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Photo courtesy of Associated Press Story by Cody Uhls / Contributing Writer It had to be kids. But not just any kids. Survivors. Adults couldn’t have organized a march about kids and school shootings and have expected it to have the impact the “March For Our Lives” had for the issue. Students from Marjory Stoneman …

Photos by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines Thousands of demonstrators protested for gun control and increased firearm regulations on the Nashville Public Square Saturday as a part of the national “March for Our Lives” movement. The movement began in response to the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. …

Photo courtesy of Variety Story by Lucas Kautzky / Contributing Writer  On Thursday, March 8, Donald Trump gathered representatives from the Entertainment Software Association, Parents Television Council and more at the White House to discuss the effects of violent video games on America’s youth. The meeting was, of course, in response to the tragic mass shooting …

Photo by William Green / MTSU Sidelines Story by William Green / Contributing Writer and Megan Cole / Contributing Writer Contributions by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor  On Wednesday, March 14, exactly one month after the infamous mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students across the country participated in National School Walkout …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines  While ideas such as first dates, making grades and watching TV may usually be at the forefront of any given highschooler’s mind, one unusual thought has made its way to thousands of young adults in America: guns. For Blackman High School sophomore Valentino Damico, 16, that thought isn’t …