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Sac State students among anti-gun demonstrators

Sac State students among anti-gun demonstrators

Will Coburn

March 14, 2018

Rain fell on students, organizers, teachers, parents and politicians as they rallied on the Capitol Mall on Wednesday morning in solidarity with nationwide school walkouts protesting gun violence in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting last month. Weather cleared up as speakers be...

Shooting on campuses are on the rise — Is Sacramento State prepared?

Shooting on campuses are on the rise — Is Sacramento State prepared?

Kameron Schmid

October 25, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/Guns for more related stories) Were there to be an active shooter on a campus of over 30,000 students, with thousands of faculty, staff and administrators as well, Sacramento State would be at the same mercy that any college campus might be or has been. That is to say, no...

#SacStateSays: How do you feel about guns?

#SacStateSays: How do you feel about guns?

Gabriela Mascoll

October 25, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/Guns for more related stories) According to a Gallup poll taken this month, 28 percent of people polled think that possession of handguns should be limited to police and other authorized officials. We asked Sac State students students what they think about guns. W...

EDITORIAL: CSU should mandate active shooter training

EDITORIAL: CSU should mandate active shooter training

State Hornet

October 25, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/Guns for more related stories) Sacramento State is working to improve it’s ability to respond to emergencies, including the possibility of an active shooter being on campus. But some changes should be made on a CSU level. RELATED: Shooting on campuses are on the rise — Is...

OPINION: Simply hoping for better gun control won’t keep you safe

OPINION: Simply hoping for better gun control won’t keep you safe

Liam Braddy

October 25, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/Guns for more related stories) The issue of gun control in the United States remains a subject of heated debate among politicians and citizens alike, as mass shootings have become increasingly frequent over the past ten years. The tragic shooting in Las Vegas earlier this month that...

VIDEO: The appeal of guns

VIDEO: The appeal of guns

Kameron Schmid, Sami Soto, and Barbara Harvey

October 25, 2017

(Go to StateHornet.com/Guns for more related stories) Amid heated debate over gun control, four State Hornet editors with varying experience with guns set out to understand the appeal. RELATED: Shootings on college campuses are on the rise — Is Sacramento State ready? 2 Sac State Republican leaders defend gun rights ...

2 Sac State Republican leaders defend gun rights

2 Sac State Republican leaders defend gun rights

Thomas Frey

October 23, 2017

Gun enthusiasts say that, on the gun range, a shooter is in their own world; zoned onto his or her target and zoned out of problems or worries. They say that the shooter has no room for the distractions of the outside world as they take aim. For Floyd Johnson II, the vice president of the Sacramento State...