The Termination of the Word “Slut”

The first thing that pops up on Google when you type “Monica” is Monica Lewinsky. Whenever people bring up her name, an array of negative words are said out loud that describe her “promiscuous character.” Lewinsky recently was a speaker on TEDTalks and she talked about her affair with former President Bill Clinton. She mentions […]

Young Artist Joins Forces with PACER, Releases Second Single

Hayley Reardon joins forces with anti-bullying organization in celebration of second single, reflection of Unity Day. Singer-songwriter (and one of Candor’s featured artists) Hayley Reardon is set to release her second single, “Tribe”, in promotion for her forthcoming album, Where the Artists Go. In addition to the single’s release, the music video for the song will release […]

Children and Plastic Surgery

Making fun of a child for the way he or she looks is just about the lowest form of bullying there is, especially when the taunting and teasing lead to severely extreme measures. 14-year-old Nadia Ilse was profusely mistreated by her peers because she did not look “normal” to them. The teen wished to have […]

Teenage Nightmare: The Effect of Cliques and Peer Pressure

The duty of friends is to accept each others faults and strengths without judgment. Friendships should be based on trust and honesty, like any other relationship. So why is the pressure to fit in so extreme in society? If friends were so approving of one another then peer pressure and the need to belong would […]

Bus Monitor Bullying Reveals a Deeper Problem with Our Society

By now, most people have heard the story of the bus monitor in Greece Central School District in New York who was bullied by four seventh graders. The bus monitor, an older woman by the name of Karen Klein, was taunted by these four students during a bus ride in which they largely made fun […]

Third Grade Boy Attacked

In NYC borough, The Bronx, a nine-year old boy was attacked with a double-edged razor blade; by an eight year old child. During recess, the younger boy brandished the blade and let it be known that he would not be bullied. However, he was not being bullied at the time he pulled it out. The […]