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Eric Durland3 days ago
Mass Shootings
The one thing I most disagree with Bernie Sanders on—a man who I wholeheartedly stand behind regardless of the matter—is his stance on gun legislation. Because, the blatant truth to at least one man, ...
Whitney Alese7 days ago
What Is Up With White Men and Mass Shootings?
This story has been updated following the recent 2019 Mass Shootings. I am going to come out and address the proverbial elephant in the mass shooting room: what is up with all of the White guys commit...
Courtney Lowry9 days ago
What I Learned from Not Taking Active Shooter Drills Seriously in Elementary School
With recent tragedies, like the double mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso this last weekend, we’ve come to realize that the world is no longer cozy and safe. Baby boomers, like my grandma, easily re...
Erika Farrah10 days ago
Guns in America
After the latest massacre here in America, I feel it is time for yet another piece on my feelings. Yes, this time it was not in a synagogue, like my first article about this controversial topic, but I...
Elric Pankston 10 days ago
The Normalization of Extreme Violence
Extremism and all the other -isms that exist out there are not usually pretty things. They instigate us, embroil us, and fuel us with unhealthy emotions: for most of us, rage (at the idiocy of the fun...
Vaden Chandler10 days ago
The Heroism Resulting from the El Paso Walmart Shooting
These are some very dark times indeed for El Paso, Texas, and our thoughts and prayers definitely go out to all who have been affected by the shooting at the Walmart there. We could discuss the shoote...
Paige Graffunder10 days ago
Stand, and Be True
TRIGGER WARNING: Mentions of gun violence, concentration camps, mental illness, sexual assault, torture, inhumane conditions. Before I begin, I would like to take a moment, to acknowledge the victims ...
Political Fear - Let's Be Honest!
Honestly, where do we even begin? There's been a weight of fear and sadness that overcame me, and what seems to be the rest of the world. Rather or not you want to believe that social media has a part...
Kacie Turton11 days ago
Where Is 'Safe'?
Dear Vocal Readers, Oh, safety, it seems to be a thing of the past in today's society. At this point mass shootings are just a regular occurrence in the US, which is beyond morbid. To become desensiti...