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“Joker”: A Source of Controversy On and Off the Silver Screen

Even before hitting theatres, the
October 6, 2019

In the weeks leading up to its release, “Joker”, written and directed by Todd Phillips  has opened doors to floods of criticism due to its glamorization of mass killings. Warner Bros., the studio...

Brady United- Hope for Change!

Kisa Shapiro presents her End Family Fire project to students at Coral Gables High School in Sep. 2019.
September 15, 2019

Working across Congress, courts and communities, the group Brady Against Gun Violence, headed by Sarah Brady, has traveled around the country to inform students about the terrifying dangers of unsecured...

Why Video Games Are Not To Blame

The popularity of video games calls into question whether or not they are causing violence.
August 17, 2019

In the wake of the latest shooting in Dayton, Ohio - one of the seventeen deadly mass shootings this year - Americans are trying to find a cause for the epidemic of violence. However, many people are quick...

Arming Teachers Is the Opposite of a Real Solution

In a controversial issue that has divided legislators, educators and students alike, the population contemplates the possibility of armed teachers and staff on school grounds.
August 11, 2019

Schools should be considered welcoming environments where students can learn safely and peacefully. However, since the beginning of 2019, there have been more than 57 school shootings in the United States,...

Will the El Paso Shooting Be the Last Straw?

A couple mourns the fallen victims of the  El Paso shooting.
August 8, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, just minutes after 10:30 A.M., a 21-year-old male walked into a Walmart in El Paso, Texas and began to open fire on civilians. With the number of fatalities recently being updated...

The Game that Brought Tragedy to Jacksonville

Students at CGHS protesting from tighter gun control during the 2017-2018 school year.
September 2, 2018

On Aug. 26, 2018, Jacksonville's Gaming tournament turned into one of the most devastating days of the participants' lives. The players were competing for the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to...

Inspirational Athletes Protest Gun Violence

Miami Heat guard, Dwyane Wade, visits Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
April 7, 2018

The movement promoting national gun control laws is one that has been gaining a lot of momentum in America lately. Horrific mass shootings have prompted reactions from all types of people and have induced...

Many Marches, One Message–March for Our Lives Around the World

Gables students attend the Washington D.C. March for Our Lives event.
March 29, 2018

The March for Our lives was a massive protest against gun violence that took place in Washington D.C. and over 800 other cities around the world on Mar. 24, 2018. It was announced by survivors of the Marjory...

Colleges Stand With Student Activists

Students protesting in front of the Ralph Moore Building.
March 3, 2018

In the aftermath of the Parkland school massacre, students all over the United States walked out of their classes in order to exercise their right to peacefully protest. Various schools warned the students...

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