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Enough is still enough

I will never forget the small, high-pitched voice behind me in the crowd of thousands that tirelessly chanted, “enough is enough.” When chanting had become fatiguing for the adults, that little voice kept going, kept chanting, kept the momentum until the surrounding adults again joined in. The voice didn’t seem to falter or tire; it

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Should We Arm Teachers?

On February 12th, junior high students experienced a soft lockdown due to a threat of an armed suspect within proximity to Granite Park Junior High. The next day, a former Granite Park student was gunned down walking home from an alternative school not far from the junior high. Faculty were informed of his injury-related death

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Better UTAH Beat Episode 29 – December 18, 2012

A shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last Friday left 20 children and six adults dead. The killing of children and teachers in Connecticut is beyond our ability to fully grasp. But acknowledging the tragedy of violence does not mean we are powerless to do anything about it. While holding candlelight vigils is a thoughtful and important

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