Alan Jude Ryland


Spirit animal: Confused subway pigeon. A friend posted that on Facebook once and it resonated.

The School Shooting That Never Was: How I Was Blamed Out Of Fear

By Alan Jude Ryland
On October 25, 2006, my tiny and highly esteemed New York performing arts high school was rocked by revelations that a student had threatened to shoot a fellow classmate. School authorities acted on a tip from a female student. Sometime after noon,…