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Rated V for Violent

Why should virtual violence get a pass? Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

To Meet a Madman

My face to face with Elliot came about three weeks ago at SBCC. Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Addressing Mental Health Issues

Using a recent $11 million grant, the county will create crisis teams. Read story.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Lessons in Grieving

Take care of yourself and also real good care of our students, our children. Read story.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Ethics and the Breaking Story

When a tsunami of reporters and broadcast news vans arrive to report on a tragic story, what limits should be set? Read story.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

The Unmasked Man

Although the definition of a psychopath dates from the 1940s, it still leaves many questions unanswered. Read story.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Student Power Now!

As in the '60s, use student power to change gun culture and Congress. Read story.

Friday, June 6, 2014

May 2014

It is May / it is the season of grief Read story.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Paradise Lost/Paradise Found

Breathing in the aftermath / of the bloodbath / the cool breeze of Paradise is stinky with death. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Am I My Brother's Guardian?

Your doubting, insecure, skeptical self lies in wait at the opening of your heart. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Why We May Be Partially to Blame

I was embarrassed to tell anyone what had happened, so I didn’t. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Let's Talk About Red Flags

When parents take the extreme step to put their own offspring in the hands of the authorities, that's reason enough for a 5150 Involuntary Psychiatric Hold. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

We Must Learn the Lessons of I.V.

Now, even while our tears are still drying, it’s time for serious action. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Temper Tantrum of the Early-Morning Dog

The Dog restates the obvious in the aftermath of Isla Vista. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Stay Happy Isla Vista

Short film about I.V.'s many good things. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014
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