MSU students on mass shooting

"It's something that my generation has been preparing for since elementary school. It was never a question of if, but when." After a mass shooting at their school killed three people, these Michigan State University students had this to say ...

“Today we're talking about my school. But tomorrow we could be talking about yours”

These Michigan State University students spoke out after a mass shooting took place at their school. “Multiple of our peers are dead and there is literally ... I could have been there”, says Charplotz13, adding: “My two friends came over, we were going to watch “The Bachelor,” and then I was going to go study for a communications exam. But instead, we spent the entire night listening to the police broadcasts, listening to the news, spam texting every single class group chat, club group chat, friend group chat we have. Crying, shaking, and just absolutely not knowing what's going to happen”.

MSU mass shooting

“It was never a question of if, but when”

There was a four hour, five hour period where there was just complete chaos across campus, of people not knowing where the shooter was, there were false reports. And I don't think that's something that we're talking about enough. Because the sheer panic that each Spartan had to go through tonight was a lot”, tells Nocapkarah. “I don't want people to become desensitized to this because it is very real. And I have spent so much time thinking about when this is going to happen to me. My best friend is actually still on campus right now and I don't know what's going on with her. So before I see any tweets for politicians saying “thoughts and prayers,” just stop right f—ing there because I don't want to hear it. I'm done. Your words don't mean s— unless you do something about this”, explains Carriesxott, another student. 

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I do not understand the people that are pushing against ... Stopping this stuff from happening. If they would just help us prevent it, this wouldn't be happening. But they do literally everything in their power to not do anything about it. Do better GOP. I am sick of this. I am f—ing tired. Gun control right now. Right now”, says Charplotz13.

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