Articles Tagged ‘cyberbullying’

Long Island Schools Struggle With Rise In Teen Suicides

LI Schools Struggle With Rise In Teen Suicides

For Lynn Hunter* the suicidal thoughts began in 9th grade…

Teenage pop-star Justin Bieber gives a press conference before his concert as part of his "My World" tour on Tuesday April. 19, 2011 in Singapore.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Justin Bieber to Record PSA for Nassau Students

Justin Bieber is now Nassau County’s star anti-bullying advocate. The…

Tyler Clementi jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge after two of his Rutgers classmates secretly taped him engaged in sexualk activity and showed it on the Internet. (Facebook)

Tyler Clementi Suicide Result of Cyber Bullying? Video

Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old Rutgers student who committed suicide just days after two classmates secretly taped him during a sexual encounter with a man and…

Letters to the Press: For the Week of July 15 – July 21

The “Sound Smart at a Party” feature in the June 24 issue of the Long Island Press contained an item about Lindsay Lohan’s mother being denied use of her daughter, Ali’s celebrity discount card at Carvel. This item referred to Ali’s “celebrity” status as a real shocker.

Cyberbullying on Long Island

For Jamie Isaacs, the torment began in second grade at Wenonah Elementary School. A group of girls would repeatedly yank her hair and stab her with sharpened pencils. Sachem Central School District officials did nothing to stop the abuse, her family alleges.