| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:53 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:24 AM
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,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:45 AM
“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...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:17 AM
"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...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The shotgun that Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. allegedly used in last week's shooting at Perry Hall High School wasn't registered with the state. Under Maryland law, that wasn't required.
Police also say the 15-year-old Gladden should never have been able...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Nearly 600 students filled Top of the World's multipurpose room Friday, to hear about the importance of spreading kindness.
Ali Nourbakhsh, from Rachel's Challenge, gave an interactive speech to show how a small kind act could spur a chain reaction....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:57 PM
In the three months following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, people around the world have raised more than $15 million, spread out over more than 60 funds.
The cash dwarfs fundraising totals that followed last year's movie theatre shooting...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:17 PM
In a time of tragedy or disaster, many people reflexively reach for their wallets to help. This instinct reflects our best nature.
But as the contributions flow in, there is the inevitable challenge of how to manage and spend the funds wisely. That is...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Typically, Orioles first-round draft pick Kevin Gausman tries to hide the fact that he’s from Aurora, Colo., the site of Friday’s tragic movie theater shooting.
“I say that I’m from Centennial, [Colo.], because Centennial’...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 11:10 AM
I met my deadline this week. I turned in a particularly entertaining rant about Hollywood and her lack of creativity.
Then we got news about the shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater that left 12 dead and dozens more wounded.
So we’ll save...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Julia Vojtsek was watching "The Dark Knight Rises" with her boyfriend, John Larimer, on Friday at the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., when a gunman fired into the audience.
Larimer, a 27-year-old Navy sailor from Crystal Lake, immediately...