Articles Tagged with bullying

Outrage Continues In Suicide Death of 12 Year Old

12 year old Ronin Shimizu

In the week since 12-year-old Ronin Shimizu committed suicide, outrage has intensified against the bullying that catalyzed the young boy’s tragic decision. Shimizu had been bullied for years. He enjoyed fashion and cheerleading and local kids, but kids at his Folsom, California school relentlessly teased him until his parents eventually pulled him from the school…. Read more »

Alex From Target To Quit Twitter?

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Two weeks ago, Alex from Target officially owned the entire internet. Today, he is bombarded with death threats from trolls lurking on social media. His sudden fame earned him half a million followers on Twitter and a prime spot on Ellen, but as the hype for Alex sizzles, he quickly realizes that there is a… Read more »

Sayreville Hazing: Seven Students Arrested Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal

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The Sayreville hazing case has stunned a New Jersey community. Last week, Sayreville War Memorial High School officials announced that the football season was cancelled, and the team would forfeit all remaining games. Days later, seven football players were arrested on numerous charges, including aggravated sexual assault. Although the incidents are being characterized as hazing,… Read more »

School Shooting Study Blames Student Teacher Conflict More Than Bullying

School Shooting Study Reveals Teachers Major Part Of Tragedy

A new school shooting study has placed the brunt of the blame not on bullying but on student-teacher conflict. According to a study funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, researchers at Freie Universität Berlin performed a systematic literature search of all available school shooting study research. The goal of the analysis,… Read more »

‘Littlest Jedi’ Passes Her Stormtrooper Armor To Another Bullied Girl

Katie said it was "a great idea" to pass her armor on to another bullied girl

Katie Goldman, who earned the nickname the “Littlest Jedi” after the Star Wars community rallied to defend her from cyberbullying in 2010, has decided to donate the stormtrooper armor that fellow fans built for her two years later to another little girl fighting the same battle. Goldman made headlines in 2010 when she was cyberbullied… Read more »