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SAGA raises awareness, money

SAGA raises awareness, money

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under News

Blaine Halford is no activist, but he said it's important for people to be aware of bullying against those in the LGBT community. Halford, a freshman computer science major, along with members of the Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) and Students for Gender Violence Awareness (SFGVA) helped raise...

Day of Silence to promote bullying awareness

Day of Silence to promote  bullying awareness

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under News

After a short hiatus from the university, the national Day of Silence has returned. After a three year absence, the Day of Silence, which intends to bring awareness to the “silencing” effects of anti-LGBT bullying, will be held in Carter Hall Wednesday April 19 from 7-9 p.m. The event is sponsore...

Who needs bullets when you have words

Megan Thorne, Opinion Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion

When I was 11-years-old I was proud of my Jewish heritage. I thought it made me unique. When I was 12-years-old I became a victim of bullying and discrimination.

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Cyberbullying can have lasting effects

Jessie Hellmann
August 21, 2013
Filed under Opinion

As USI students geared up to go back to school, the USI Confessions Facebook page started up, too. USI Confessions encourages students to submit “confessions” anonymously through a Google Doc. What started out as being an innocent and sweet way for people to announce their crushes turned into a...

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