| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Looking ahead: For many Jews, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur signify new beginnings — time for reflection, apologies and forgiveness. The tradition of blowing the shofar (loud horn) serves as a wake-up call to examine our deeds, responsibilities,...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Many of us can remember what it feels like to be bullied as a kid in school or in the neighborhood. Perhaps you were the focus of a joke or a kick in the shin, or maybe it was the simple act of exclusion from the lunch table or the dodge ball team....
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
The parents of a 15-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student who jumped to his death on campus last year have filed a lawsuit alleging district officials turned a “blind eye” to the bullying that they allege prompted their son to take his...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:01 PM
At a bullying assembly at Wilson Middle School on Monday, Glendale Police Officer Joe Allen recalled how he was harassed by fellow students after he moved from Kentucky to California at age 10.
“I had a thick, country drawl,” he said. “...
| Nov 28, 2012
Here's the thing about directing our attention so fully and passionately toward bullying: The people most affected by it are sick of talking about it.
"Kids are at the eye-rolling stage with bullying," says Cynthia Lowen, producer and writer of the 2011...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Oh, how I remember my high school and middle school years. It must be more complicated today. I look around and can only shake my head at the prevalence of sex, drugs and violence in society today. The pressure on adolescents is tremendous. The only...