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Thousand Oaks faces sorrow: the Borderline Bar shooting

Thousand Oaks faces sorrow: the Borderline Bar shooting

Prior to November 7, Thousand Oaks held the reputation of being a safe and quiet community in the state of California. On November 7 at approximately 11:20 p.m., a gunman began firing at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, according to the Los Angeles...

Opinion: After Parkland, what’s next?

Opinion: After Parkland, what’s next?

On the issue of school shootings, as a student, I have felt that Congress has failed us ever since Sandy Hook. After every mass shooting since then, I have found myself only more disappointed at Congress’ inability to act. But in order for Congress or anybody for that...

Parkland shooting in their eyes

Parkland shooting in their eyes

Emma González, 18, sat crouched in the small space between one row of chairs and the next in her school’s auditorium. A fire alarm had just went off and González was standing outside with a few friends when she saw band kids running back into their building. Soon...

The UCLA shooting down the street from my house

The UCLA shooting down the street from my house

My house is a block from the UCLA campus in Westwood, California. This normally idyllic community was riveted this morning at 9:55am when shots were fired in Boelter Hall, the Engineering Building.  Two males were shot dead. As a high school junior in Los Angeles, I...