The National Institute of Justice awarded a $2.66 million grant to a VCU psychology professor to study anti-bullying.
A class entered Introduction to Theatrical Makeup Oct. 21 and 22 looking like typical college students. After 30 minutes, they had deep gashes and horrifying diseases that could make the stomach curl.
The only color is gray. Nothing is as good or bad as the headlines claim. It’s a play on the old phrase: What the media enlightens us of takes away our bliss. To a degree it evaporates our ignorance. We fear what will kill us; it’s part of our engineering that when something threatens our lives, our brain and organ functions change and we fall into our flight-or-fight response.
Gun-rights activists claim open carry laws can help resolve public safety issues, but their intent is obscured by their overdramatic demonstration tactics. I support the Second Amendment. I do not support the overzealous tactics. We must take charge of our own safety. We cannot rely on authoritative figures for our protection at all times.