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Students share experiences, activists rally against gun violence during ‘March for Our Lives’

People hold up signs during

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2018

Alex Seymour, a student at Mattoon High School, remembers seeing her art class huddled in a cornfield, crying to their parents over the phone in the aftermath of a shooting that happened in her school’s cafeteria.Seymour was not in the cafeteria, but her best friend was. "She saw him pull out t...

Take action to end gun violence

Staff Editorial

October 2, 2017

It seems like every day is another tragedy. Another awful, heart wrenching example of what happens when guns are put into the wrong hands. Early Monday morning, over 59 people were killed and 527 people were injured in a mass shooting in Las Vegas, according to numbers gotten by The New York Ti...

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