By Vivian Parkin DeRosa. Scientific inquiries from a high school student instructed to stop bullets with textbooks.
By Ann E. Wallace. When will we be able to tell our children they’re safe at school?
By Larry Thacker. A script for the breaking news that a Florida high school shooting has left 17 dead on Valentine’s Day.
By Rob Carney. Is public land for nature-lovers or mining companies?
By Alejandro Escudé. A high school teacher and father sketches his plan for the unbearable: a school shooting.
By Catherine Rockwood. “‘I want to turn this in,’ he said, setting down one crosshatched grenade…”
By Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach. The banality of terror in an American home, after another school shooting.
By Megan Merchant. The nation, numbed by mass shootings, barely flinches about this week’s gunfire at a Kentucky high school.
By Sharon Mishler Fox. Perhaps, how a famous poet would react to a missile strike in Hawaii.