guns

6:03pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Politics

My reluctant relationship with guns

Writer and Radio Journalist Jay Allison

"What do you get out of shooting?" is a question with many layers here in the United States – a country that was founded, in part, on the right to bear arms. But that right comes with overwhelming responsibility and controversy. There are approximately 30,000 gun deaths in the U.S. every year. Many involve people who don't own guns, and many involve children. The nation seems torn, and even individuals who themselves want to own and shoot guns can find themselves conflicted.

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5:40pm

Mon August 5, 2013
Arts & Culture

Paintball: so good it hurts

Bastian Neumann 2009

In the world of extreme sports, paintball is pretty famous. There are leagues like The National Professional Paintball League, Paintball Sports Promotions, and many others outside of the United States. Here’s how it works: you run around with a paintball gun and shoot your enemy with pellets full of paint.  It sounds unsafe, but for the people who play say it’s fun and a great rush. KALW Student Reporter Christian Rose, an avid paintballer himself, headed out to the field to see just what’s so appealing about the game.

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10:00am

Fri July 19, 2013
Politics

Will Durst: Pink sneakers

Hey guys,

Will Durst with a few choice words about the giant brouhaha resulting from Texas troopers confiscating tampons from female legislator gallery members during a debate on a bill that would outlaw most abortions in the state.

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7:55am

Thu January 17, 2013