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“Newtown” Highlights the Aftermath of Mass Shootings

“Newtown” Highlights the Aftermath of Mass Shootings

By Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large

October 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In a stunningly poignant portait of grief, Kim A. Snyder's documentary of the Sandy Hook shooting brings us back to the awful fact that the events that day were not just a stunning addition to a saddening statistic, but real people who lost their lives.

Columbine anniversary should inspire revisitation of gun laws

Columbine anniversary should inspire revisitation of gun laws

April 21, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On April 20, 1999, the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado shocked the nation and ignited a fierce debate about the Second Amendment that has raged in Congress and state legislatures ever since. Fifteen years after two armed students took 13 lives and then their own, this country continues...

Excessive gunman coverage fuels murder

Excessive gunman coverage fuels murder

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  Recent developments involving the communications of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter have surfaced, reviving the debate on how much press should be afforded to the perpetrators of  heinous crimes. On Dec. 14, 2012, a deranged gunman rampaged through the Newtown, Conn., school, sensele...

New city project seeks to honor Newtown victims

February 22, 2013


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Twenty-six playgrounds built in honor of elementary school massacre New Jersey’s largest firefighter union, the Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association, is building 26 playgrounds through storm-ravaged areas to memorialize the lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The initiative,...

Like most issues, Sandy Hook catalyzes a debate when it’s too late

Like most issues, Sandy Hook catalyzes a debate when it’s too late

January 17, 2013


Filed under Opinion

I was a wreck the day of the Sandy Hook massacre. I broke down. I imagine most of the country was going through much of the same. And as we collectively began to pick up the pieces, we vowed that something had to change. People had reached their tipping point. We hadn’t after Columbine or Virginia Tech...

NYU community gathers to hold vigil for Newtown victims

NYU community gathers to hold vigil for Newtown victims

December 18, 2012


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Over a hundred students and staff members filled the grand staircase in the NYU Kimmel Center Monday evening to hold a vigil for the victims of the tragic shooting last week in Newtown, Connecticut. Yael Shy, director of the Mindfulness project at generic cialis online NYU, helped organize the even...