The Independent

America’s desensitization to mass shootings

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2019

Editor's Note: Since we published this article three days ago, America has endured two more high-profile mass shootings. On Dec. 4, a shooting spree at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard left three dead, three days ahead of the annual Pearl Harbor commemoration. Two days later, a shooter indiscriminately shot 11 people at the Nav...

The ‘Joker’ Controversy

Chuck Sipps, Arts and Life Editor

September 30, 2019

There has been a fair amount of concern surrounding Todd Phillips’ upcoming film “Joker.” A vocal group, including the families of the victims of mass shooting at a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, found the film to be irresponsible considering today’s political and social climate. Their concer...

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