In The News: Department of Psychology

Las Vegas Sun
October 16, 2017

“You never think it’ll happen to you. You see these horrific events on TV and try to imagine how you would react, or how you would survive, or IF you would survive,” wrote Brianna Hicks, a 22-year-old local who was at the Route 91 Harvest festival on Oct. 1 when bullets tore into the crowd.

The Nevada Independent
October 15, 2017

Confusion, fear and grief gripped UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center in the hours following the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.

GK Men
October 11, 2017

Paddock, described as a retiree who loved to gamble and lived with his girlfriend, 62-year-old Marilou Danley, killed 59 and left 527 others injured. It wasn't clear whether Paddock fired any of the illuminated bullets during the massacre. The transaction was made and 600 rounds of tracer bullets were sold to Paddock.

Jornal O Globo
October 7, 2017

A chain of solidarity was formed to help people affected by the massacre.

Diario Peru21
October 7, 2017

A small healing park was opened in northern Las Vegas, as part of citizen efforts to heal the wounds left in the city by the fatal shooting last Sunday.

October 7, 2017

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock killed Sunday 58 people and injured nearly 500 others. But he has also traumatized a whole city, which now seeks to relieve his anguish.

Daily Mail
October 7, 2017

The creators of a remembrance garden in north Las Vegas have invited people to leave messages and reflect as the city tries to process its grief.

October 7, 2017

One of its creators, landscape architect Mark Hamalmann, said it is a "remembrance garden," featuring 58 trees planted along a small paved walkway. In the middle, there is a large oak tree representing the "tree of life," while American flags adorn a wooden fence.

El Dia
October 7, 2017

Apart from the twinkling lights of hotels and casinos , a small healing park was opened in the north of Las Vegas , as part of citizen efforts to heal the wounds left in the city by the fatal shooting last Sunday.

Mother Jones
October 7, 2017

After escaping Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Royce Christensen worked at the Las Vegas music festival.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 6, 2017

Jill Roberts heard the screaming and crying in the Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center emergency room Sunday night as the families and friends of those killed in the Route 91 Harvest music festival shooting found out their loved ones didn’t survive the attack.

Washington Post
October 6, 2017

When she was under fire, dodging bullets at the Route 91 Harvest festival on Sunday, Megan Greene felt an odd sense of purpose. "If you're still breathing, you're fine," she told a panicky woman trying to escape with her mother, who uses a wheelchair.