.
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In the wake of the recent school shooting that took the innocent lives of two Saugus High School students and injured three others, “Saugus Strong” were the words of encouragement echoing throughout the Santa Clarita community as they began to take their first steps towards healing.
The Route 91 Massacre took the lives of 58 people and injured nearly 500 others. On the second anniversary of the shooting, survivors are still on the path toward healing as they work through emotional and physical trauma.
Stores have recently taken it upon themselves to limit the growing gun violence. Walmart, America’s largest retailer, officially announced they will attempt to reduce its gun and ammunition sales Sept. 3.
The 2020 election is undoubtedly the most important election in my lifetime. This is a call to all students (and faculty) to become involved in the political process and help create a more inclusive and free society.
The United States has morphed into a place of constant fear, where the next place for a mass shooting could be anywhere; bullet-proof backpacks are now on back to school shelves, active shooter drills at school and in workplaces are standard, and educators are learning how to treat gunshot wounds.
In the Diaspora, we observe an eighth day of Passover, during which we celebrate the conclusion of a holiday that honors the Exodus and we say Yizkor, a memorial prayer for the deceased recited four times a year.
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.