| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:14 PM
An autopsy report is a difficult read.
So, too, was poring through a lawsuit filed against the Glendale Unified School District in December by the family of Drew Ferraro, a 15-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student who committed suicide one year...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 6:28 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who have food allergies or are overweight may be especially likely to get bullied by their peers, two new studies suggest.
Not surprisingly, researchers also found targets of bullying were more distressed and anxious...
| Feb 13, 2013
As a young girl growing up in Newport News, Kristin Stiff wrote what she describes as "whimsical tales" and dreamed of one day publishing her stories. After honing her skills at the University of Virginia, where she earned a degree in English Literature,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman lent his support this week to a pair of bills in Annapolis that would make cyberbullying a crime in Maryland.
"The insults and accusations that rush through the cyber-sphere can be beyond anything with which we adults...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Hours after Karen Brocklebank's son posted pictures online late last month of his forearm marred with a series of self-inflicted cuts and a threat to kill himself on his 13th birthday, she sat in an uncomfortable emergency room chair, sleepless and in...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Issues surrounding bullying have taken a front seat in public discourse during the past few years, and the growing awareness has generally been regarded as a positive development.
But in recent months questions have been increasingly raised about the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
It's hard to think of Jonathan Martin as a hapless victim of bullying. He's 6 foot 5, 312 pounds, with a Stanford education and a job he loves.
At least he seemed to love it until last week, when he walked away from the Miami Dolphins football team...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The National Security Agency is a “supercomputing powerhouse,” wrote ProPublica.org in July, with “machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands of trillions of operations per second” -- but apparently it has no ability...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The Hesperia Unified School District is adopting policies to support gay and lesbian students after members of a Sultana High campus club alleged they were being harassed and bullied, a legal group said Thursday.
In March, the ACLU Foundation of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Despite being a PG-rated, angst-adjacent, teen coming of age story, it wasn't until the 270th page (of 289) that I realized "Zero Fade," Chris L. Terry's debut novel, was a Young Adult book. But that revelation wasn't a jolt or a letdown. Instead it was a...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Hoover High School junior Christopher Chung learned while scrolling through Facebook that his school was monitoring students' online activities.
Christopher saw an article posted by a friend about the Glendale Unified School District hiring a company to...