Columbine High School Massacre

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An event that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School near Littleton, Colorado, in which two heavily armed students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, attacked their schoolmates, killing 12 students and one teacher and injuring another 21 students. The pair then committed suicide
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Violence has often been part of teenage life, from the Leopold and Loeb murder to the Columbine killings. The book operates as a mini-history of America and explains how social and political events (e.g., the Depression, the Civil Rights Movement, the Digital Age) have affected teenagers.
WPI senior Andrew Tremblay, who is studying interactive media and game design technology, believes events such as the Columbine killings leave people asking why the young men turned to such extreme violence.
It took such tragedies as the Columbine killings to wake the nation up to the problems inherent in bullying and harassment in our nation's schools.
Whatever momentum the Columbine killings gave to gun control has long since petered out." The Time writer grumbled that "the debate seems to be almost one-sided nowadays, with an ongoing backlash against gun control."
But yesterday's carnage was the deadliest since the Columbine killings in 1999.
Unbeknownst to me, a drastic climate change blew in with the Columbine killings of 1999: if a student writes about murder or suicide I'm to report him or her for psychiatric evaluation.
The next part of the article, the case study, examines how people responded to the Columbine killings nationally, as a community, and as individuals and family members.
Marilyn Manson, on the other hand, whose music was partially blamed for the Columbine killings, comes across as incredibly intelligent.
Manson, whose music was partly blamed for the Columbine killings. As the savvy Manson points out, the day of the high school shootings - April 20 1999 - was also the day the US conducted its largest bombing run in Kosovo.
Two years after the Columbine killings, isolated young people continue to lash out.
That whole thing came on the heels of the Columbine killings. I thought the comparisons were completely unwarranted, but the story became exaggerated through several tellings.