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America: Home of the Mass Shootings

America: Home of the Mass Shootings

Allison Weseman,
Contributor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features

Lately in America, it appears as if there is another mass shooting taking place in cities and towns across the nation. There are currently more than 360 million guns per capita in the United States. According to CNN, the United States accounts for the most mass shooters in the world with 31 percent....

CSU San Marcos: Dead body found in parking garage

CSU San Marcos: Dead body found in parking garage

Myles Watkins,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Metro

It was reported by NBC 7 San Diego that a dead body had been found in a CSU San Marcos parking lot on the morning of Monday, Nov. 13. When discovered by students, the corpse was immediately reported to the local authorities. Shortly after, law enforcement closed off the parking structure named Lot N....

Cutting through the tattoo stigma

Cutting through the tattoo stigma

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

As I sat sweating in the leather chair in a hole-in-the-wall tattoo parlor in Concord on a recent Saturday, the smell of the sterilization spray was uncomfortably reminiscent of a doctor’s office. While I am deathly afraid of shots and will pass out at the sight of blood draws, it wasn’t t...

36 confirmed dead in Oakland warehouse fire

36 confirmed dead in Oakland warehouse fire

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Family, friends and community members gathered near 1305 31st Avenue in East Oakland on Sunday night, the site of the horrific fire that claimed the lives of at least 36 people. Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt. Ray Kelly confirmed on Wednesday at a press conference that Alameda County fire and rescue c...

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