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As anti-Semitism rises in the U.S. and the Jewish community mourns, Pittsburgh comes together with unity and grace

As anti-Semitism rises in the U.S. and the Jewish community mourns, Pittsburgh comes together with unity and grace

11/01/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor On the morning of Saturday, Oct. 27, shots rang out in Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood. Located in Squirrel Hill, the Tree of Life synagogue was the scene of a horrific anti-Semitic hate crime when suburban Baldwin native Robert Bowers stormed the temple and opened fire during the morning Shabbat […]

After tragedy, voting more important than ever

After tragedy, voting more important than ever

11/01/2018 By Duke Staff Unreal. Sickening. Saddening. Horrifying. These are the thoughts on so many minds as our whole city is still reeling from the horrific massacre that occurred on Saturday at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill. 11 Jewish worshippers were gunned down, along with six wounded (four were police and SWAT […]

Staff Ed: Tragedy in Maryland demonstrates dangers of journalism

Staff Ed: Tragedy in Maryland demonstrates dangers of journalism

Duke Staff 07/09/2018 A newsroom that looks like “a war zone,” according to a witness: that was the scene at the Capital Gazette newsroom near Annapolis, Maryland on June 28, when a gunman opened fire on the local newspaper’s staff. So far, five are dead, decimating a small newsroom of around 50. The actor was […]

Gun control necessary to prevent next mass shooting

Gun control necessary to prevent next mass shooting

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 10/5/2017 In 2017, over 300 people have been killed in mass shootings and on average, there has been one major mass shooting every two months since 2010. These numbers could end with Las Vegas. Our government has the capability to make this the last mass shooting in the United […]