Columbine

true crime

The Woman Who Plotted a Valentine's Mass Murder Shares How the Internet Radicalized Her

How a violent Tumblr meme sparked an online romance that almost ended with the worst mass killing in Canadian history.
Mack Lamoureux
2.21.19
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

How Survivors of Shootings Help Other Survivors

They understood why I didn't like balloons or felt uneasy in grocery stores or other places that didn't allow me to clearly plot an exit.
Heather Martin
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

Recovery After a School Shooting Isn't a Race, It's a Marathon

It's an ongoing process that doesn't get easier.
Zachary David Cartaya
3.23.18
Podcasts

We Know Games Don't Cause Real-Life Violence, But Why?

A candid conversation with a professor who's actually done the work.
Patrick Klepek
3.19.18
exhibitions

American Artist Recreates Columbine Auditorium Inside Major Museum

Bunny Rogers' first museum solo show sees the young artist conclude her exploration of the Columbine School Shooting.
Andrew Nunes
8.11.17
Art

A Haunting Exhibition Re-examines Columbine's Collective Trauma

Bunny Rogers’ latest exhibition examines the lasting impacts of a cultural cataclysm.
Andrew Nunes
6.5.16
Broadly

The Columbine Shooters, the Girls Who Love Them, and Me

I'm not revolted when I scroll through the adoring Columbine posts. They often appear in between photos of self-harm wounds and missives about loneliness. Instead, I feel pangs of sadness, pity, and on a bad day, recognition.
Sascha Cohen
1.31.16
News

Why Focusing on Mass Shootings Won't End Gun Violence in America

We remain reluctant to address gun violence head-on, and often only seem to discuss it when the victims and shooters are both middle-class whites.
Rachel M. Cohen
10.12.15
News

A Columbine Parent Reflects on the Prospects for Gun Control

Tom Mauser lost his son in the massacre at the Colorado high school 16 years ago and has some ideas about how to go on after the shooting of two journalists on live TV in Virginia.
Corey G. Johnson
9.3.15
earth

This Plant Covers Itself in Insect Corpses as a Grim Defense Mechanism

Unpleasant, sure, but also completely genius.
Michael Byrne
7.25.15
News

A Colorado Jury Will Need to Decide if the 'Dark Knight' Shooter Is Insane or Simply Evil

In 2012, James Holmes opened fire in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater, killing 12 people. But does he deserve to die?
Josiah Hesse
4.28.15
tech

Inside the World of Columbine-Obsessed Tumblr Bloggers

"Columbiners" are mostly young people who often have violent or suicidal thoughts along with a passionate interest in serial killers.
Hilary Beaumont
2.24.15
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