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  • Newtown Shooting Ratchets Up School Security Concerns Elsewhere

    Newtown Shooting Ratchets Up School Security Concerns Elsewhere
    School administrators in districts throughout Connecticut are reviewing their security systems and fielding calls from parents worried about their children's safety. Friday's killing of 20 young children and six adults by a gunman at the Sandy Hook...
  • Larson, Blumenthal, Among Others, Renew Call For Federal Ban On Assault Weapons

    Searching for a way to prevent future shootings like the one in Newtown, some of Connecticut's congressional representives on Sunday called for a national discussion that could lead to a resumed federal ban on assault weapons and other gun control...
  • Essential reading after Newtown: 'Columbine' by Dave Cullen

    Essential reading after Newtown: 'Columbine' by Dave Cullen
    When it comes to events like the recent school shooting in Newtown, Conn., there are knowns, unknowns and, already, mis-knowns. A photograph of Ryan Lanza circulated asserting he was the shooter, when in fact it was his brother, Adam Lanza. Their mother,...
  • Apodaca: Our children, first and foremost

    I am not a particularly brave or noble person. But like every other parent I know, I possess an unwavering certainty that I would lay down my life for my children. Yet we parents also know that we can't always protect our kids from danger, a fact that...
  • Armed Police In Each School?

    The National Rifle Association, silent for a week after the horrific massacre of 20 first-graders and six women who tried to protect them at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, finally broke its silence. At a "press conference" at which no...
  • How Columbine Climbed Back

    How Columbine Climbed Back
    After the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, then Superintendent Jane Hammond remembers impassioned pleas from the parents of the murdered children: Get rid of the school library where their children died. "They didn't want people walking where their...
  • On Education: Sandy Hook is a lesson told too often

    There are families in Newtown, Conn. who are enduring the holidays without their children. There are empty spots on couches, unwrapped presents and those who weep at the sight of them. The Dec. 14 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School —...
  • El tema que no nos atrevemos a discutir

    Como parte del proceso de duelo posterior a una tragedia, los estadounidenses siempre quieren hablar — y hablar, y hablar. Es una lástima que tendamos a distraernos y hablar de las cosas equivocadas. Sucedió nuevamente después del tiroteo en...
  • City Lights: Thoughts on gunmen, victims and the media that reports them

    City Lights: Thoughts on gunmen, victims and the media that reports them
    It's rare that I remember a magazine cover a decade and a half later, but one that has stuck in my mind — and not in a good way — is the issue of Time from the week after the Columbine High School massacre. Anyone from the class of 1998,...
  • Columbine family is coming to see 'Columbinus'

    Columbine family is coming to see 'Columbinus'
    “Columbinus” will have the family of Isaiah Shoels in its audience next Friday, March 15. The documentary play, recently extended at American Theater Company through April 7, is about the school shooting at Columbine High School in...
  • School shootings: why they do it

    School shootings: why they do it
    "It can't happen here." From the safety of suburban Maryland, it is only natural to think that random shootings erupting in movie theaters in Colorado will not visit our neighborhoods. Safe, quiet, stable communities are not the places we imagine when we...