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Students Fight Back

Last Sunday, the Associated Press reports, students wrestled a gun away from a University of Southern California student who had been asked to leave an off-campus party after threatening a young woman. The 19-year-old student, Zao Xing Yang, was arrested and is being held without bail.
[tip: writer Jack Kemp]

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