Ageism in Politics: Students Deserve a Voice

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By Katie Bedard Elm Staff Writer After the shooting in Parkland, Fla., pro-gun advocates are declaring that the victims of the shooting are too young to know what’s good for them and shouldn’t be trying to get the state to reform its policies. This begs the question: at what age is a person “responsible” enough to […]

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Trump Wants to Arm Teachers to Handle Dangers Facing Our Schools

Opinion

By Theodore Mattheiss  Elm Staff Writer In the wake of the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Fla., President Donald Trump has revived an old debate with new urgency and resolve: should we arm our teachers with guns in the hopes of deterring would-be school shooters? On Feb. 24, 10 days after the shooting, Trump tweeted, “Armed Educators […]

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School Shooting Epidemic Demands Action

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By Katie Bedard Elm Staff Writer While students at Washington College live more than a thousand miles away from Parkland, Florida, the fear and heartbreak that came from this most recent shooting could be felt across campus. At any level of education, no one in the United States is truly safe from an attack. In our […]

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