By Eunice Beatrice H. Braga
When I was younger, bullying meant getting roughed up, having someone hide your things or say cruel words to your face or behind your back, and being isolated from your peers. By the time I got to high school and college, bullying had turned into a blitzkrieg. It meant random posts on forums, cruel texts [...]
1 Do not respond. Responding will make these bullies feel superior and more entitled to ruin you. Print-screen the hateful comments. Use the “report abuse” button and block them, and delete them from your contacts. If it’s through text, have that number blocked. Once you’ve ignored them, you’ve shown them they can’t touch you. 2 [...]
Roots and WingsBy Cathy Babao-Guballa
I have a 13-year-old son. The news this week on the shooting incident at SM North Edsa was pretty disturbing for a parent like me. I monitored the news to see how the story would develop and was deeply saddened by the loss of lives.
By J. Miguel Antonio Tanchico
Schadenfreude is defined by Merriam-Webster as enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others. This is probably what Christopher Lao suspected of the bystanders and a TV news reporter, upon whom he unleashed a torrent of blame after his car was pushed on to dry land. He’s the dude who, in an act that baffled everyone [...]