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Beto O’Rourke Discusses Gun Violence with Newtown Community

Beto O’Rourke Discusses Gun Violence with Newtown Community

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

November 13, 2019

Former U.S. presidential candidate Beto O' Rourke visited Newton on Oct. 30, and talked about gun violence. (O'Rourke dropped out of the presidential race two days after the event. The New York Times  reported that O'Rourke withdrew from the race because of a lack of funding.) Local gun law activ...

School Shootings are a Tragedy, not a Fashion Statement

School Shootings are a Tragedy, not a Fashion Statement

Madeleine Orcales, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2019

Last month, American fashion label, Bstroy, unveiled a line of sweatshirts during New York Fashion Week that sparked national outrage.  The show included four models wearing layered ensembles with street-style hooded sweaters boldly displaying rips that appear to represent bullet holes, and the embroidered nam...

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

March 22, 2018

Frank Blackwell, of Guilford, Conn., went to the women’s march last year in New York, and when he heard about the shooting in Parkland, Florida, he thought that it was time to march again. Before Parkland, the Guilford community was dealing with its own heartache, when a 15-year-old boy died from a...

Current Issues Debate Discussion: American Gun Culture

Elizabeth Field

March 6, 2013

It was made clear to all of the attendees prior to the commencement of Feb. 28’s installment of the Current Issues series that this panel discussion would not be allowed to advance into a debate. However Thursday’s “A Conversation on the Second Amendment: Understanding Ourselves—American Gun...

New Haven Lawyer Carries Loaded Gun At Local Theater

Kerri Zbodula

August 29, 2012

On Tuesday, Aug. 7, New Haven Police were called to the Criterion Cinemas movie theater in New Haven after reports that a man was carrying a gun. The armed man, Sung Hwang, 46, is a city resident and lawyer. Hwang has an office on Audubon Street in New Haven. Hwang is an attorney at the Law Offices...

Pastor Accused of Pulling Gun on Son at Church

The Associated Press

February 3, 2010

ALCOA, Tenn. – The son of a well-known Alcoa pastor has taken out an order of protection against his father, claiming he was threatened with a gun during an argument at a church over his lack of church attendance. The order of protection was filed by 32-year-old Michael Louis Colquitt against 60-year-old...

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