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Editorial: Shift conversation to guns

Editorial: Shift conversation to guns

September 4, 2019

One month ago, a murderer fired at the Gilroy Garlic Festival killing three and injuring thirteen. More than nameless numbers, they were loved. They were family. They were us. For many of us here, going to school just an hour away, it’s a jarring wake up call. One that said, “the problem has come ...

Gen Z Rises: Mass shootings push students to stand up and speak out

Gen Z Rises: Mass shootings push students to stand up and speak out

by Alysa Suleiman and Varsha Rammohan

August 28, 2019

Fifteen-year-old Adrian Palomares flees from yet another result of America’s growing gun problem: the Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting, which left three dead and 13 injured on July 28. Six days later, a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, was the next victim of gun violence. Less than 24 hours ...

Police investigating aftermath of Gilroy shooting

Police investigating aftermath of Gilroy shooting

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter

July 29, 2019

Adrian Palomares, 15, was volunteering yesterday at the Garlic Ice Cream booth, where he was about to watch a performance. Then he heard the first shots being fired. “I was sitting down near the stage where there’s usually people around the corner, and I hear what I thought was firecrackers,”...

Shots Fired: America tackles its growing gun problem

Shots Fired: America tackles its growing gun problem

by Eric Fang and Varsha Rammohan

December 7, 2018

Moorpark College student Noel Sparks was spending her evening at Borderline Bar & Grill’s college country and line dancing night when a man dressed in dark clothes opened fire on the crowd with a pistol equipped with an extended magazine, according to witness accounts. Sparks, along with 11...

Mass shooting kills 11 at Pittsburgh synagogue

Mass shooting kills 11 at Pittsburgh synagogue

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

November 5, 2018

A man shot and killed 11 congregants and wounded seven people at the Tree of Life Congregation, a Pittsburgh synagogue, on Oct. 27. Law enforcement identified the man as 46-year-old Robert Bowers. Bowers, who had previously posted anti-Semitic media on social media, has been charged on 29 federal...

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