Hysteria surrounding violence is misdirected, ineffective

Hannah Sparks criticizes the hypocrisy of the national gun control conversation in light of knee-jerk overreactions to the behavior of children in schools.

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 8, 2010

Dear Editor, The article, “Four Loko is only the face of the issue,” brings up issues that many students aren’t aware of. The rate of underage students consuming Four Loko has risen greatly in the past couple of years, and the consequences should be publicized. This popular drink is now banned in Massachusetts, but my concern is that students may still have access to it. Four Loko is more difficult to access because liquor stores around campus are only allowed to sell what they had left in stock. Once it is out of stock, something is going to be on…