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Gresik: Armed school resource officers present immediate relief to gun violence

Dylan Gresik, Columnist

May 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Dixon, Illinois and Santa Fe, Texas. Two towns and two high schools. Two ordinary school days and two different end results. These towns — roughly 1,000 miles apart — took divergent turns vis-à-vis the epidemic of gun...

Sainati: Gun reform must go beyond NRA, Second Amendment

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 4, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

In the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that resulted in thedeath of 17 people, many corporations such as Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Hertz and Enterprise have moved away from their support for the National Rifle Association. Whether through ending specia...

Kang: It’s time to re-evaluate the culture we live in

Will Kang, Op-Ed Contributor

February 20, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

As a country, we were shaken once more by another egregious outburst of terroristic violence when a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and murdered 17 people in cold blood. What followed afterwards has been a ...

Letter to the Editor: It is time for us to act for Parkland

February 19, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

We know them all by name. Columbine, Newtown and Orlando are just a few. Last Wednesday, another place was added to this list: Parkland, Florida, my hometown. I’ll be the first to admit that past shootings in the United...

Cook County task force to identify techniques for reducing gun violence casualties

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

February 22, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Cook County has convened a new gun violence task force directed at recommending realistic policies on gun violence reduction. The first meeting, on Tuesday, was focused on data sharing between law enforcement entities. One...