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Recent female shooters defy national trend

Recent female shooters defy national trend

Elizabeth Miller, social media staff

October 1, 2018

An armed 26-year-old woman opened fire in a Rite Aid Distribution Facility in Harford County, Maryland, leaving three dead and three injured before turning the gun on herself Thursday, Sept. 20, at 9 a.m. She was identified in a tweet as Snochia Mosely, a temporary employee at the facility. This incident comes almost five months after the shooting at Youtube Headquarters by 30-year-old Nasim Agh...

Time for change

Time for change

Ally Ortmann, features writer

March 8, 2018

When I was in fifth grade, all I wanted to be was a high schooler. I fell within the High School Musical generation, where high school was about discovering who you are and who you want to be. Every Friday night I’d sit in the KHS bleachers. I felt the bright gymnasium lights on my face, I smelled po...

VoK: Mass shootings

VoK: Mass shootings

Claire Boysen, features editor

March 2, 2018

TKC asked KHS students about how they felt after hearing about the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. photo by Claire Boysen “Of course I was sad," Abigail Dowell, sophomore said. "I don't know how else to feel. I definitely think it's very sad that the parents had to get that call about the kids and it was probably ve...

Map of school shootings since Columbine

Map of school shootings since Columbine

Emma Lingo, news-features

March 2, 2018

This map displays all of the school shootings that have happened since the Columbine shooting that took place on April 20, 1999 in Littleton, Colo. There have been 129 so far. Key Red- mass school shootings where more than four people killed Purple- school shootings where 1-3 people were killed Blue- sch...

The right to bear arms

The right to bear arms

Katie Woodruff, news editor

November 11, 2015

According to USA Today, the U.S. has experienced 200 mass shootings in the past nine years, and they occur more than the government reports. Seventy-seven percent of mass killings in the U.S. were caused by guns, and nearly one-third of the victims were under the age of 18. The federal government is tr...

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