Post Tagged with: "Sandy Hook"

FAGAN: A Tragedy Sparks a Movement

On Feb. 14, the country was once again horrified by news of another school shooting, this time at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Seventeen dead; 14 injured; thousands traumatized. Since then, Americans have seen fiery activism that has not followed past shootings. This spark came from the survivors of[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Sarah Clements

Sarah Clements (COL ’18) began her journey in activism after tragedy hit her hometown of Newtown, Conn., four years ago, transforming her fierce grief into a vitality aimed at bringing about positive change. Her compelling tale begins in the midst of the shock wave caused by the Sandy Hook Elementary[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments The Guide
Remember Sandy Hook

Remember Sandy Hook

Next Sunday, Dec. 14, will mark the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, when 20 children and 6 educators were shot to death in cold blood less than two miles from my childhood home. Since that day, I have had so many people express disappointment to me[Read More…]

by December 8, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

After Tragedy, Gun Reform Still Stalled

The day after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, I wrote a commentary for The Hoya on the event. Beyond the literal attack that my hometown had just suffered, I feared a media onslaught that was only just beginning. My home was about to become the epicenter and catalyst for[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Opinion