Articles tagged: shootings

People at the hearing spoke about how El Pasoans remain on edge, wary of going shopping or taking their kids to school. by

Editorial: Reckoning with El Paso

People like to believe things are getting better—but what happened in El Paso underscores just how little has changed.

As I write this editorial, I’m exactly three months into my tenure at the Texas Observer. In that time, I’ve had the good fortune to hear readers express ge...Read More

Don’t Overreact to UT Shooting

Mentally unstable person with assault rifle does not call for militarizing campus

A disturbed man took an assault rifle onto the University of Texas at Austin campus and shot himself Tuesday, law enforcement officials say. Early reports from ...Read More