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Rethinking Mental Health In The Armed Forces

By: Jaclyn Susskind

For the third time since 2009, the U.S. has witnessed yet another horrific shooting at a military base. The media is swarming with reports addressing the unfortunately familiar, yet sensitive, topic of gun control in the U.S. At the same time, many target and blame the influence Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may have had in Lopez’s rampage, and, therefore, they simultaneously question the role PTSD plays in the lives of other war veterans.

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An Eye For An Eye?

By: Jaclyn Susskind

By the end of this month, Attorney General Eric Holder will make his final decision whether to seek the death penealty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, responsible for the April bombing in Boston. And so, the question of justice is brought in. Would the death penalty provide the people of Boston and America a sense of fair play?

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