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Students, staff, contemplate merits of arming teachers, other school staff

Pranav Jothirajah

May 23, 2019

On March 32, the Florida House committee passed Bill 1253 which would allow teachers to arm themselves on campus if the local school boards approve it. The passing of this bill follows states like Texas and Utah, which have let teachers arm themselves in an attempt to further school safety and the ...

Carmel police arrest two students in connection with social media threats

Carmel police arrest two students in connection with social media threats

February 20, 2018

According to Amy Dudley and Roger McMichael, interim superintendents of Carmel Clay Schools, two students were arrested on Feb. 19 in connection with gun threats posted on the social media app, Snapchat. Dudley and McMichael's message is posted below: Good evening, In our ongoing desire to keep you...

The Gun Issue

The Gun Issue

feature

April 24, 2014

Gun legislation spurs controversy. As the NRA convention occurs in Indiana tomorrow, HiLite examines the stories behind both sides of the argument. Guns are the tools, not the problem. Guns are created for violence....

Take a stand. Students must recognize and combat legislation allowing guns at schools.

Take a stand. Students must recognize and combat legislation allowing guns at schools.

perspectives

April 24, 2014

On April 15, 2013, this school’s administration enacted a security system in which students must press a button and provide visual and verbal identification before they can be admitted into the school building. This is one of many new measures taken by schools across the nation to ensure student safety, ...

A Beautiful Mind. Erase the stigma about mental health to stop shooting tragedies.

A Beautiful Mind. Erase the stigma about mental health to stop shooting tragedies.

perspectives

January 24, 2013

Only a couple of hours had passed after gunman Adam Lanza claimed 26 lives at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School and became national news when the topic of gun control became a central focus of the tragedy. As debates on gun control have reigned on since the Dec. 14 tragedy, another equally...