Monthly Archives: April 2014

Bloody Wednesday: What Happened at Franklin Regional High School?

Every new round of school violence brings me to tears. It’s like seeing ground-zero after a massive tornado and realizing there’s no way to put it all back together.

April should be a sweet month for high schoolers, with prom night right around the corner and exams still weeks away. But at Franklin Regional High School near Pittsburgh, teenagers are trying to piece their lives back together. On Wednesday, a 16-year-old sophomore named Alex Hribal went on a stabbing frenzy, injuring twenty-one students and a security guard.

The kid apparently wanted to hurt people. He wanted to hurt them so badly that it probably didn’t cross his mind that he may spend Continue reading