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Bullying beyond the web

Bullying beyond the web

ZaZu Lippert

November 7, 2016


Filed under Bullying

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]t MVHS, so much of our daily lives are concentrated online. But bullying in our community goes beyond the internet. Senior Neelufar Raja started to feel like an outcast in the third grade, a time when the internet wasn’t such a integral part of socializing. While in the years leading ...

Inside the chat: Apologies

Inside the chat: Apologies

ZaZu Lippert

October 28, 2016


Filed under Bullying, FEATURES

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ords hurt. Many feel like they shouldn’t because they don’t inflict any physical pain, but the emotional impression they leave can sometimes be even worse than a physical wound. We know when we do or say something hurtful, and our gut reaction is to take it back. But sadly, we...

Inside the chat: Prevention

Inside the chat: Prevention

ZaZu Lippert

October 28, 2016


Filed under Bullying, FEATURES

“It’s now mushroomed.” This is how Principal April Scott describes what has happened once problems relating to bullying make it to the office. Often, by the timethe MVHS administration hears about it, bullying has already gotten out of hand. In Scott’s opinion, many bullying scenarios spira...