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Guns in the hands of teachers don’t lead to safety

Guns in the hands of teachers don't lead to safety

By Andrew Chan, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

Imagine turning in a paper and seeing a gun on your teacher’s desk, or running to your next class and accidentally bumping into a police officer carrying a loaded gun. Due to the many incidents involving gun violence in schools, these frightening scenarios may soon become a reality. Recently, in Balt...

You oughta know

By Maher Kanwal and Sam Lawrence

April 30, 2013

INTERNATIONAL North Korea North Korea conducted a nuclear missile test on Dec. 12 in which an Unha-3 long range rocket-satellite was launched successfully. Ever since the test, North Korea has made  countless threats, creating a nervous South Korea, Japan and America. According to an April Washing...

Virginia shooting draws attention to local gun laws

By Emma Crutchfield, Senior Writer

April 30, 2013

CHS students have heard about 16-year-old Caleb Gordley who went out drinking with his friends in Sterling, VA March 16. At the end of the evening, he accidentally walked into the wrong house. The owners of the house shot and killed him. In the midst of a national conversation about gun rights and restric...

Violence highlights need for stricter gun control laws

By Guransh Singh and Jared Saltzberg

March 4, 2013

In December 1998, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold of Columbine High School obtained three weapons from a friend who acquired them at a gun show from an unlicensed vendor. Harris and Klebold went on a shooting spree, killing 12 students and one teacher, injuring another 23 people and mentally scarring...

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