| Apr 12, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Few understand Sartre’s “Hell is other people” line like kids who find themselves on the wrong end of bullies’ aggression. I know what it’s like. You know what it’s like. If you went to junior high,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:41 PM
The mourners wore blue nail polish, blue-striped ties, blue jewelry and crisp blue dress shirts. Blue hoodies and blue hair bands.
Blue was Grace McComas' favorite color, so that's what mourners at her visitation wore Friday in memory of the 15-year-...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:43 AM
The childhood mantra, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me," is no longer true.
The words, once thought the weaker of the phrase, can now kill.
This weekend, The Sun published a story about 15-year-old Howard County student...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Norwalk City Councilman David Watts objected to the city's purchase of a new $30,000 Ford Edge for use by Mayor Richard Moccia and he found the perfect way to raise his concern: diss track! "Look at the mayor in a brand new car, riding around like a movie...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:52 PM
The Easter Sunday suicide of a Glenelg High School teen has raised long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying, as parents and teachers call on Howard County schools to do more to boost awareness and prevention.
Chaun Hightower, president of the Howard...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Despite Title 1X of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which outlawed sexual harassment, umpteen bully prevention efforts and campaigns, bullying —which overlaps with sexual harassment — continues to thrive.
A recently released American...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 5:00 AM
I have had enough of political bullying. What candidates are doing and saying to each other is tantamount to character defamation and harassment, both of which are against the law.
I am a retired teacher mentor. I substitute, provide professional...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Three former employees of the Annapolis Area Christian School sued the school's association this week, contending that the board did not protect them from sexual harassment and retaliation by Superintendent George J.W. Lawrence Jr. though board members...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature around 51 degrees. It is expected to be cloudy with a low temperature around 41 degrees tonight.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT...
| Jan 3, 2012
For children who aren't careful with them, many digital devices, from cellphones to video games, can lead to life-changing legal woes. Bullying, sexting, hacking, illegal downloading and cheating are just some of the ways the misuse of technology has...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:00 AM
As a psychologist who works with parents, students, and school districts I think we have to keep talking about bullying like you did in your article ("Despite the law, too many schools fail to take bullying seriously," Dec. 27). The saying out of sight is...