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Nearly 30 percent of depression in adults can be traced to bullying by teens, study says

Nearly 30 percent of depression in adults can be traced to bullying by teens, study says

September 15, 2015

By Karen Kaplan Los Angeles Times (TNS) Bullying may be responsible for nearly 30 percent of cases of depression among adults, a new study suggests. By tracking 2,668 people from early childhood through adulthood, researchers found that 13-year-olds who were frequent targets of bullies were three tim...

I Swear

I Swear

Angela Richart, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2014

“Freak!” One word Spat distastefully from someone’s mouth Like projectile vomit. It is hissed again in my ear Echoing, stinging, I can feel it. It burns a hole. I sit numb, staring into the window; Staring into space. Ignoring the occasional flick to the back of my head I...

The movie “Bully” hits close to home

Connie Ogle, Writer of McClatchy Newspapers

April 10, 2012

For a film that understandably only scratches the surface of its topic, "Bully" carries a devastating emotional punch. A powerful examination of aggressive behavior in American schools, much of it unchecked by administrators, law enforcement, parents or any adult in authority. The movie focuses on a h...

Bullying: Stories and Prevention

Britt Young, News Editor

April 5, 2012

In the movie Mean Girls, the school was ruled by the beautiful popular people who bullied everyone that stood in their way.  Even though this movie was fiction there are many truths regarding bullying in real life situations. Bullying is all around us, and it does not stop when high school ends.  Bul...

Brian Koch

Brian Koch

Brittany Hinkel, Reporter/Cartoonist

March 29, 2012

Brian Koch, an easy going, non-judgmental student here at Northeast Community College, has proved that a small change in attitude can make a tremendous difference. Koch, not unlike most school students these days, has been affected by bullying for a good majority of his life. He recalls that the bullying...

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