Essays Tagged: "Columbine High School massacre"

The Columbine Shooting and what it mean for us and how to del with the shooting that America is dealing with,

On April 20th, 1999 two teenagers, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into their school in Columbine Colorado and began a one-hour long killing spree, which ended in the death of 12 of their ... guns, present a distorted reality, and may actually train people to be marksmen. Incidents like the Columbine school shooting, the worst school shooting in the history of the United States, are proof ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Graphic design response to Bowling for Columbine

Bowling For Columbine was an intense experience for me. Horrific images flew across the screen making my heart d ... ee them all. For a movie with a title that includes an even as powerful and earth shattering as the Columbine High School shootings were, the movie surprisingly had very little to do with that event i ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

School Violence: the seveirty of this worldwide dillema, descriptions of incidences, and what is being done

the world. There are occurrences of school violence across the globe that are just as severe as the Columbine massacre in Colorado. School violence is happening more rapidly over the years and is deve ... reat to everyone in the world.One of the most widely known instances of school violence occurred at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. On one tragic day, April 20, 1999, two teenage student ...

(6 pages) 187 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

School Violence

was active in school activities. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, the two students who opened fire at Columbine High School were the killers who were the most discussed throughout the press. They had be ... e from head injury.In the media, journalists have tried to pick apart the tragic school shooting at Columbine High school. Dylan Harris and Eric Klebold, the suspected killers, had shown several of th ...

(11 pages) 273 0 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Sociology: Social Cliques in High School

ies have been traced back to the antagonists' role as an outcast at their school and community. The Columbine shootings were at the beginning of this new issue. In the aftermath of the shootings, ther ... ed a feelings of helplessness, insecurity and depression, as well as a strong desire for attention (Columbine High School Massacre, 2003). Many clique clashes may even result in everyday violence and ...

(5 pages) 144 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This essay tells the story of the Columbine high school massacre in littleton colorado.15 dead...many injured...april 20th 99

46 Minutes of the Columbine MassacreOn the date of April 20th 1999 there was a horrific school shooting in Littleton, ... ng was at Columbine High School and is known as the most significant school shooting in America. At Columbine there were 15 people killed and many more injured. The shooters of this event were Eric Ha ... and many more injured. The shooters of this event were Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold.(Judy Hasday, Columbine High School Shooting)The bombardment was being planned for about a year before it actually ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

School Violence

some fashion exists almost everywhere. Every time anything serious happens it is always compared to Columbine. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris had a plan. Obsessed with violent video games and paramilit ... ing, they counter 34 casualties. Fifteen students died in the melee, including the shooters.Yet the columbine massacre didn't stop there. In fact, around the country there were a number of copycat ove ...

(16 pages) 387 3 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Bowling for Columbine" - Film Review.

1. Michael Moore's documentary, "Bowling for Columbine," is a powerful mix of humor and tragedy. He explores the culture of violence in an Americ ... illers and economic inequality and focuses on America's gun culture, an exploration provoked by the Columbine High School massacre in Littleton, Colorado, on April 20, 1999. According to Mr. Moore, th ... ill influence children.4. I believe that Michael Moore addresses an interesting issue. Prior to the Columbine High School massacre, the killers Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris went bowling, hence the ti ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.9 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Educational conflicts.

student can carry a massacre at his own school. But we all know that it is true. "The image of the Columbine High School massacre is still lingers in our consciousness: A school under attacked by mur ... ness: A school under attacked by murderous student gunmen. But in some communities, a scenario like Columbine could have a very different ending"(Tracy Smith)Where is that edge, after crossing which a ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Columbine Shooting

The Columbine Shooting that happened on April 20, 1999 was molded with a bigger plan of killing and dest ... ear today, but psychologists have a pretty good idea of their reason or reasons.The two students of Columbine High School, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, had been planning the school shooting for a lo ... e bomb only partially exploded and made a small fire that one truck put out easily. They arrived at Columbine High School in separate cars and they both carefully picked parking places that would have ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

'Something is Wrong With America': Michael Moore's documentary 'Bowling for Columbine' is his view of America. How does he make this documentary interesting?

The Academy Award winning documentary 'Bowling for Columbine' by Michael Moore is an eye-opening, entertaining and often satirical documentary which us ... ch uses various visual, spoken and well edited techniques to present his causes and reasons for the Columbine High School Massacre of 1999 and other acts of violence with guns in just 120 minutes of r ... nducted an interview with Evan McCollum, Director of Communications at a Lockheed Martin plant near Columbine, and asked him, "So you don't think our kids say to themselves, 'Dad goes off to the facto ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Teens and Violence Reaction Paper

n noticing. There are many social factors that influence the violence and crime rate.In Bowling for Columbine, the movie ridicules many of the events and people portrayed throughout the film. However, ... viewers thoughts about guns during this film by appealing to their emotions with events such as the Columbine massacre, Kayla Rolland's murder and the issue of how the United States has the most death ...

(5 pages) 65 1 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Innocence Lost

ws; they see it every year. The most destructive school shooting would have to be the unforgettable Columbine shooting in 1999. In the small town of Littleton, Colorado were two young men in the "tren ...

(3 pages) 306 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reflections on "Bowling for Columbine"

The Columbine High School massacre struck me the hardest. It was horrifying to see the whole school in t ... next target. Even more repulsive, the killers were only teenagers who study at that exact school in Columbine and were killing their own classmates. They were also seen going to bowling class that mor ... micide.With the use of irony and mockumentary, Michael Moore has successfully presented Bowling for Columbine in a light-hearted way in some respects. Clips of South Park totally subdued the taut atmo ...

(3 pages) 22 0 1.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Hate in Our Society

R SOCIETY In Andrew Sulivan's article "What So Bad About Hate" and Dave Culle's "Inside the Columbine High Investigation," both authors talk about hate and its impressions on our society. Sull ... hate, but that we have to learn to live with it. Cullen states that all the rumors spread about the columbine high school killings are untrue. Both authors share common ideas about hate, how it affect ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Censorship in America         “Get your stinky, yellow ass off my

turing a pet, hurting someone physically, or even shooting a classmate. A recent example can be the Columbine High School Shooting where two students shot eleven classmates and at the end committed su ...

(2 pages) 423 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Coping With School Violence

dents and 1 teacher was killed and ten other students wounded. In 1999, there were three shootings; Columbine being the biggest of these incidents. The Columbine shootings took place on April 20th, 19 ... y are needed in our schools these days. With the proper equipment and staff, we can prevent another Columbine. A sound and structured discipline policy should also be incorporated such as expulsion, s ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Crime, Kids and Parents

Crimes, Kids and Parents On April 20, 1999, a high school in Colorado, Columbine High, was subject to an extremely violent crime committed by a minor. Eric Harris and Dylo ... "Poor Parenting Skills" Univ. of Pennsylvania law review"Everyday Law Encyclopedia" Law.enotes.com"Columbine High School massacre" Wikipedia.org 2006

(5 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Dangers of Columbine

On April 20, 1999, students and staff went to Columbine High School thinking it was going to be just another normal day. However, they were in for ... tion. Also, , Harris and Clebold kept a journal showing nothing but hatred, rage, and plans for the Columbine massacure.In addition, the two boys made some very disturbing school projects. Harris made ... everything down in their journals planning exactly what was going to happen on that terrible day at Columbine High School. They have been planning this for months. They even did numerous experiments w ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Does the Media Affect a Child's Behavior?

d shots. One person was killed and 19 people were injured. That incident appeared to mimic the 1999 Columbine High School shooting in Littleton, Colo., in which both student attackers wore trench coat ... shooting at them. "I think copycatting is a huge issue," said Dave Cullen, author of a book on the Columbine massacre. It is "beyond the realm of possibility," Cullen believes, that yesterday's shoot ...

(7 pages) 58 1 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues