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US guns laws too lenient?

By Margaret Johnson Perhaps for our generation, the mass-murder school shooting at Columbine High School is the first to stick with us. I can distinctly remember watching the news before going off to school myself, watching the police officers give statements about the shooters, and seeing the victims’ family and friends devastated. The Columbine shooting

McQueen’s “Savage Beauty:” Fashion as Art

By Margaret Johnson From mid-March to early August, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London                    is housing “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty,” a tribute to the range of works by the late McQueen, who tragically passed in 2010. The exhibition is the largest and most comprehensive retrospective exhibit to display McQueen’s works in Europe yet, and

The pernicious propaganda of “American Sniper”

By Margaret Johnson Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper,” the film that has grossed over $150 million in the box office and has already been nominated for “Best Picture” at the Academy Awards, has undoubtedly been receiving a great deal of attention from the media and audiences. The film attempts to depict the life of Chris Kyle,