Bullying Claims the Life of an 11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor

As a very young child, merely 3 years of age, Bethany Thompson has been diagnosed with brain cancer, what must have been devastating news for the family. But they have all battled through radiation therapy, and, in 2008, the child has been proclaimed a cancer survivor and cancer-free. She has overcome the worst that could ever happen to someone so young, […]

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Black Mirror Takes On Cyberbullying – Review

An episode from the new season of the award-winning television show takes on the subject of cyberbullying. Warning: Spoilers ahead! Charlie Brooker’s dark, dystopian, speculative fiction show often deals with the challenges that stem from new technology meeting social issues, so it was only a matter of time before cyber-bullying would be given the black mirror treatment. The final episode […]

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Bullying News

Bullying has become more prevalent in the media and the true extent and lasting effects of bullying are becoming more well-known. Whether bullying occurs at school, in the neighborhood, online or in the workplace, the effects are far-reaching and devastating. Research aimed at understanding bullying, as well as legislation to combat bullying, is keeping the issue in the news. Victims […]

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Ice Bucket Challenge, A Good Cause Or A Bullying Platform?

Let’s get one fact straight. There is no harm in having some laughs for a good cause. But we couldn’t help realize that some people doing the Ice Bucket Challenge are being bullied into doing it or, worse, bullied for not doing it. Neknomination, anyone? It is in an excellent cause and has raised a lot of money for charity – […]

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How To Kill Someone? Do you really need to know?

In our society, murder is one of, if not the most, heinous acts a person can commit. This is one of the main reasons for prisoners to spend the remainder of their lives in jail or even to face the death penalty. However, more and more teens are looking up how to kill someone, which is a startling trend with […]

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