The Charger Bulletin

Spreading positivity

Caitlin Duncan

October 8, 2014

Since the app “Yik Yak” became the hottest app on campus, a cloud of negativity has been hovering over UNH. People have been targeting specific people or groups on this anonymous app, and it is really taking a toll on campus. Lately, everyone is so cautious of their every move on campus, in hopes that they don’t end up on Yik Yak. But even if they aren...

Bullying: Just Don’t Do It

Kayla Katt

April 16, 2014

These days bullying doesn’t mean just getting in a fight at school or physically harming someone on purpose; bullying can be just calling someone a name or saying something about their outfit or their actions through your own voice or even, with today’s technology, through social media; cyberbull...

Rebecca’s Tormenters Deserve to be Tried as Adults

Liana Teixeira

October 30, 2013

I’m shocked and sickened by the behavior of two Florida teens, charged with aggressively stalking and bullying their 12-year-old classmate, Rebecca Sedwick. The modern-day mean girls, 12-year-old Kaitlyn Roman and 14-year-old Guadalupe Shaw, began their harassment over a boy that both Guadalupe...

Speak Up to Bullying

Ashley Arminio

March 21, 2012

Bullying is an ongoing issue that is faced every day by children and teens across America, and President Obama is speaking up. Obama hosted the first White House conference on bullying last year. The president talked about his personal experiences with bullying and how it had affected his childhood. ...

Bullying Causes Massachusetts Teen to Commit Suicide

Liz De La Torre

April 14, 2010

First, there was Virginia Tech. Next, Megan Meier. Then, Carl Walker-Hoover. Now, just as the previous news features have all made headline commotion, the word bullying is not mentioned without “Phoebe Prince” at the center of horrific discussion. Of course, this is not the way her parents had wanted...

Nine Charged with Bullying Mass. Teen Who Killed Self

The Associated Press

April 1, 2010

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Insults and threats followed 15-year-old Phoebe Prince almost from her first day at South Hadley High School, targeting the Irish immigrant in the halls, library and in vicious cell phone text messages. Phoebe, ostracized for having a brief relationship with a popular boy, reached...

9 charged with bullying Mass. teen who killed self

Liz De La Torre

March 29, 2010

From The Associated Press NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Nine teens have been charged in the "unrelenting" bullying of a teenage girl from Ireland who killed herself after being raped and enduring months of torment by classmates in person and online, a prosecutor said Monday. Northwestern District Attorney...

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