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#20: Columbine


by Dave Cullen

On April 20, 1999, two boys left an indelible stamp on the American psyche. Their goal was simple: to blow up their school, Oklahoma-City style, and to leave “a lasting impression on the world.” Their bombs failed, but the ensuing shooting defined a new era of school violence—irrevocably branding every subsequent shooting “another Columbine.” 528 more words

Book Review

books: july

I kicked some serious book-butt this month. I finished four books, which is the most I’ve read in years and years. Feels so good! My new routine of reading first thing in the morning and right before bed is really paying off. 545 more words

2015 Goals

Columbine - Dave Cullen

I went to Columbine after finishing A Thousand Lives by Julia Sheeres, probably the largest-scale and fully researched of the Jonestown massacre. Beyond an inclination towards masochism, these two show off my mental leanings recently. 735 more words

Non Fiction

Some Book Reviews and Suggestions

Since graduating, I have taken immense pleasure in READING. Reading whatever I want, whenever I want, and finishing books in a matter of days (or hours). 419 more words


For Bad Company Fans — SWEET CRISIS Fight About Nothing — Here are Blue-Belly Grooves & Smoking Hot Rhythms

SWEET CRISIS is an English rock band that formed in Cambridge in 2013.

Sweet Crisis features a core trio of  talented musicians:  Centering around vocalist/rhythm guitarist… 203 more words

Raw Ramp Music Mag

I See the Water // Paul Kozel

Before I even started school at SCU, I was dreading this class. It was a class I did not choose to take, it was at night, and it was called food, self, and culture. 1,335 more words

Thanks for "Caring"// Kristina Li

KONY 2012

Probably one of the biggest fails produced and distributed on the internet of all time and a learning lesson that not all have taken so seriously.   1,242 more words