Checkup Newsroom (Bully)

2018
October
03,
2018
| 05:30 PM America/Chicago
I know a lot of you are putting on your favorite pink shirt to watch Mean Girls for the umpteenth time. After all, this is a modern classic. So much so that October 3 has become #MeanGirlsDay. From Heathers to Mean Girls, these ‘rites of passag...
Read more
2016
May
11,
2016
| 10:18 PM America/Chicago
The days of the schoolyard tough guy taking your lunch money may seem old-fashioned compared to the complex and often non-stop form of bullying that kids have to deal with today. A report released this week by the National Academies of Sciences, E...
Read more
2015
March
23,
2015
| 10:39 PM America/Chicago
ESPN’s recent 30 for 30 special, “I Hate Christian Laettner,” looks at the subject’s controversial time as a standout basketball player for the Duke Blue Devils. Laettner was despised by many basketball fans because of the way he played the game, inc...
Read more
February
02,
2015
| 08:59 PM America/Chicago
Shy, isolated and weak - is this how you would describe the typical bullying victim? Not so fast. A new study suggests that bullying affects kids at every position on the social ladder, and even the popular kids at the top encounter this emotional an...
Read more