StayTuned Update
4:29 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

APR 6 | Independent Lens 'Bully'

Alex on Mother's Day, Sioux City, Iowa.
Credit Lee Hirsch / PBS

Mon. Apr. 6 -  10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary, Bully puts a human face on the devastating impacts of the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation.

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12:17 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

Bully Prevention Project Draws Diverse Audience

(l-r) Jhaliyah Fry, SeQuoia Bell, Kevin Epling, Karen Pace, Dr. Natalie Moser, Glenn R. Stutzky, Carlitos Serna and Lena Oslund.
Credit Amanda Pinckney / WKAR

During the month of March WKAR held a community forum to address bullying behaviors, current policy and law, and the positive impact of student empowerment and community engagement.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:54 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Current State #202 | November 14, 2013

Today on Current State: the "Pure Michigan Waste" campaign; a review of Dave Eggers' "The Circle"; an American Indian Tribe and the wolf hunt in Michigan; a one-woman play on bullying; and live Turkish music.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:03 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

One-woman play tackles bullying

Credit www.paigehernandez.com

Friday night at the Wharton Center, a one-woman show examines aspects of bullying and teenage relationships. “The Shape of a Girl” is a play by Joan MacLeod.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:17 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

WKAR anti-bullying video contest

The best video's will air on WKAR-TV for National Bullying Prevention Month in October.
Credit Courtesy of WKAR.org

WKAR is asking area middle school students to produce their own videos that speak out against bullying.  The best ones will be aired on WKAR-TV. WKAR's Jason Thomson, a multimedia producer with MSU’s Interactive Video Services department, explains more about the series. 

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12:43 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

MSU research on cyberbullying shows signs for concern

Studies conducted by MSU professors found cyberbullying is just as detrimental to youths as physical bullying.

Bullying isn't just happening the the schoolyard anymore. In the age of technology, online aggression is everywhere.

Two recent reports by MSU professors focus on the world of cyberbullying.

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6:26 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Professionals Gather In Lansing For Bullying Summit

Credit WKAR File Photo

More than 200 school counselors….social workers and mental health professionals were in Lansing Tuesday for a summit on bullying.

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8:27 am
Mon November 28, 2011

Lawmakers expected to approve statewide anti-bullying proposal

LANSING, MI (MPRN) - Michigan is one of just three states without an anti-bullying law to protect students in K-12 schools. The state Legislature is expected to approve a proposal this week that would require all schools to adopt anti-bullying policies.

Experts and students say it's time to have a law in place as bullying in schools becomes a growing concern.

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