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Parkland one year anniversary calls for reflection on past year

Parkland one year anniversary calls for reflection on past year

Maya Brodows ’20, Lia Chen ’20 and Siri Kanter ’20

February 28, 2019

Kids play as school shooter in new “Active Shooter” video game

Kids play as school shooter in new “Active Shooter” video game

June 7, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20   A video game called “Active Shooter” was scheduled for release on June 6, but it was recalled after thousands of families spoke out in protest on May 29.   The video game plot goes as follows:  the player is a school shooter attacking students and teac...

Parkland shooting animation video reveals sequence of tragic events

Parkland shooting animation video reveals sequence of tragic events

May 11, 2018

By Maya Brodows '20 On April 24, Broward Sheriff’s Office released an animated video depicting the violent events of Feb. 14 in Parkland, Florida. The animation provides the first official account of gunman Nikolas Cruz’s movement through Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. It was creat...

Animation of Parkland shooting serves as reminder of loss

Animation of Parkland shooting serves as reminder of loss

May 4, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20   Since the shooting in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14th, I have suffered through every emotion. I have seen horrifying videos taken during the shooting, read the words of grieving students and watched as tears filled their eyes in remembrance. However, as time pa...

Administration limits rights of students to protest during walkout

Administration limits rights of students to protest during walkout

April 10, 2018

By Jack Dennison ’21   One month after the events in Parkland, students nationwide walked out of their school for 17 minutes to protest gun violence in schools. Videos of these walkouts surfaced all over social media, from students in New York City going onto the streets with signs prote...

Parkland victims relentlessly pursue change

Parkland victims relentlessly pursue change

March 26, 2018

By Ben Pearl '18   On Wed. February, 14, an armed gunman entered the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. After learning of the threat, Lori Alhadeff, mother of 14-year-old Alyssa, subconsciously felt that her daughter was hurt. She rushed to the school to find police tape and ...

Social media is a battleground for the Parkland students to enact change

Social media is a battleground for the Parkland students to enact change

March 22, 2018

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Staples students honor the victims of Parkland and encourage political activism in the March for Our Lives Walkout

Staples students honor the victims of Parkland and encourage political activism in the March for Our Lives Walkout

Eddie Kiev '20, Web News Editor

March 14, 2018

By Julia Rosier '18 and Eddie Kiev '20 Staples students participated in the nationwide walk-out on March 14 to honor the victims of Parkland, Florida and to advocate for political activism among students. The nationwide walkout was inspired by students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

Students have an obligation to get involved in gun safety debate

Students have an obligation to get involved in gun safety debate

March 6, 2018

Amelia Brown '18 Guns kill people. People kill people. The debate has come up, once again, about why America continues to have shooting after shooting after shooting. I know that it is not just one factor. Guns, mental health, culture, media and individual reasons all contribute to this epidemic. Bu...

Protect kids, not guns

Protect kids, not guns

Sophie Driscoll '19, Editor In Chief

March 4, 2018

    First, it was never again Columbine. Then, it was never again Virginia Tech. Then, it was never again Sandy Hook. Now, it’s never again Parkland.   The murder of 17 students and faculty members at a high school in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day marked the 18th...

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart implement tighter limits on gun sales starting Feb. 28

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart implement tighter limits on gun sales starting Feb. 28

March 3, 2018

By Ava Simunovic '20 Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods, two of the nation's leading gun sellers, took steps on Wednesday to restrict sales on firearms. Early Wednesday, Dick’s said that it was immediately ending sales on all assault-style rifles and high capacity magazines in its stores. Th...

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