Category Archives: Portfolio Tenere84

Reflective – Tenere84

Core Value 1. My work demonstrates that I used a variety of social and interactive practices that involve recursive stages of exploration, discovery, conceptualization, and development. In my original Definition Argument, I attempted to define the circumstances surrounding perpetrators of … Continue reading

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Definition Rewrite – Tenere84

School Shooters Aren’t Who You Think They Are In the effort to combat school shootings, researchers, legislators, and politicians alike have tried to point to any circumstances, or “red flags,” that mold someone into a potential offender. They have pointed … Continue reading

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Research – Tenere84

It’s Time to Address the Media’s Role in School Shootings “Mental illness and hatred pull the trigger,” said President Donald Trump last year about school shootings. “I want guns to be in the hands of people that are mentally stable. … Continue reading

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Bibliography – Tenere84

Definition Argument Sources (may change depending on how the rewrite goes): 1. Langman, Peter. Why Kids Kill: inside the Minds of School Shooters. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Background: The author, Peter Langman, delves into the touchy discussion of why children commit … Continue reading

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Rebuttal – Tenere84

Keep School Shooters Off the Front Page School shootings have been a terrifying spectacle in America for the past three decades. But has anyone considered that these “spectacles” of mass violence are precisely what contribute to the problem of mass … Continue reading

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Causal Argument – Tenere84

School Shootings: Searching for a “Common Profile” of Perpetrators is a Mistake, but Reducing Mass Media Coverage of Them Could Work Despite decades of experience dealing with school shootings, neither the left nor the right can really agree on how … Continue reading

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Fame-Seeking School Shooters: Who Are They? It’s 2020, and the rate of school shootings has never shown any sign of slowing down. But over recent years, the idea that media sensationalism has become a cause of school shootings has gained … Continue reading

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