Category: Student Activism

We the People (PART II): Ron, Alexandra, Lewis, Elliott, Becca, Rex, Lee, Kelly, Madisyn, and Bria

We the People (PART II): Ron, Alexandra, Lewis, Elliott, Becca, Rex, Lee, Kelly, Madisyn, and Bria

As we waited for the July 9 March For Our Lives “Road to Change” event to begin, I was chatting with Ron Smith, a local man who has found himself becoming more and more politically active—not just about guns, but about everything. While his attitude used to be more “live and let live,” he said,…

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McManus, FBI, Moms Demand Action, and Columbine survivor speak to students on Gun Violence Awareness Day

McManus, FBI, Moms Demand Action, and Columbine survivor speak to students on Gun Violence Awareness Day

Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day. While San Antonio’s city government does not appear to have followed the lead of other cities in marking the day, local high school students did. They hosted a symposium on school safety, because it’s something that matters to them. The Students on Safety (S.O.S) symposium brought together 40…

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