Nation unfazed after tragic shootings

Arjun Thakkar

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

It’s practically an expectation these days to pick up your smartphone, open your preferred news app, and bear witness to a provocative headline about a recent act of violence. News coverage has expanded to the point where...

Inconsistencies in Trump’s responses to tragedies shed light on double standard

Katie Kim

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

The recent stream of mass shootings and terrorist attacks, and the ways that President Donald Trump has responded to them, have created controversy. One of the duties of the President of the United States is to comfort the...

U.S. has highest rates of gun violence among developed countries

Jasmine Gonzalez

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

It is no secret that the United States has one of the highest rates of gun violence in the world. While it is definitely true that the difference is especially staggering in comparison with other highly developed and wealthy...

Laurie Dann’s 1988 school shooting hit close to home

Lexi Shoup

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

On May 20, 1988, Laurie Dann from Glencoe, Illinois executed a premeditated plan involving poison, an array of guns, and the New Trier community. Although these events occurred on May 20, they really began far earlier, deep...

Generation Z’s guide to talking about gun control

Rebecca Lee

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

Gun control is one of the most, if not the most, dividing issue in the contemporary United States. There are those who believe that the ownership and use of all guns is a constitutional right, while there are others who believe...

Conservation controversies in hunting for sport

Lexi Shoup

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

Soon after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) moved to lift former president Obama’s ban on the imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia, President Donald Trump tweeted his intentions to reverse the lifting...

The conservative side of gun ownership

Jesse McCauley

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

Gun control is yet another controversial topic that divides our country into two halves. Some argue for stricter gun laws, and some will argue for more lee way with guns. Typically, democrats are the ones lofting for harsher...

Our colors are blue and green for a reason

Arjun Thakkar

October 20, 2017

Filed under Examiner

Above the Physical Plant Services room, a sign states the mission of the department: “to operate and maintain a school second to none.” PPS is responsible for cleaning and maintenance on the two campuses. They work to facilitate...

I didn’t understand what global warming was. Good thing I do now

Mia Sherin

October 20, 2017

Filed under Examiner

On one rare occasion last year, I actually did my Spanish homework the night before it was due, rather than in the final thirty seconds of the passing period. That’s right, bow down. We were given twenty vocabulary words...