Is Halloween really what we think it is?

Is Halloween really what we think it is?

BY TAVA HOAG

Orange and black themed displays take over stores. Candy screams at shoppers from every shelf. Witches, black cats, and harvest moons take their places on greeting cards. On the 31st of October, ghosts and goblins roam the town carving jack-o-lanterns to light their way. They knock on doors and demand a treat, then quickly scamper away.

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A Little Bullying Never Hurt Nobody

A Little Bullying Never Hurt Nobody

BY TAVA HOAG

Crossing the fine line between teasing and bullying is not difficult. However, today with the multitude of anti-bullying, violence and cyber bullying campaigns it’s very difficult to distinguish between teasing and bullying. The big question is, are counselors, teachers, and parents overemphasizing bullying, and if so is this making today’s children oversensitive?

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