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Junior Jess Moskowitz breaks down the problems and solutions with gun violence in the United States. They believe that humanity must be above any statistics out there.

Commentary: Gun violence epidemic — The stories behind the statistics

By Jess Moskowitz January 31, 2023
The United States has experienced more than 50 mass shootings in January 2023, resulting in more than 100 lives lost.
National Recap: Conneticut works to financially divest from guns

National Recap: Conneticut works to financially divest from guns

By Brontë Cook December 3, 2019
On Dec. 3, Connecticut Treasurer Shawn Wooden announced plans to reallocate $30 million worth of shares in civilian firearm manufacturer securities.
Editorial: Gun control legislation is crucial for student safety

Editorial: Gun control legislation is crucial for student safety

November 7, 2019
In order to truly advocate safety in schools, it is important to recognize that anti-gun violence measures go far beyond active shooter drills.
National Recap: NRA under fire online for gun ban

National Recap: NRA under fire online for gun ban

By Meredith Burke, Staff Writer May 2, 2018
Most of the tweets questioned why the NRA was banning guns in order to protect Pence but not to protect students and implied that the act was hypocritical.
Past Deadline

‘Past Deadline’: Student journalists cover March for Our Lives

March 30, 2018

Past Deadline host Grace Elletson sits down with News Editor Sophia Adamucci and Multimedia Editor Eden Strachan to talk about their coverage of the March for Our Lives rally held in Ithaca March 21....

In My Own Words: Student organizer discusses Ithacas March for Our Lives

‘In My Own Words’: Student organizer discusses Ithaca’s March for Our Lives

March 29, 2018

In this week’s episode of “In My Own Words,” Glenn Epps sits down with Elijah Nishiura, a student organizer of Ithaca's March for Our Lives event. The two discuss the turnout of the march, the...

Office Hours: Chris Holmes on gun violence

Office Hours: Chris Holmes on gun violence

By Nick Friend, Podcast Editor January 31, 2018

In this episode of "Office Hours," host Celisa Calacal spoke with Chris Holmes, associate professor in the Department of English, about gun violence and gun culture in the U.S.

Gun control is common sense

By Emma Whitestone September 6, 2016
However, like every constitutional right, the right to own guns should be limited when it begins to interfere with the rights and well-being of other Americans. Gun ownership should never be entirely outlawed, but there is nothing unconstitutional about controlling who can get a gun, and how, to protect the lives of the innocent.
The Handwerker Gallery’s new exhibit, “UNLOADED,” will be open from Feb. 3 to March 6. The exhibit features artwork, such as the one above, that discuss the topic of gun control and gun reform in the United States.

A new kind of gun show: “UNLOADED” brings art into gun debate

By Angela Weldon, Assistant Life & Culture Editor January 27, 2016
The Handwerker Gallery's new exhibit, "UNLOADED" takes on the issue of gun reform and gun control.

Will Washington act on gun laws?

By Rachael Hartford April 18, 2013
In the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, there was much talk about gun control laws and ways to curb the all-too-familiar headlines of mass shootings. The topic has recently found its way back to the national stage. Last week, President Obama handed over his weekly address to Francine…

Video: Safe Zone

By Andrew CasperSydney Fusto January 30, 2013
Local officials aim to reduce gun violence in Ithaca.

Editorial: Lawmakers should approach gun control with caution

By The Ithacan January 30, 2013
America can’t solve its gun violence problems in one legislative shot. Decisions that involve all major players and focus on changing both gun laws and American gun culture are critical to creating legislation that will yield lasting improvements.
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