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Twenty years since the Columbine High School Massacre: where are we now?

Twenty years since the Columbine High School Massacre: where are we now?
In a struggle to grasp the root cause of school shooting frequencies, solutions are irresolute
April 20, 2019

Numb to Atrocities

Numb to Atrocities
MVHS students reflect on increasing trends of desensitivity to gun violence
April 10, 2019

early 1,995 mass shootings have occurred in America between the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in December of 2014 and April 1, 2019, Vox reports. America’s rate of mass shootings has been on the rise...

Response to New Zealand shooting sets precedent for U.S.

Response to New Zealand shooting sets precedent for U.S.
Our country's inclination towards thoughts and prayers
March 24, 2019

Game of fear

Game of fear
Students describe the experience and impact of receiving hoax threats
May 23, 2018

Fifth period had just begun when Palo Alto HS senior Julia Qiao heard the announcement about a lockdown. She quickly took action, reaching for the lock block in her classroom that would keep the door closed....

Numbing the horror: Becoming densensitized to shootings

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place bouquets of flowers at a memorial for the victims of the terrorist attack at the Pulse nightclub, at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando, Fla., June 16, 2016. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
Americans are becoming desensitized to shootings
October 15, 2017
Americans are becoming desensitized to shootings

Hear it from a pro: Sophomore Zachary Chow’s path to competitive archery

Hear it from a pro: Sophomore Zachary Chow’s path to competitive archery
October 12, 2017

Additional reporting by Emma Lam. ophomore Zachary Chow was only seven years old when he shot his first arrow. While attending a church retreat at Camp Koinonia near Santa Cruz, Chow noticed the camp’s...

Safety in numbers

Safety in numbers
October 6, 2011

Wednesday morning, Cupertino was catapulted into the headlines. The Lehigh Cement Factory shooting jolted citizens out of their shells of security. Everyone had one question on their minds.What happened...

Students asked to stay home on Oct. 5 due to “police activity”

Students asked to stay home on Oct. 5 due to
October 5, 2011

Police block off Stevens Creek avenue, while family of those in the cement factory wait for more news. Photos by Kevin Tsukii. Updated at 9:44 a.m. According to Mercury News, at around 7:20 a.m.,...

Duty calls for obsessive boys

Duty calls for obsessive boys
November 21, 2009

Hit video game "Call of Duty" has caused many boys to halt their lives My fellow girls, have you noticed something peculiar? Many of our high school men seem distant; perhaps they don't answer...

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