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 »

Autistic Boy Shamed By Teachers With ‘Special’ Award

Autistic Boy Shamed

“What does gullible mean?” This is the question that would lead to outrage in a mother after an 11-year-old autistic boy came home pondering the word. Denis Harr is a fifth grader at Texas’s Grady B. Rasco Middle School. According to NY Daily News, Denis is a special needs student with autism who attended an… Read more »

Bullied Ohio Girl Commits Suicide, Leaving Only A Note Behind

Bullied Ohio Girl Leaves Behind Heartwrenching Suicide Note

Cora Delille, 15, committed suicide last week after struggling with bullies, boyfriends, and a devastating divorce between her parents. A handwritten note was found in Delille’s room last week that listed all her grievances and “thanked” everyone for the pain caused. Delille’s body was found by a family member in their home in Pickerington, Ohio,… Read more »

A Restraining Order Against A 5-Year-Old? You’re About To Find Out Why

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Brian Metzger, a dad whose six-year-old daughter goes to kindergarten in Kenosha, Wisconsin, recently went to court to take out a restraining order — against a five-year-old boy. Needless to say, the reaction he received, largely via social media, was not exactly supportive. Many other parents wanted to know why he didn’t simply speak to… Read more »

California Law Would Make Bullying A Criminal Offense

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A Carson, California, law would make bullying a criminal offense. On Tuesday, city council voted 5-0 to advance the controversial ordinance. Although the measure was approved, it is subject to a final vote, which is scheduled to take place on May 20. Carson City Councilman Mike Gipson voted in favor of the Ordinance. Gipson said… Read more »

Bullied Students More Likely To Bring Weapons To School [Study]

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Researchers have concluded that bullied students are far more likely to bring weapons to school. The study, which was conducted by the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York, revealed that 63 percent of bullied children admitted to bringing a weapon to school. The researchers examined data collected by the Centers for… Read more »

Mom Beats Up Daughter’s Alleged Bully In a Middle School Cafeteria

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No parent wants their child to suffer the torment of bullying. While its quite understandable for a parent to feel protective of their child, there’s also tactful measures that can be taken to resolve the situation. However, one parent decided to take matters into her own hands with a physical approach. Irea Nall had had… Read more »

California Man Files Restraining Order Against Alleged 9-Year-Old Bully Tormenting His Son: Extreme or Not?

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Bullying is a problem many children face and is often overlooked. However, one California father refuses to ignore his 9-year-old son’s suffering According to CBS Sacramento, Stephen Feuder has filed for a restraining order against the 9-year-old alleged bully. Feuder spoke exclusively with the publication, recounting the incident that prompted his actions. He shared details… Read more »