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Arming Teachers is a Recipe for Disaster

Arming Teachers is a Recipe for Disaster

Gaia Bogan

April 19, 2018

On March 13th, 2018 a gun trained teacher in California accidentally discharged a weapon at the ceiling during a gun safety class. As a result, debris and bullet fragments ricocheted and minorly injured a 17 year old student. This incident occurred less than a month after the shooting at Marjory Stonem...

Just A Poke Towards the Changing Culture of Tattoos

Just A Poke Towards the Changing Culture of Tattoos

Gaia Bogan

March 26, 2018

Twenty-one years ago it was illegal to get tattooed in New York City, but today most people would hardly blink an eye at a full sleeve. It’s hard to conceptualize how society’s judgements could dissipate in less than a generation. Undeniably, the internet has had a hand in morphing society’s percept...

Schools Need to be Realistic Regarding AP Classes

Schools Need to be Realistic Regarding AP Classes

Gaia Bogan

October 19, 2017

Pushing kids into the deep end of a swimming pool was once a socially acceptable method of teaching them how to swim. Today, this ‘sink or swim’ point of view is obsolete in most circles, so why does the education system continue to deal with AP courses in this light? From their freshman year, stude...

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