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March for Our Lives protest

March for our lives

Editorial Board March 28, 2018

An unprecedented 187,000 students have been exposed to gun violence since the deadly shooting at Columbine High School in 1999. According to the Washington Post, there has been an average of 10 school...

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The reality of the situation

Peyton Dillberg February 21, 2018

We hear almost immediately after acts of evil that, “something must be done,” and it has to be done now. Of course, this is almost never the case. We exist in this paradigm where after a sick and demented...

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Why can’t we all just be decent?

Justice Lovin November 15, 2017

In the past month, news cycles have taken a break from presidential politics to present distressing reports on gun violence. The focus is on mass shootings, and the widespread sexual assault and harassment...

The FBI searches the premises of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs after Sunday’s shooting.
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Church Massacre

Samuel De Leon November 8, 2017

26 people dead after gunman opens fire on First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs In what Texas Governor Greg Abbott called the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history, 26 people died after a gunman...

Vigil held in Las Vegas to concert shooting victims. Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

This is protest

Ben Shirani October 25, 2017

A few weeks after the tragic shooting in Las Vegas, where over 50 people died at the hands of gun violence, The Paisano printed a front page article that included the following statement: “While some...

Violence and Masculinity

Justice Lovin October 11, 2017

Part of the horror of mass shootings is their apparent arbitrariness. Unlike sanctioned violence—shootings by the military or police—mass shootings leave people thinking “that could have happened...

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