Parkland: the aftermath

DENAE RABINETTE On February 14, 2018, former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Nikolas Cruz opened fire on his classmates with an AR-15 assault rifle. Seventeen people were killed in the shooting. In the wake of the terrible tragedy, the survivors from the Florida high school have started a nationwide movement to end gun violence. […]

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Salem Students on Gun Violence

*All views expressed in the opinion section are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Salemite VERITY WILCHER On Feb. 14, there was yet another school shooting in Parkland, Florida. There were 17 dead and 17 injured. This tragedy sparked yet another debate among Americans–should we be arming teachers? […]

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What to do in an Active Shooter Situation

DENAE RABINETTE In recent weeks, Public Safety’s Chief Batista has been conducting training sessions on the Salem College Active Shooter Response Plan. Areas like Salem’s campus are known as “soft targets,” which are places that have low security and thus are particularly vulnerable to attack. It is important to know what to do if something […]

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