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Chris Holmes, professor in the Department of Literature and English, writes about Trumps impact on gun violence.

Commentary: Trump exacerbates gun violence in the U.S.

By Chris Holmes February 8, 2024
To understand the true danger of a second Trump presidency, one must look with clarity at his party’s relationship to guns and gun violence.
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: Teachers unions call active shooter drills ineffective

National Recap: Teachers’ unions call active shooter drills ineffective

By Kate Sustick February 13, 2020
“Traumatizing students as we work to keep students safe from gun violence is not the answer.”
Senior Olivia Forker, a documentary studies and production and English double major, has made artistic and academic strides in both of her scholarly pursuits.

Q&A: Student succeeds in English and documentary projects

By Kate Sustick January 23, 2020
In mid-December, senior Olivia Forker, a documentary studies and production and English double major, received two exciting pieces of news within the same week.
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.
National Recap: Gunman kills two at gaming tournament

National Recap: Gunman kills two at gaming tournament

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor August 30, 2018
The push for gun control has been reignited after a shooter opened fire during a Madden video game tournament, leaving two people dead and 11 injured, in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday, Aug. 26.
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.
Chris Holmes, associate professor in the Department of English, discusses his freshman seminar about guns and gun violence.

Q&A: Professor discusses seminar on guns

By Krissy Waite, Staff Writer March 20, 2018
Chris Holmes, associate professor in the Department of English, teaches a freshman seminar on guns and gun violence.
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.
Office of Public Safety plans for gun violence emergencies

Office of Public Safety plans for gun violence emergencies

By Alexandra Peksa, Contributing Writer October 8, 2014
With a steady rise in incidents of gun violence nationally, Ithaca College has plans in place in preparation for such situations.

Mental health needs attention to prevent mass shootings

September 23, 2014

It is not news to anyone that mass shootings are a growing problem in the United States. The constant issue in coverage of these shootings is whether we should focus on gun control or mental health awareness...

Video: Safe Zone

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