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Doesn’t Anyone Remember the Golden Rule?

By Colene Gibson

May 4, 2012

Yes, I'm pretty sure it started somewhere back in kindergarten when we were crying because we were excluded or because someone said something mean.  We would be upset or perhaps we made someone else upset, so our parents would remind us to "treat people the way you want to be treat...

Disrepect on the Day of Silence

By Breana Brill

April 30, 2012

The Day of Silence is an event where students come together and stay silent for a whole school day to support and raise awareness about the bullying and harassment people have experienced who are part of the LGBTQ communit...

UPDATE: ‘It Gets Better’ for LGBTQ Youth

By Isabelle Davis

April 30, 2012

This past weekend Fox News and other big media sources have picked up on this particular Dan Savage speech and the students who walked out.  They have made claims that "over a hundred students walked out" and have accused Savage o...

Bryan Taico: Not Just ‘the Kid with the UGGs’

By Gabrielle Abesamis

April 20, 2012

Flashback to 2008. The class of 2012 is gathered in the auditorum for the annual NAMES assembly. After watching a few emotionally capturing videos about anti-bullying, a shy freshman--who had gone to middle school in Chicago--tears...