Opinion







Back-to-school thoughts of Tim, Margaret, and Mrs. Alice Moore

By BETH BUNCH,

Back in the day (no, I didn’t walk five miles to school in the snow or have cereal for dinner), there were no public school kindergarten classes.

I, like the rest of my classmates, went to one of two private kindergartens in my hometown – Mrs. Cowden or Mrs. Murfee. There weren’t church preschools either.




Why? Another day, another shooting. When is enough truly enough?

By ELIJAH JONES,

By the time this column runs, it will have been nearly two weeks since the tragic mass shootings in the cities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

Twenty-two people in El Paso were taken from this earth, and from their families. Barely 13 hours later, in a separate incident, another nine people were murdered in Dayton.


New Releases: Something pretty eases the pain of the shrieking

By MIK DAVIS,

When a longtime, stalwart group reaches for stardom, it is easy to feel left behind. Dogged by the loss of super drummer Janet Weiss, Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein soldier on with the help of producer Annie Clark (a/k/a St. Vincent). "The Center Won't Hold" is more synth-heavy and strangely danceable than previous S/K.




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