Giovanni LoPiccolo This week saw the death of 17 individuals in a high school in Parkland, Florida. This past week we heard the repeated message from the Republican Party of “thoughts and prayers” to the victims. This week we heard the repeated message of mental illness being the […]
In America mass shootings at schools have become something that has almost been accepted as a public norm. Mass shooting after mass shooting the debate goes on whether it is a gun problem or a mental health problem, and each time nothing gets done. Being half way through […]
Trump administration sets public school safety and trauma counseling funding on the table for debate
The Trump administration is proposing steep funding cuts for violence prevention and recovery assistance programs for public schools across the country. This comes amid 18 school shootings so far in the first 2 months of 2018. Donald Trumps budget is seeking to cut $25 million (36%) from the […]
Highline College is currently on lockdown after the colleges Facebook page alerted students to take cover and any in the way to go somewhere else. The school is 15 miles south of Seattle in Des Moines, Washington and has about 17,000 students. Facebook alert Heavily armed swat forces […]
On Thursday the New York Times published a report over how the inspector general wants to know whether Ajit Pai improperly pushed through rules in an effort to benefit the Sinclair Broadcast Group. One of Pai’s biggest critics, Frank Pallone who is the top Democrat on the House […]
A shooting in Florida killed 17 from former student Nicolas Cruz.
Giovanni LoPiccolo We live in a country, and in a world, where you’re judged on what you look like and where you’re from before being judged by your character. You’re also judged if you don’t meet specific “standards” of stereotypes, which has been promoted by ignorance. The President […]