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Mental illness and gun control: Is it to blame for mass shootings?

March 7, 2018 Opinion 1 Comment

When mass shootings, especially school shootings, occur in the United States, gun advocates always blame the shooter’s mental issues while the opposing side chooses gun control laws as a solution. Immediately after the mass shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Fl, I couldn’t help but notice my far-right Facebook friends ...

27 dead, dozens injured in Texas shooting

November 5, 2017 News

A shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas has left at least 27 dead and dozens injured, according to Wilson County Commissioner Albert Gamez Jr. via the San Antonio Current. The shooter has not been identified as of yet, and is reportedly dead after a car chase north into Guadalupe County. It ...

Gun debate once again in deadlock

October 17, 2017

*They, Them, Their are used as preferred gender identification* Travis Anthony always had three weapons with them at all times in Afghanistan and Iraq. A former forward observer for the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division from 2000-2004, Anthony slept with their weapons, always loaded, and ready to engage if necessary. But, they said, the military ...

SF State alumna survives Las Vegas shooting

October 9, 2017 News

Last Monday morning, America woke to the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history after a gunman opened fire on the estimated 22,000 people attending a country music festival in Las Vegas, leaving 58 dead and nearly 500 injured. For one survivor, SF State alumna Christine Antekelian, ‘10, only one thought remained still amid the ...