Parkland: One Year Later

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Parkland: One Year Later

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One monstrous event. An inspiring response. An uncertain future. On Feb. 14, 2018, tragedy took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. A lone gunman, motivated by the need for revenge on his former school, murdered 17 students and teachers. The national response to this tragedy was instantly noticeable. Unlike previous shootings, this one established change. Its impact is comparable to the first major school shooting at Columbine High School on April, 20, 1999. This caused students to unite, calling for action to school safety as teachers and parents grappled with the question of how to keep their children safe.

Read the full story in the Feb. 6 issue of The Stampede.