Violence

Audio: Students, faculty feel called to action after Summit
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Mr. Ryan Hubbell speaks in the Summit workshop on Violent Masculinity. By Graham Armknecht ’18 THE ROUNDUP Following the Summit on violence in early March, students and faculty say they feel called to action with the information they’ve been given.
Surrounded by Violence: Brain patterns tied to violence, though not conclusive
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Many studies have been done on aggressors to find patterns in brain behavior and function. Mr. Chris White, PE Department Chair, athletic trainer and anatomy teacher, examined some of these studies for a presentation during last year’s Summit on Human Dignity. “Obviously the brain controls all of our emotions and trains all of our physical activities, so you can tie any violent act to…
Surrounded by Violence: Evidence of violent video games, music all around us
Photo by Reece Krantz ’16 – Screenshot of Doom. Many argue that violence in media promotes a violent culture and may even contribute to mass shootings. By Anthony Totri ’16 THE ROUNDUP The recent release of video games such as “Black Ops 3” and “Fallout 4” have revived the discussion regarding the culture of violence in video games and music. The popular first-person shooter game “Black Ops 3” was a…
Surrounded by violence: Street, gang violence take toll on world, not just home
By Luis Torres ’16 THE ROUNDUP Gang and street violence victimize people on a local and global scale. According to the FBI’s website, there are currently 1.4 million members that create 33,000 violent street gangs, motorcycle gangs and prison gangs that inhabit our country today. Based on the large number of gang members and the fact that this is a prevalent domestic issue, gangs should attract more fear than outside…