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This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under News

Four months ago, I sat in the middle of the lunchroom, going through my Twitter and Snapchat. Suddenly, a friend of mine from Oakdale High School frantically texted me, “Someone’s about to shoot up our school.” Worriedly, I asked what was happening. She responded to me, “I left. My mom took m...

Do we need police officers in schools?

Do we need police officers in schools?

by Haley Barge, Reporter
December 15, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The role of school resource officers has been called into question with the events that have grabbed headlines and public attention. A South Carolina SRO forcibly grabbed and removed a 16-year-old female student from her desk and the classroom. The officer was videotaped using excessive force, but there are other events surro...

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