Mass Shootings

Views My Own

Do Media Companies Report Too Much on Mass Shooters?

Sound, iterative journalism can keep rumor-mongering at bay—unless it feeds a "contagion" effect of violence.
Krishna Andavolu
9.13.18
Views My Own

Banning the AR-15 Won't Solve the Mass Shooting Crisis

Instead, we should force gun owners to buy insurance and collectivize some of the risks of deadly assault weapons.
Krishna Andavolu
9.10.18
security

How Security Experts Are Adapting to the Ever-Present Threat of Mass Shootings

Are we heading toward a future in which all live entertainment requires layers of intense security?
Allie Conti
9.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Maryland Shooting Survivor 'Couldn't Give a Fuck' About Thoughts and Prayers

"I'm going to need more than a couple days of news coverage and some thoughts and prayers, because it's—our whole lives have been shattered."
Drew Schwartz
6.29.18
guns

What It Feels Like to Decide to Shoot Someone and Actually Do It

"I expected them to be sociopaths, or terrible people, or rotten through and through. And they're not."
Seth Ferranti
6.7.18
healthcare

Husband of Teacher Killed in Texas Shooting Is Crowdfunding Medical Bills

A substitute teacher's death in the Texas shooting helped her husband's GoFundMe go viral.
Nicole Clark
5.21.18
crime

What We Know About 'Sovereign Citizens' and the Waffle House Suspect

Travis Reinking reportedly identified with the extremist anti-government ideology more than once. Here's what that actually means—and doesn't.
Allie Conti
4.25.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

I Jumped Out a Window to Escape the Gunman at Virginia Tech

I'm scared of heights, so when I got to the window and looked down I just thought, 'Holy cow. This is not my cup of tea.'
Alec Calhoun
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

The Mass Shooter at My School Only Stopped Because His Gun Jammed

We assumed it was a hunter because, well, it was 1992 and school shootings were not a part of our collective consciousness.
Anne Thalheimer
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

My Students Watched Their Classmates Get Shot

I looked at her and she said, "Oh my god, they’re killing our kids."
Julia Schardt
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

I'm a Parkland Survivor and High School Isn't the Same

I was expecting to keep living life, happy and anxiety free when spring break comes. But right now it's spring break and I'm going to Washington.
Einav Cohen
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

Ten Years After Virginia Tech, the Momentum Feels Different

The Parkland kids are representing the common interest of the American people, and I think that’s why it’s sort of a watershed moment.
Jeff Twigg
3.23.18