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Schools, shootings, safety

Students at Tam Valley High School in California participate in a vigil following the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
A look at active shooter situations, aftermath of Parkland
February 28, 2018

Gun control and school safety burst onto the national stage yet again after 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Florida were gunned down Feb. 14. The accused shooter Nikolas Cruz confessed...

‘The art of educated guessing’

Criminal justice major Ayla Taylor stops to read the schedule on the board in the inspection room at the Vanderburgh County Coroner’s office. Ayla has been interning at the coroner’s office since the beginning of the semester.
Intern finds experience at coroner’s office
January 18, 2017

As part of the 2016 Basic Reporting class students wrote about a student and their internships. Student journalists were able to follow students during a day of their internship while others found students...

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