High-Angle Shot – Tunali Fotograf http://tunalifotograf.com/ Sun, 19 Jun 2022 01:51:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://tunalifotograf.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-1-150x150.png High-Angle Shot – Tunali Fotograf http://tunalifotograf.com/ 32 32 Astros shut out at home by White Sox https://tunalifotograf.com/astros-shut-out-at-home-by-white-sox/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 23:17:48 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/astros-shut-out-at-home-by-white-sox/ With 36,747 in the home of Minute Maid Park, the Houston Astros got mask by the Chicago White Sox, 7-0. Since I started writing here at Crawfish Boxes, I’ve been tasked with the Saturday recaps. Despite winning about sixty percent of the time, it appears the Astros are unable to win home gold during games […]]]>

With 36,747 in the home of Minute Maid Park, the Houston Astros got mask by the Chicago White Sox, 7-0.

Since I started writing here at Crawfish Boxes, I’ve been tasked with the Saturday recaps. Despite winning about sixty percent of the time, it appears the Astros are unable to win home gold during games in which I’m assigned to the game capsule. In preparation for this article, I noticed that resident ace Justin Verlander (8-2, 1.94) should have given me a better than average chance to finally write about a Saturday win. Houston’s no-punch Saturdays aren’t just limited to my tenure here, either… They’re 3-8 after today’s debacle (and 37-17 otherwise).

Verlander’s nemesis Johnny Cueto (0-3, 3.53) has been there almost as long as he has been, but hasn’t had much success against Houston. He was 3-6 in 13 starts throughout his career, with a decent 3.64 ERA and a slightly less decent 1.409 WHIP. He gave up a first single to Jose Altuve late in the first, then walked two batters over the next six innings without giving up another hit.

Verlander struggled in the first half of the third. After loading the bases with just one out, Luis Robert hit a two-run single into right field for a 2-0 Chicago lead. The ball was 107 MPH initially, but with a 7° launch angle. Jose Abreu followed immediately with a two-point brace to make it 4-0, knocking out Verlander’s shot on his 10th Quality Start this season.

Despite Verlander’s troubles, he passed CC Sabathia for 16th on the all-time fourth-inning strikeout list, with his 3,094th. Later in the same inning, Josh Harrison crossed home for a run on an error by Altuve. On closer inspection, the error occurred on a ball that had a .570 xBA, suggesting that Altuve, whose view was also obstructed by the umpire, may have had a bad deal.

Also in the fourth, Robert collected his third and fourth RBI of the game on a two-run double and two outs for a 7-0 lead. The blow also marked the end of Verlander’s day. He allowed a season-high seven runs (four earned) on nine hits, without walking and striking out three for 3 23 sleeves. He had 59 of 81 shots over the plate but saw his ball ERA at 2.30.

After Phil Maton won the innings final, the Astros then had a 2.7% chance of victory. In the fourth round.

Houston wouldn’t have had another runner on base until Alex Bregman led off the seventh with a single. Bregman was immediately obliterated two pitches later on a Yordan Álvarez double play pitch, 1-6-3. It turned out that Bregman was the last Houston player to be on base until he was retired at ninth. Cueto went seven shutout innings, allowing two hits and two walks, striking out five and throwing 58 of 93 in the zone.

  • Reynaldo López had the last six out, allowing only a ninth-inning single to Altuve.

  • In seven starts since arriving in Chicago, Cueto had his fifth quality start and first win.
  • Going 3 for 28 from the plate, the Astros’ in-game xBA was a pretty well-deserved .137.
  • Chicago, meanwhile, went 12 for 30 with just a .219 xBA — perhaps indicating a less than stellar defense.
  • AJ Pollock was 0 for 5 for Chicago, and the rest of the Sox hit .480.

  • Brandon Bielak, Maton and Hector Neris went seven innings in 5 1/3 shutouts.

Thanks for reading. Tomorrow at 6:08 p.m. CT, the Astros will host the White Sox in the ESPN Featured Game. Cristian Javier (3-3, 3.20) will face Michael Kopech (2-2, 1.92).

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Macro photography: how to use your camera or smartphone https://tunalifotograf.com/macro-photography-how-to-use-your-camera-or-smartphone/ Fri, 17 Jun 2022 03:18:05 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/macro-photography-how-to-use-your-camera-or-smartphone/ Macro photography is the perfect way to reveal the Lilliputian world of insects that exists right under our noses. Creepy critters look amazing when photographed close-up, not least because details often impossible to see with the naked eye are suddenly revealed in all their glory. What is macro photography? Macro photography refers to a genre […]]]>

Macro photography is the perfect way to reveal the Lilliputian world of insects that exists right under our noses. Creepy critters look amazing when photographed close-up, not least because details often impossible to see with the naked eye are suddenly revealed in all their glory.

What is macro photography?

Macro photography refers to a genre of photography where small subjects are captured on the camera sensor at a 1:1 ratio. This simply means that an insect 1 cm long, for example, will be reproduced on the camera sensor at 1 cm long. And when printed or viewed on screen, it will become much larger.

There are several options for taking close-up photos, ranging from using the macro function of your smartphone camera to using a dedicated macro lens for your DSLR or mirrorless camera. So we’ll take a look at some of the options available before explaining the techniques and camera settings you can use to capture amazing insect images, whatever your budget.

Kit for macro photography

Use your smartphone

Most of us have a smartphone, and for many people, their smartphone camera is the only camera they own and use. Although it doesn’t provide the image quality and lens options available with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, smartphones offer a wide range of shooting modes. These include a “macro mode” that allows you to focus incredibly closely on tiny subjects, including insects and flowers, so the smartphones are perfect for beginners and almost always within reach.

Shooting with a kit lens

A kit lens is a lens often supplied with your camera and will typically be 18-55mm for APS-C cameras, which is the most popular format for beginners and enthusiasts. Although these lenses don’t allow you to achieve a 1:1 macro ratio, most can focus up to 20cm from the subject you are shooting. To get as close to the subject as possible, zoom the lens to 55mm and position the camera as close as possible for autofocus or manual focus to work.

Get closer with automatic extension tubes

Extension tubes are rings attached between the camera and the lens to increase the distance between the rear lens element and the camera sensor. This in turn allows you to focus closer to subjects.

Automatic extension tubes maintain contact between the camera and lens so that aperture can be changed, light metering works, and autofocus can be used. Automatic extension tubes come in sets of two or three and should be the correct lens mount for your camera.

Close-up of a young lady © Getty Images

Enjoy the simplicity of close-up filters

Close-up filters screw onto the front of your lenses to reduce the focusing distance between the lens and the subject. They come in sets or individually with diopter values ​​from +1 to +10. Diopters increase the magnification capability of your kit lens, essentially acting as a magnifying glass for your lens. The +10 filter provides a 1:1 macro ratio and lower value filters can be stacked to increase magnification.

Just make sure you buy close-up filters with the same filter thread size as the lens you intend to use them with so they can be attached. This can often be found on the back of the lens cap.

Invest in a macro lens for the best image quality

If you’re serious about macro photography and want the best image quality with the ultimate convenience, a dedicated macro lens is a must. These lenses allow you to capture subjects at normal distances or close up to achieve a 1:1 ratio.

And since they’re optimized to capture the finest details of tiny objects, the image quality is fantastic. This is the most expensive close-up lens option, and the most versatile focal lengths for these lenses are 90mm and 105mm.

How to take great macro photos

Find your topic

A good time of day for insect photography is early morning, as insects are less active in cooler weather. Of course, you can shoot throughout the day and your local garden or park are great places, but the bugs will move faster during the hottest parts of the day.

The flowers and foliage of plants and trees are the perfect places to look for flying insects. And those plants that provide a popular food source, like the buddleia, will always be teeming with life.

Close up of a pink butterfly

Close-up of a pink moth ©Getty Images

Configure your camera

Whether you’re shooting with a macro lens, automatic extension tubes, or close-up filters, set the camera to “aperture priority mode” with the aperture set to f/8. You’ll need a fast shutter speed if you’re holding the camera in your hands, so set the ISO to 400 unless it’s a particularly bright day where ISO 100 can suffice.

When shooting close-ups, even the smallest camera movements are amplified, so keep an eye on the shutter speed set by the camera – this should ideally be 1/250 s or faster.

Consider Concentration and Composition

A trend when shooting close-ups/macro photography is to fill the camera frame with the subject, but this is not always necessary. Leave some space around the subject to show the environment and give a sense of context.

And as for focusing, put the lens in manual focus, rotate the focus ring to the closest focusing distance, then gently move the camera back and forward while looking through the viewfinder until the insect is in focus, then take the picture. .

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USA men’s national team draw 1-1 with El Salvador on Jordan Morris’ stoppage-time goal in Concacaf Nations League group game https://tunalifotograf.com/usa-mens-national-team-draw-1-1-with-el-salvador-on-jordan-morris-stoppage-time-goal-in-concacaf-nations-league-group-game/ Wed, 15 Jun 2022 06:02:20 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/usa-mens-national-team-draw-1-1-with-el-salvador-on-jordan-morris-stoppage-time-goal-in-concacaf-nations-league-group-game/ SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (June 14, 2022) – The United States men’s national team came from behind to draw El Salvador 1-1 on Tuesday night in a Concacaf Nations League group stage match played at an Estadio Cuscatlán rain-soaked and covered in mud. After El Salvador’s Alexander Larin put the home side in place 10 […]]]>

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (June 14, 2022) – The United States men’s national team came from behind to draw El Salvador 1-1 on Tuesday night in a Concacaf Nations League group stage match played at an Estadio Cuscatlán rain-soaked and covered in mud. After El Salvador’s Alexander Larin put the home side in place 10 minutes before half-time, second-half substitutes Luca de la Torre and Jordan Morris combined to take the United States to the level in second-half stoppage time, with Morris heading into de la Torre’s cross for the equalizer. .

The United States finished the four-game June window with a 2-0-2 record and are now awaiting their final two warm-up games to be played in September in Europe before heading to Qatar for the FIFA World Cup. football 2022. The United States will resume Concacaf Nations League group play in March 2023, hosting El Salvador and visiting Grenada on dates to be determined.

Gregg Berhalter made seven changes to the defeated Grenada side in the CNL opener, keeping only the backline of Reggie Cannon, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Aaron Long and Antonee Robinson intact.

After enduring days of rain, conditions on the pitch were a factor as both sides struggled to find their footing early on.

The first chance came in the 24th minute. Christian Pulisic and Tyler Adams combined down the right from a short corner, with Adams swinging a ball towards the back post. Haji Wright, making his first career start, rose above two defenders near goal and headed the ball outside, where Yunus Musah connected on a first shot that goalkeeper Mario Gonzalez had saved for a corner.

Musah – the Insiders man of the match – then connected with Pulisic in the middle, Pulisic throwing a pass to Wright who hit him wide wide.

The hosts then capitalized with 10 minutes left in half time when Larin rolled in a shot from a tight angle that caught USA keeper Ethan Horvath anticipating a cross and scored the opener.

The United States would use all five substitutes in the second half, with the first two being Weston McKennie and Jesus Ferreira to start the final position. The two almost combined for the equalizing minutes when McKennie played a fine ball through two defenders for Ferreira at the edge of the box. Gonzalez had moved away from his line to cut play, but Ferreira managed to get past him and shoot, only for defender Roberto Dominguez to slip to prevent the ball from entering.

Musah then had the best chance for the United States in the 58th, accelerating through the middle before playing a quick pass with Tim Weah at the top of the box. Musah fired but again Gonzalez stepped up and made a huge save from the top of the penalty area.

In a game that had 26 combined fouls, things got fiercer in the final 20 minutes. USA winger Paul Arriola was shown a straight red for a challenge on Larin less than 10 minutes after coming on.

The downside only lasted a few minutes. In the 79th, Ferreira launched Musah with a nice ball in the middle. With just one man to beat, Musah was knocked down by Ronald Rodriguez, who was then ejected. Musah took the ensuing free kick, placing a nice shot into the top left corner, but once again Gonzalez rushed in to make the save.

Still looking for the equaliser, the United then brought in de la Torre and Morris in the 80s.e minute. Morris had a header blocked with an arm that was unseen by the referee in the 87th, but made his next chance count, heading in de la Torre’s 30-yard cross from the left to the equalizer in the first minute of the second half stoppage time.

GOAL SUMMARY

SLV – Alexander Larin (Kevin Reyes), 34th minute: Salvadoran Kevin Reyes sent a long cross near the baseline which was controlled by Larin on the left flank. With USA right-back Reggie Cannon scoring, Larin curled a left-footed shot from a tight angle that caught USA keeper Ethan Horvath flat-footed and scored the opening goal. United States 0, SLV 1

United States – Jordan Morris (Luca de la Torre) 90+1 minute: Pushing for the equaliser, Pulisic sent a double corner from the right side to McKennie who connected with a solid header which was saved by Gonzalez. The second-chance ball fell on de la Torre outside the box on the left side. De la Torre recovered and sent a diving cross into the mix which Morris rose high to head for six yards. US 1, SLV 1

Additional notes:

  • Jordan Morris scored his 11th international goal and his fifth in the Nations League, giving him sole possession of the USMNT’s scoring lead in the competition.
  • USA are 19-1-7 against El Salvador, a 12-0-5 advantage in matches played in official competition and 2-1-5 in away matches against Los Angeles. Cuscatlécos.
  • Forward Haji Wright earned his first start, first competitive selection and first away appearance for the USMNT tonight.
  • Tonight’s starting XI had an average age of 24 years and 26 days.
  • The USMNT roster has also averaged 22 caps and 11 appearances in official competition.
  • Gregg Berhalter made seven roster changes to the USMNT that started Friday’s CNL opener against Grenada, with the backline of Reggie Cannon, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Aaron Long and Antonee Robinson as leftovers.
  • Christian Pulisic wore the captain’s armband for the 10th time tonight. Pulisic (23.74) is the second-youngest player in the modern era (1990-present) to captain the USMNT 10 times, after only Tony Meola (23.18) who did it on April 29 1992 in the Republic of Ireland.
  • Aaron Long was the only player to start each of USA’s four games during the June window. Weston McKennie, Jesús Ferreira and Antonee Robinson also appeared in all four.
  • Robinson continues his run as the only player to appear in all 10 games in 2022.
  • With squads limited to dressing 23 players, defenders George Bello, Walker Zimmerman and midfielder Malik Tillman were not part of the matchday squad.

­-United States Men’s National Team Game Report-

Match: El Salvador vs. United States Men’s National Team

Date: June 14, 2022
Competition: Concacaf Nations League

Venue: Estadio Cuscatlan; San Salvador, El Salvador

Presence: 6,313

To start up: 8 p.m. local time (10 p.m. ET)

Time: 68 degrees; rainy

Scoring summary: 1 2 F

UNITED STATES 0 1 1

SLV 1 0 1

SLV – Alexander Larin (Kevin Reyes) 35e minute

United States – Jordan Morris (Luca de la Torre) 90+1

Compositions:

UNITED STATES: 18-Ethan Horvath; 22-Reggie Cannon, 20-Cameron Carter-Vickers (14-Luca de la Torre, 81) 15-Aaron Long, 5-Antonee Robinson; 4-Tyler Adams (13-Jordan Morris, 80), 11-Brenden Aaronson (8-Weston McKennie, 46), 6-Yunus Musah; 21-Tim Weah (7-Paul Arriola, 61), 19-Haji Wright (9-Jesús Ferreira, 46), 10-Christian Pulisic (captain)

Substitutes not used: 1-Matt Turner, 12-Sean Johnson, 2-DeAndre Yedlin, 3-Erik Palmer-Brown, 16-Joe Scally, 17-Cristian Roldan, 23-Kellyn Acosta

Head coach: Gregg Berhalter

SLV: 1-Mario González; 13-Alexander Larin, 5-Ronald Rodriguez, 3-Roberto Dominguez, 21-Bryan Tamacas (2-Linzandro Claros, 87); 6-Narciso Orellana, 14-Christian Martinez, 8-Brayan Lanaverde (7-Darwin Ceren, 61); 19-Kevin Reyes (22-Roberto Molina, 61), 9-Nelson Bonilla (captain) (12-Cristian Gil, 68), 17-Jairo Henriquez (4-Erick Cabalceta, 86)

Substitutes not used: 18-Tomas Romero, 23-Kevin Carabantes, 10-Eric Calvillo, 11-Joaquin Rivas, 15-Kevin Melara, 16-Eduardo Vigil, 20-Enrico Dueñas

Coach: Hugo Perez

Stat Summary: United States / SLV

Shots: 10 / 5

Shots on goal: 6 / 1

Backup: 0 / 4

Corner kicks: 7 / 3

Fouls: 12 / 16

Offside: 2 / 1

Summary of misconduct:

USA – Reggie Cannon (Warning) 45+1 minutes

USA – Paul Arriola (Ejection) 70

USA – Tyler Adams (Attention) 76

SLV – Ronald Rodriguez (Ejection) 79

SLV – Mario Gonzalez (Warning) 85

Officials:

Referee: Cesar Ramos (MEX)

AR1: Alberto Marin (MEX)

AR2: Miguel Hernandez (MEX)

4th Referee: Juan Gabriel Calderon (CRC)


Insider Man of the Match: Yunous Musah

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‘Players’ Review: Paramount Plus Fake E-Sports Documentary is a Winner https://tunalifotograf.com/players-review-paramount-plus-fake-e-sports-documentary-is-a-winner/ Mon, 13 Jun 2022 15:47:13 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/players-review-paramount-plus-fake-e-sports-documentary-is-a-winner/ Players chasing an elusive championship are the basis for another mockumentary gem, this time drawing inspiration from recent hit series from the world of sports. “Creating a satisfying and engaging emotional arc for a character named Creamcheese” sounds like something of a challenge. Whether on the back of a jersey, listed onscreen, or spoken by […]]]>

Players chasing an elusive championship are the basis for another mockumentary gem, this time drawing inspiration from recent hit series from the world of sports.

“Creating a satisfying and engaging emotional arc for a character named Creamcheese” sounds like something of a challenge. Whether on the back of a jersey, listed onscreen, or spoken by any number of characters in a sprawling fictional Esports saga, see or hear this collection of vowels should to be a dealbreaker.

And yet, the central figure of the new Paramount+ series “Players” is loud enough, vulnerable enough, and pathologically fixated on his own image that Creamcheese feels right at home in the echelon of athletes compelling enough for their own documentary series ( even if it does not actually exist).

“Players” is the latest offering from creators Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault, a duo who pulled off two equally serious and absurd seasons of “American Vandal.” Bringing the real crime boom to the halls of a high school, it was a show that used exaggerated premises like a Trojan horse to watch everything from tough high school experiences to the nature of fame, while sliding into pointed observations. on the genre itself.

This time around, the focus is on the elaborate, high-stakes world of League of Legends Esports, seen through the eyes of members of the Fugitive Gaming team, built for the show. Alongside the work of Creamcheese (Misha Brooks), the five-person team’s controversial statesman, “Players” also charts the evolution of Organizm (Da’Jour Jones), an incoming teenage prodigy with the behavior exactly opposite. From there, “Players” uses the established rhythms and expectations of recent popular sports documentary series to dig deeper into a thorny web of friendships and rivalries.

In the ten-episode season setup, “Players” sort of revels in those sports documentation details while effectively setting up what matters most to most people who appear on camera. There’s the “Last Dance”-style jump between parallel storylines, surveillance camera angles borrowed from office conversations in “Hard Knocks,” brilliant slow-motion Steadicam inputs, and crowd shots reminiscent of “Cheer” and ” Last Chance U.”

“Players”

Lara Solanki/Paramount+

The magic of this creative team is that the nods, homages, and punchlines are all meticulously crafted diversions. With the backstory shortcuts that are built into the first episode of any long-running documentary series, Creamcheese, global strategy team Fugitive Kyle (Ely Henry) and April Braxton (Holly Chou), teammate-turned-rival Foresite ( Peter Thurnwald), and company owner Nathan Resnick (Stephen Schneider) gets into place. He uses all the same ‘keep it simple’ techniques that can easily turn a ‘Drive to Survive’ watcher into a presumed Formula 1 expert in minutes. (Of course, at this point, it wouldn’t be “players” without its fair share of sideways glances at the honeycomb grid lighting rigs in its own player/staff interviews.)

“Players” comes with a distinct set of challenges, especially compared to its spiritual predecessor. Gone are the pair of amateur sleuths who functioned as simple and effective audience surrogates in “Vandal.” And while the greatest narrative benefit of true-crime series is an air of mystery, sports documentaries are often built on inevitability. Yet even in the shift to a more invisible hand guiding this window into the fugitive saga, “Players” still retains an emotional core that it can enrich (and subvert) at various points over a half-decade.

With Yacenda directing, Perrault playing a member of the great Fugitives team, and both leading a writing team capable of digging into the finer touches of Esports and the specifics of the characters’ individual journeys, “Players” doesn’t just imitate the layout of a sports doctor. There’s also the advantage of tapping into a well-established fandom and ecosystem, with real commentators and teams borrowed from the heights of League play in North America. That in turn gives this talented cast a chance to be honest in their performances, even if what they say about their chosen profession is also peppered with jokes about hot sauce and shower gel that would seem to be gibberish out of context.

Even if Creamcheese didn’t have to be a primary reason to care about Fugitive, while having an ego that often gets in the way of the team’s success, Brooks would have one of the most important tasks here. Creamcheese’s down-to-earth confidence in his own abilities and teardrop mood swings all feel true to fellow athletes under the elaborate doc microscope. This ability to punch through the relentless facade and through something genuine, only to jump back seconds later, is a delicate dance that Brooks handles with impressive precision. It’s a beautiful synergy between writing and performance that a season’s swing between team harmony and team discord stems from a recognizable spot and aligns with Fugitive’s fortunes. .

“Players”

Lara Solanki/Paramount+

There’s a particular kind of balance “Players” strikes in the back and forth between its talking-head sections and its observational moments. Even seeing the slight changes in composure between characters that deliver confident sound bites in a one-on-one encounter setting and take on a slightly different air in the more unpredictable behind-the-scenes looks is another example of how whose “Players” uses the form to distinguish what motivates each of these people. There’s no need to choose between someone telling a good story and someone living that story in real time when the show finds illuminating ways to capitalize on both.

Positioned to give themselves incredible access, Yacenda and Perrault keep an internal logic to every moment the series is there to “capture.” Without straying too far from its purpose, the series also fills in some of the gaps that the docs can only fill at a glance. Some series sprinkle in a few glances the family life of a coach. But with Kyle and April, it feels like those cameras are there to show who they are as friends and guides and family to them, not just an easy contrast to who they are at tournament time. It goes along with a joke about another professional sports franchise, but Resnick’s involvement helps ‘players’ touch the idea that teams don’t exist in a vacuum, that there’s always a strain. of sport shooters who see the success group through the eyes of the dollar sign. And there aren’t many docs that feature someone with Organizm’s soft approach to stardom who can take advantage of what Jones brings here in the context of flashier teammates.

That’s why “Players” succeeds in its aim, as it can build a show around the sometimes lopsided exploits of a crew with championship potential while delivering surprises on its own terms. With a longer season, the show can take a more circuitous route and shine a light on the process. And sometimes that path leads to a point where someone close to Creamcheese addresses him as Trevor, his first name. It’s moments like this, when silliness and sincerity collide, that solidify this as a team worth celebrating.

Rating: A-

The first three episodes of “Players” will air Thursday, June 16 on Paramount+.

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Boy awaits Class X results among 2 killed in Ranchi, police face investigation https://tunalifotograf.com/boy-awaits-class-x-results-among-2-killed-in-ranchi-police-face-investigation/ Sun, 12 Jun 2022 01:11:43 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/boy-awaits-class-x-results-among-2-killed-in-ranchi-police-face-investigation/ The death toll in the street violence in Ranchi on Friday rose to two after another person died of gunshot wounds in the early hours of Saturday. Police identified the dead as Sahil, 20, and Mudassir Alam, 15, who was awaiting the results of Class X board exams. The Hemant Soren government, a coalition led […]]]>

The death toll in the street violence in Ranchi on Friday rose to two after another person died of gunshot wounds in the early hours of Saturday. Police identified the dead as Sahil, 20, and Mudassir Alam, 15, who was awaiting the results of Class X board exams.

The Hemant Soren government, a coalition led by JMM and Congress, has ordered a high-level investigation into the incident and the circumstances that led to police ‘shooting’ into crowds protesting comments made against the Prophet by now-suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma. .

SP (rural) Naushad Alam told the Sunday Express: “About 13 people were injured, some from stones thrown, some from gunshots. SP City will give the exact figure. SP City did not respond to calls seeking comment.

Dr Hirendra Birua, Superintendent of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), said: “A total of 10 people were admitted to RIMS who suffered gunshot wounds during the mob violence. Two have since died and one remains in critical condition. The others seem out of danger.
SSP Surendra Jha suffered a head injury. A police officer was also shot and injured.

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The government ordered a complete shutdown of the Internet following “rumor traffic”. Video clips on social media showed how police fired on protesters.

JMM spokesman Supriyo Bhattarcharya said an investigation had been ordered. “All angles will be investigated – from videos circulating on social media of police being seen firing into crowds to what led to the police’s failure to contain the violence. However, the police resorted to shooting because the situation was very tough.

A government source said the Home Office issued an order on Saturday, forming a two-member investigative committee – it includes Principal Secretary for Disaster Management Amitabh Kaushal, the ADG (Ops) of Jharkhand Police, Sanjay Lathkar. He was asked to submit a report in seven days.

BJP state chairman and Rajya Sabha MP Deepak Prakash told the Sunday Express: “The whole sequence of events is a complete failure of state government.”

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Meanwhile, two RAF companies were called in and more than 2,000 police were deployed to 12 points around the area of ​​the main road where the violence took place. The area was quiet on Saturday.

The relatives and neighbors of Sahil and Muddassir, who died of gunshot wounds, are grieving and in mourning.

Salauddin, a former neighborhood commissioner and neighbor of Sahil, said: “Sahil studied up to intermediate level and worked in a traveling shop. Her father is a motorist and the family is in shock. He was shot in the stomach. Her last rites were performed at 3 p.m. today. We asked for compensation from the government. We asked on whose orders the police opened fire.

The second person to die was 15-year-old Mudassir Alam, who was awaiting his Class X results. His uncle Mohammad Sahid Ayyubi said: “The government has let us down. What was the reason for shooting and was it the only option with the police? The government must respond and the culprits must be condemned.

“We don’t even know how he became a member of the mafia. He was shot in the head. His father works as a laborer and he was the only child of his parents. We asked for compensation,” he said.

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Socceroos vs UAE, AFC World Cup 2022 Qualifiers, results, score, news, Socceroos vs Peru https://tunalifotograf.com/socceroos-vs-uae-afc-world-cup-2022-qualifiers-results-score-news-socceroos-vs-peru/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 02:01:00 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/socceroos-vs-uae-afc-world-cup-2022-qualifiers-results-score-news-socceroos-vs-peru/ The Socceroos are just one win away from qualifying for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, having beaten the United Arab Emirates 2-1 in a thrilling Asian qualifier on Wednesday morning. Australia were on their feet after a tentative and conservative first-half performance thankfully went unpunished. But things changed just eight minutes into the second half […]]]>

The Socceroos are just one win away from qualifying for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, having beaten the United Arab Emirates 2-1 in a thrilling Asian qualifier on Wednesday morning.

Australia were on their feet after a tentative and conservative first-half performance thankfully went unpunished. But things changed just eight minutes into the second half as the Socceroos seemed to come out of nowhere.

Winning the ball upfield, winger Martin Boyle danced and snuck past a defender and whipped a low cross for midfielder Jackson Irvine to strike home at the near post.

The lead evaporated almost as quickly as it came, when the UAE equalized three minutes later. Centre-back Bailey Wright was beaten in the flank by dangerous teenage winger Harib Abdalla, who whipped a cross that was deflected into Caio Canedo’s way home.

But the Socceroos had woken up from their first half malaise and were beginning to threaten with more regularity. Irvine almost ensured Australia regained the lead in the 63rd minute when he fired in a cross from the right flank. He found left winger Craig Goodwin at the far post but the Adelaide United star managed to miss the golden chance from close range.

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Midfielder Ajdin Hrustic, fresh off a Europa League title with Eintracht Frankfurt, restored the lead in the 84th minute when a corner bounced off him at the edge of the box. He pushed the half-volley back into the center of the goal, only for a deflection over the six-yard line to send it into the back of the net.

The Socceroos will now face Peru on Tuesday morning (4:00 a.m. AEST), also in Doha, for a place in the World Cup proper.

Victory would then secure qualification for a fifth consecutive World Cup – and a $15 million FIFA qualification prize. But against a murderous Peru team, the Socceroos still face the very real possibility of missing out on football’s premier competition for the first time in two decades.

Asked about the Socceroos’ wary clash and poor first half, Irvine said at 10: “That’s how games go sometimes, you can feel that wary environment. We chose our times well and when we We’ve had some quality moments, we’ve enjoyed them, and in games like this it’s going to come down to nice margins.

“We obviously gave up a goal which was disappointing but we knew we had enough in the key moments to win the game and obviously happy to have taken one myself.”

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Irvine added: “Obviously it’s a great feeling, but you have that moment of elation when the final whistle sounds and then straight away you’re focused, it’s half-time and it’s a great result which means we can go into the week full of confidence.

“As I said, the job is only half done and we will have a tough week of preparation again. Recover, get ready to go again. We have a great team with good energy around us and I’m already excited for next week.

Hrustic said: “We put in so much work and we worked hard so to speak. And we conceded a goal and we shouldn’t have. We kept going, we kept fighting and we took our chance, and the goal for Australia was for all the boys, for the staff, because we’ve been through a lot and it hasn’t been easy. I don’t think everyone realizes how much work we put into it, so I’m happy, really happy.

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HOW IT HAPPENED

The Socceroos fielded a surprise starting XI with two youngsters making just one appearance each in defensive duo Kye Rowles and Nathaniel Atkinson, while veteran winger Mat Leckie started at centre-forward.

It came after the Socceroos suffered three pre-game injuries with Jason Davidson, Trent Sainsbury and Adam Taggart missing through injury, after Tom Rogic previously pulled out of the squad for personal reasons.

In a lackluster first half, the Socceroos managed just two shots – none on target – and were conservative and slow in possession. As has been the case for much of the qualifying campaign, Australia’s best chances came from crosses, particularly from set pieces.

Martin Boyle showed flashes of danger when he whipped a low cross in the opening five minutes, and he found Jackson Irvine 15 minutes later with a floating cross, although midfield’s header sailed wide. Craig Goodwin was deeply fouled on the left wing in the 34th minute, and the Adelaide United star sent a sublime free-kick that grazed the head of an unmarked Kye Rowles – undoubtedly the Australia’s best opportunity from a bad first half.

The United Arab Emirates had the better chances of the first half after finding themselves behind Australian full-back Atkinson on several occasions, in particular thanks to the fast and aggressive 19-year-old Harib Abdalla, who forced three times Mat Ryan to make close range saves.

The Socceroos have constantly struggled to penetrate the Emirati defence, which can be explained in part by a significant tactical change from Graham Arnold to keep the two full-backs in a more defensive position in a bid to negate the counter threat. UAE attack.

Harib Abdalla needed less than five minutes in the second half to find the ball in a dangerous position in the penalty area and past Atkinson to unleash another attempt from a tight angle – pulling off Ryan’s best save yet.

It took a moment of magic for Martin Boyle to break the deadlock. Seemingly out of nowhere, the Socceroos took possession of the ball high up the pitch in the 53rd minute. Boyle – having had almost no opportunity to run against the defenders in the first half – seized the moment with both hands, beating a defender to the touchline and crackling a low cut into the penalty area.

Midfielder Jackson Irvine arrived at the near post and brought it home, his seventh goal in 47 international appearances.

Three minutes later, Irvine was an unwitting figure in the UAE equaliser. Harib Abdalla – so far the game’s most influential player – again found the ball deep on the left flank. He took on Bailey Wright, who received no support from fellow defenders, and whipped out a cross. It bounced off Irvine at the edge of the penalty area and Caio slammed the ball into the roof of the net.

DOHA, QATAR – JUNE 07: Jackson Irvine of Australia celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between United Arab Emirates and Australia at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium on June 07, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Mohamed Farag/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images

Then, in the 63rd minute, Craig Goodwin got the end of a sensational cross from Jackson Irvine. But Goodwin’s rushing shot to the far post was horrendous, wasting a golden chance to regain the lead.

But the Socceroos were pushing higher and higher up the pitch. Boyle was gaining influence and just before the 70th minute he won a corner after another labyrinthine run past the defence. The resulting corner found Kye Rowles at the far post but his header was easily saved.

Craig Goodwin missed this opportunity.Source: Channel 10

Shortly after, Ajdin Hrustic cut inside from the right flank and unleashed a wild curling shot, a positive sign nonetheless given his long-range ability.

Striker Jamie Maclaren was introduced in place of Goodwin with 18 minutes left and almost scored within two minutes.

Full-back Behich made a rare foray forward and collected a long ball from Hrustic on the line before throwing a bouncing ball to Maclaren just eight yards from goal. Maclaren struggled to control the difficult ball, and a defender’s diving lunge pushed it into Boyle, the ball bouncing for a goal kick.

Maclaren’s movement and quick passing made an impact. He launched a triangle pattern with Hrustic and Boyle in the 80th minute, with Hrustic playing a delightful ball into the box. Maclaren confidently hit the volley towards goal despite a tight angle, making a save.

But in the 84th minute it was Hrustic, who was atypically calm throughout the game, who turned the game around. The ball bounced off the edge of the box and the midfielder fired a rocket straight at the keeper – only for a defender’s deflection to send it cruelly into the net.

It was the 25-year-old’s third strike for the green and the gold.

The UAE desperately pushed forward as Arnold turned to his bench in the death, bringing another defender to Milos Degenek and fresh legs to Awer Mabil in stoppage time.

Martin Boyle said: “It was difficult. It was hard but the most disappointing, when we scored, we immediately cashed.

“But we showed good character, I think we dominated the majority of the game. Matty made some good saves at the near post, but I thought we were really good and took risks when they came.

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TEAM NEWS

Coach Graham Arnold opted to reward players who had played consistently for their clubs this season – with two key exceptions to the rule in veteran duo Mat Ryan and Aaron Mooy.

Captain Mat Ryan starts in goal.

In defence, youngster Nathaniel Atkinson starts at right-back for only his second cap, beating Italian Fran Karacic.

In the center of defense, Bailey Wright and Kye Rowles resume their combination from last week’s friendly win over Jordan, with 50-cap veteran Aziz Behich on the left side of defence.

Wright recently helped Sunderland to promotion to the Championship, but last week was his first international appearance since October 2019.

In midfield, Aaron Mooy starts as expected, with Ajdin Hrustic and Jackson Irvine completing the central trio.

This sees Martin Boyle and Craig Goodwin on the wings with Mathew Leckie up front.

Goodwin started the game on the left wing, with Leckie at center and Boyle on the right flank.

In 24 appearances for Melbourne City this season, Leckie has played on the wing every time.

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Casper Ruud has won six titles on tour, including five on clay and two this year. He is ranked No. 8 in the world, becoming the first Norwegian player to break into the top 10 in the world rankings.

The 23-year-old has quickly become one of the most reliable clay court players around, but despite all that, few would have chosen him to make the final at Roland Garros this year.

Ruud navigated several tricky missions on his way to the finale. He first had to defeat French tennis legend Jo-Wilfried Tsonga – who was playing the last event of his career – in an extremely moving encounter.

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His quarter-final was against 19-year-old Holger Rune, who knocked out tournament favorite Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round and he then faced Marin Cilic, who beat fellow Russians and 10-seeded Andrey Rublev and Daniel Medvedev.

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Each of those wins has come in four sets, and for a player with little best-of-five experience, it illustrates just how consistent his clay-court appearance on tour is – last year he became the first man in 10 years to win three titles in a row as several weeks – translated into success at the Majors.

Success on clay

For much of his career, Ruud was considered a red-earth specialist. Although he won a hard-court title at the San Diego Open last year, much of his game is tailor-made for clay. Ruud’s speed and ground coverage are solid, and the depth of his groundstrokes allows him to dictate longer base rallies.

But the Norwegian’s most distinct threat is a forehand hammer, which he uses with a ton of spin allowing the ball to bounce high and push his opponent deep down the court. The adaptability and versatility of the stroke has a huge role to play, and this is what sets him apart from other clay-court specialists, perhaps explaining his solid results on other surfaces as well.

When needed, the 23-year-old is able to flatten his forehand and pursue a more precise angle. When running around his backhand to hit the inside shot, he is able to find the depth and low net clearance to consistently hit winners.

Rain is forecast in Paris on Sunday, and in that case, with the roof rising and wet conditions setting in, Ruud’s ability to flatten his forehand when needed could well give him an edge.

Student vs Master

The fact that Ruud’s greatest weapon is his forehand might have something to do with his childhood idol – the man he will face for the very first time at Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday.

“It was worth the wait (to play Nadal). As a Grand Slam final, it will be a special moment for me and hopefully for him too,” Ruud said on the pitch after his victory in semi final.

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Whenever Nadal takes on one of the best young clay players on tour, the headlines are invariably dominated by the long tale of the master taking on the latest upstart. The unprecedented clay king takes on the last prince in waiting – be it Dominic Thiem, Stefanos Tsitsipas or Carlos Alcaraz.

This time around, however, it will be hard to walk away from that story, given that Ruud is actually a disciple of the Spaniard. Before breaking into the top 100 on tour, the 23-year-old had attended the Rafa Nadal Academy in Mallorca, run by the Spaniard’s former coach and uncle Toni, along with other members of his squad. and his family.

Ruud has yet to face Nadal on tour, but back at the academy the duo frequently play practice matches and as the Norwegian jokingly admitted after their semi-final victory, Ruud hardly wins. never.

“He’s played a lot of Grand Slam finals, but at least he’s playing a student from his academy this time around, so hopefully it’ll be fun,” he said.

A record 22nd Grand Slam and 14th Roland Garros title are on the line for Nadal on Sunday. If Ruud – the huge underdog – should spoil the party, he will become the first Norwegian player to win a major singles trophy. Either way, those back at the Mallorca academy will have their heads held high.

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Lincoln Park shooting victim leaves intensive care. ‘Glory to God’, says the mother https://tunalifotograf.com/lincoln-park-shooting-victim-leaves-intensive-care-glory-to-god-says-the-mother/ Thu, 02 Jun 2022 16:46:00 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/lincoln-park-shooting-victim-leaves-intensive-care-glory-to-god-says-the-mother/ A man who was shot in the street in Lincoln Park when his cell phone was stolen has left intensive care and continues to improve. “He is doing very well but there are still hurdles to overcome,” his mother Joy Dobbs said on Thursday. Dakotah Earley left the intensive care unit at Illinois Masonic Medical […]]]>

A man who was shot in the street in Lincoln Park when his cell phone was stolen has left intensive care and continues to improve.

“He is doing very well but there are still hurdles to overcome,” his mother Joy Dobbs said on Thursday.

Dakotah Earley left the intensive care unit at Illinois Masonic Medical Center on Wednesday and will no longer need an hourly nurse, Dobbs said. He is no longer on dialysis, but his jaw will remain closed for another three weeks, she said.

“Praise God,” Dobbs wrote on Twitter when breaking the news.

Earley, who turned 24 last week, was shot on May 6 as he struggled with a gunman who knocked him down and fired at least three times.

Earley had part of his leg amputated. Last week he was still unable to speak and may have had to undergo a third surgery to further amputate his leg, his mother said, but it was unnecessary. He also underwent surgery to close his abdomen.

Earley’s condition continues to improve, she said. Last weekend, Dobbs said her son was awake and writing a wish list.

“He wants Ollie pop, kombucha. Learn to drive (finally) and your own place” without roommates, tweeted Dobbs. Later that day, he was able to sit down and hug her, she said.

Dobbs spoke publicly about her son last week and thanked the person who looked after her son while waiting for an ambulance to arrive. Tyshon Brownlee, 19, has been charged in the Earley attack and four other North Side armed robberies.

Prosecutors said Earley was walking on a sidewalk near the corner of Webster and Wayne Avenues when Brownlee emerged from behind a building, pointed a gun and demanded his cell phone and passcode.

The 9mm handgun Brownlee was holding exploded as they struggled and Earley tried to defend himself, police said. Brownlee then stood over Earley and shot him again, stopped and shot him a third time.

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Joy Dobbs, mother of shooting victim Dakotah Earley, speaks during a press conference at City Hall in the Loop, Monday morning May 23, 2022.

Doctors expect Earley to begin acute rehabilitation within the next three to four weeks, where he will learn to use a prosthetic leg, Dobbs said.

The experience was “extremely difficult” emotionally, Dobbs said.

“Almost the whole world watched my son get shot. I can only imagine what he is going through and what he remembers,” she said.

Although Earley can’t speak, his face “lights up” and he has the same sense of humor, his mother said. “He has a good outlook and a good outlook.”

A security video image of the theft in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.  Dakotah Earley, 23, walked on a sidewalk at Webster and Wayne avenues on May 6.

A security video image of the theft in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Dakotah Earley, 23, walked on a sidewalk at Webster and Wayne avenues on May 6.

Family and friends helped Dobbs and his son recover.

“Someone reminded me that self-love helps me keep taking care of him. Sometimes I forget that because I’m on autopilot, making sure he has everything he needs. he needs,” she said. “He’s just the most amazing person I know right now. He fights so hard.

“For all the tragedy, there are still some very good people in Chicago,” Dobbs said.

“Sometimes people send him cookbooks and maps and he pulls a face like he can’t believe it,” she said. Early had studied to be a chef.

“He’s the kind of kid who doesn’t want to get attention,” his mother said. “But he’s got all the attention in Chicago right now.”

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Coco Gauff triumphs in American quarter-final at Roland Garros to reach first Grand Slam singles semi-final https://tunalifotograf.com/coco-gauff-triumphs-in-american-quarter-final-at-roland-garros-to-reach-first-grand-slam-singles-semi-final/ Tue, 31 May 2022 16:35:00 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/coco-gauff-triumphs-in-american-quarter-final-at-roland-garros-to-reach-first-grand-slam-singles-semi-final/ Now, the 18-year-old will make her first-ever Grand Slam singles semi-final following a 7-5 6-2 win over compatriot Sloane Stephens in the All-American quarter-final at Roland Garros. Gauff’s extraordinary talent has been evident since she became the youngest player in history to reach the main draw at Wimbledon three years ago – beating Venus Williams […]]]>
Now, the 18-year-old will make her first-ever Grand Slam singles semi-final following a 7-5 6-2 win over compatriot Sloane Stephens in the All-American quarter-final at Roland Garros.

Gauff’s extraordinary talent has been evident since she became the youngest player in history to reach the main draw at Wimbledon three years ago – beating Venus Williams and reaching the fourth round.

In the years that followed, she struggled with the pressure that came with that achievement.

“Obviously I believe in myself,” she said in her post-match interview. “Even last year, I think I was too focused on trying to meet other people’s expectations of me. Just enjoy life.

“No matter how good or bad my career is, I think I’m a great person, and that’s a message for all young players. Your results, or your work, or how much money you earn doesn’t matter to you. don’t define as a person. As long as you love yourself, who cares what other people think?”

The athleticism and power that made Gauff such a threat were on display again as she continued her perfect debut for this year’s French Open, in which she has yet to drop a set.

She will now face the world number one. 59′ Martina Trevisan on Thursday for a place in the final.

From the start of Tuesday’s match, Gauff constantly attacked from the baseline and broke her compatriot at the first opportunity.

It took Stephens four games to get on the scoreboard, but she did it in style, maneuvering Gauff down the left side of the field and capitalizing on open space with a game-winning backhand volley.

Stephens began to level off, and although Gauff continued to lead thanks to the early break, flickers of the talent that had propelled the 29-year-old to a US Open title and world number one. 3 appeared. A nonchalant pass and a cross forehand shot at an impossible angle sealed his service games.

Buoyed by this momentum, Stephens broke the young American and consolidated this break to equalize at 5-5.

However, three loose shots in his final service game of the set nullified Stephens’ comeback and Gauff won the first set 7-5.

Two breaks of serve were canceled at the start of the second set before Gauff held on and broke Stephens again to put himself within reach of the semi-final.

Stephens reached the French Open final in 2018.

As the tension mounted, errors crept into Gauff’s game and – hampered by a series of double faults – she battled to win her service game, saving three break points to take a lead 4-1 after a wayward volley from Stephens relieved the pressure.

Once Gauff had won this match, the outcome seemed inevitable. However, a tendency to double fault came back to haunt the 18-year-old as she served for the win and was forced to wait longer for confirmation of the result.

The double fault proved contagious, however, and was indicative of Stephens’ inconsistency during the match, as a string of unforced errors allowed Gauff to wrap up victory with relative ease.

After reaching the quarter-finals of the French Open last year, when she was beaten by eventual champion Barbora Krejčíková, this year’s tournament is Gauff’s best performance at a Grand Slam in this day.

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Stopping the next school shooting means controlling the guns. But local communities also have a role to play https://tunalifotograf.com/stopping-the-next-school-shooting-means-controlling-the-guns-but-local-communities-also-have-a-role-to-play/ Fri, 27 May 2022 23:09:31 +0000 https://tunalifotograf.com/stopping-the-next-school-shooting-means-controlling-the-guns-but-local-communities-also-have-a-role-to-play/ There was a time when a school shooting could shock our entire nation. Do you remember Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado in 1999? Today, 23 years later, 19 children under the age of 10 and two of their teachers have been mowed down at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Comparatively speaking, the nation […]]]>

There was a time when a school shooting could shock our entire nation. Do you remember Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado in 1999? Today, 23 years later, 19 children under the age of 10 and two of their teachers have been mowed down at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

Comparatively speaking, the nation collectively shrugged.

Today, mass shootings in American supermarkets, festivals, nightclubs and public transportation are commonplace. Amid a pandemic, war, and climate-related trauma, grief rivals grief. When it comes to school shootings, stopping them seems hopeless.

This is not the case. And not all solutions lie in the seemingly intractable gun control debate.

When I hear about children being shot at school, like everyone else, I get angry. This anger turns into blame. But I know finger pointing won’t solve this. It has certainly been tried.

Instead, we have to ask ourselves: can we really do anything constructive before the next angry young man – they are men in 95% of these incidents – picks up a gun?

As a psychotherapist working with children and adolescents, I have a close view of the range of mental health issues that young people struggle with: untreated depression, chronic stress and anxiety, social isolation, bullying, pressure from peers, anger at a person or group, difficulty concentrating or regulating emotions, poor conflict resolution skills, child abuse, inadequate mental health services. Even if the ever-present threat of gun violence were not lurking in the backdrop, we would need to do a better job of addressing these mental health needs.

So what can we do? To start, we need municipalities to act.

When it comes to preventing mass shootings, gun control matters. Protecting our children should guide state and federal legislation, not the money of powerful lobby groups like the National Rifle Association. But meeting the mental health needs, especially of our young people, is also important. And that’s something we all have at the local level.

Mental health education and programming must become a societal imperative, reaching children and their caregivers as well. And it must start in our schools.

A handful of documented cases tell us that when a parent has responded to a child’s warning signals, it can prevent a tragedy. In most school shootings, the parents of the perpetrator had intimate knowledge of the violent or disturbing behavior over a period of time, but did not intervene. For parents in my practice, I explain that everything that happens with a child’s behavior – from anxiety to suicidal thoughts – cannot be separated from the family system. Relationship dynamics, family stressors, adult mental health, life transitions influence all children.

But many families do not seek help from a therapist. Educating parents about children’s mental health, the warning signs of developing mental health problems, and providing tools for intervention should be an integral part of the school culture. Back-to-school parties, Parent Teacher Association meetings, school councils and parent-teacher conferences can be used to discuss with parents how to address any concerns they may have about their children’s mental health, as well as connecting them to support systems such as counselling, peer and social support groups.

Students should learn about and talk about mental health at school, to empower them, reduce stigma and shame, and encourage them to seek help. Speakers, assemblies, integrated school program and/or special programming or clubs are some options. Schools should speak directly to students about stress and anger management, abusive relationships, bullying, suicide, self-esteem, body image, healthy communication and communication skills. adaptation – before tragedy strikes.

Permissive parenting – the unwillingness or inability to impose limits on children – becomes dangerous when a gun is in the house. We need policies requiring anyone who buys a gun and lives in a household with children to attend a mandatory gun safety course that includes a mental health and youth component.

What is happening in schools in the United States today is extremely disturbing and unacceptable. The ripple effect of trauma is broad, its legacy lasting. All over the country, children are hearing about the latest tragedy, and for days, weeks, months, even years later, many feel unsafe in their own schools. Every time another shooting occurs, the children are re-traumatized. I know this because they show up in my therapy office and tell me they look suspiciously at their peers, ask their parents if they can stay home, and feel anxious in classrooms. Forget learning.

When the country’s adult population fails to put measures in place to protect children, children suffer in different ways. The same hallways and classrooms where children prepare for adulthood are where they rightly fear for their lives – because real adults have done next to nothing, from Columbine to Sandy Hook to Parkland and Uvalde and whatever the next school shooting is.

Enough is enough. We all have a role to play in ensuring that preventable tragedies like this never happen again.

Ariella Cook-Shonkoff is a licensed child therapist and art therapist based in Berkeley.

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