Fans Mocked Only Girl on School Hockey Team. She Scored Twice

Newser Bullying Feed - Thu, 03/05/2020 - 14:48
With two older brothers, a longtime love of ice hockey, and a competitive streak that enables her to brush off low-key trash-talking during games, Pennsylvania teen Alyssa Wruble knows what it is to be tough. As the only girl on Northampton Area High School's varsity team, the 17-year-old tells Lehigh...
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She Was Excited for a New School. Then the Anti-Semitic ‘Jokes’ Started.

NY Times Bullying Feed - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 12:57
First, a deeply offensive photo. Three students’ college plans were soon derailed, and a community closed ranks.
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Middle Schoolers Arrested After TikTok 'Skullbreaker Challenge'

Newser Bullying Feed - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 09:24
A middle school student in New Jersey was hospitalized with a major concussion and two of his classmates were arrested after the "skullbreaker challenge" lived up to its name. In the dangerous prank, which has gone viral on TikTok and other video platforms, two people tell a third person standing...
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$475K Was Raised for His Disney Trip. He's Not Going

Newser Bullying Feed - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 09:00
Quaden Bayles, the subject of a viral video showing the toll of relentless bullying, won't be going to Disneyland after all. Though comedian Brad Williams launched a GoFundMe page with that goal in mind—it has since raised $475,000—the family of the Australian 9-year-old with dwarfism instead hopes...
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Bullied Boy Wanted to Die, Celebs Rallied to His Defense

Newser Bullying Feed - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 14:35
"Give me a knife, I want to kill myself," a 9-year-old boy with dwarfism sobs in a heartbreaking video shared Tuesday by the boy's mother in an effort to raise awareness about bullying, which she says he suffers daily. Quaden Bayles of Queensland, Australia, is hopefully feeling a lot better...
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Teen Confronts Bullies, Meets Horrible Fate

Newser Bullying Feed - Sat, 02/08/2020 - 12:00
Samuel Reynolds was bold enough to fend off a bully. Days later, one of the kids involved pulled out a .40 caliber gun and shot him—dead. That's what police in Arlington, Texas, are saying about the 16-year-old who lost his life for doing the right thing, CNN reports. Now...
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'I Felt Like I Was in Hell': A Look Behind Victoria's Secret

Newser Bullying Feed - Sat, 02/01/2020 - 18:00
Victoria's Secret had its "Angels," but there was also a devil—and his name was Ed Razek. That's according to a New York Times article based on interviews with over 50 company insiders, who describe an established culture of harassment, bullying, and misogyny at the lingerie company. Razek, a former...
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Mom: I Was Brutally Beaten on Way to Principal's Office

Newser Bullying Feed - Sun, 01/12/2020 - 14:50
A California mom says she was attacked earlier this week for trying to report bullying at her daughter's high school, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Maria Guadalupe Jimenez was apparently trying to visit the principal at James Logan High school in Union City with her daughter and husband, when two...
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Boy's T-Shirt Design Leads to 'Overwhelming' Results

Newser Bullying Feed - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 09:55
A T-shirt designed by a bullied Florida fourth grader has helped raise nearly $1 million for an anti-bullying nonprofit. Back in September, the University of Tennessee got wind that the boy, a student in Altamonte Springs, had broken down in tears after classmates made fun of the homemade UT T-shirt...
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House Inquiry Rebukes Coast Guard for Bullying and Harassment

NY Times Bullying Feed - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 11:00
A report by the House Oversight Committee said the Coast Guard had failed to turn around a culture that coddles bullying and was hostile to women and minorities.
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