High school

Communicating the old school way

Communicating the old school way

For the past week, Tanner LeCont at Shoreline High School in Seattle has called him mom to let her know what he’s doing. He hasn’t texted her for several days. Eimanne El Zein gave up Facebook so she could spend more time with her dogs. Licholi Wytovicz does chores and homework and hasn’t sent out […]

Police worked to keep armed student calm

Police worked to keep armed student calm

Trapped in their classroom with a student gunman, a group of terrified Wisconsin high schoolers worked desperately to keep their captor calm by chatting and laughing with him about hunting and fishing. The 15-year-old gunman eventually shot himself as police stormed the room at Marinette High School hours later Monday evening, and he was hospitalized […]

Recognizing attempts to gag free speech

Recognizing attempts to gag free speech

Banning the sale of wine because of a nude, bike-riding nymph on the label of the bottle. Confining campus protests to a “free-speech patio.” Keeping street performers off the Las Vegas Strip. Those were some of the actions that the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression cited Tuesday in awarding its dubious […]