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March for Our Lives takes Long Beach

March for Our Lives takes Long Beach

March 25, 2018

Long Beach joined the nation in the March for Our Lives event Saturday, as thousands gathered in Bixby Park to rally against gun violence. The national protest was inspired by the Parkland, Florid...

The Constitution is long overdue for a revisit

Grant Hermanns, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Growing up in the U.S., we all learn about the Constitution and the 27 Amendments that make up the laws of our country. Many have caused controversy over the years, with the Second Amendment being the target of scrutiny as mass shootings become more prevalent across the nation. While wanting to uphold the law that has stood for almost 230 years is understandable, the stubbornness of the nation to even consider updating the Constitut...

Arming teachers misses the mark

Arming teachers misses the mark

March 14, 2018

Since the Feb. 14 shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, both sides of the aisle have dug into their respective corners, calling for legislative changes. The nat...

Trump’s comments on video games are a distraction that ignores the real issues

Trump’s comments on video games are a distraction that ignores the real issues

March 6, 2018

The White House hosted a press conference last week in response to the school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead. While the event was supposed to focus on gun violence, President Donald Trum...