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The Issue of Gun Control

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

March 6, 2018

Since the Valentine’s Day attack on Marjory Stoneman Douglas students left 17 dead, the polarizing issue of gun control has sprung up once again in the media. The eighteenth shooting of 2018 has resulted in many demanding legislative action to be taken in order to prevent the loss of more lives to indiv...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

March 5, 2018

A gunman identified as Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School located in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14. Cruz used an AR-15 assault rifle to shoot students in hallways and classrooms. This action resulted in 17 deaths, with the ages of victims ranging from 14 to 49 years old. Cruz w...

Mass Shootings

Alexis Gutierrez, Writer

December 20, 2017

305 people, including 27 children, were murdered and 125 people were injured while worshipping, on Friday, November 24 at an Al Rawda mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai region.   This terrorist attack happened in the district that is one of the three major areas of the Sufi-Muslim religion; the Sufis...

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