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Ivy League University Under Fire For Not Revealing Student Suicide

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.31.2014 | College

The University of Pennsylvania is facing criticism over how it responded to a recent spate of student suicides, in one case waiting months to confirm ...

Chinese College Students Asked To Sign 'Suicide Wavers'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

Incoming freshmen at a university in China's Guangdong province have been asked to sign a contract waiving the school of any responsibility in the eve...

Bullied Teen Shoots Himself Outside School In Front Of Peers, Parents

Posted 11.30.2012 | Education

More than 200 students and community members gathered Thursday night outside Bennion Junior High School in Taylorsville, Utah, to remember a 14-year-o...

Tragic Discovery About Body Parts Found On Trail

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.27.2012 | Los Angeles

When a human skull and "torso" were found on a Los Angeles hiking trail, the friends and family of David Goeser prayed it was not him. But tragical...

Gay Teen's Suicide Note: 'I Couldn't Make It. I Love You Guys'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.14.2012 | Gay Voices

Brandon Elizares, a 16-year-old from El Paso, Tex., took his own life early this month after being bullied and threatened at school because of his sex...

Teen Hangs Herself After Months Of Bullying, 'Slut' Scrawled On Locker

Posted 05.09.2012 | Education

Rachel Ehmke, a 13-year-old seventh grader in Mantorville, Minn., died April 29 after hanging herself at her home. The months leading up to the traged...

Utah School District Sued Over Student's Suicide

AP | Posted 01.24.2012 | Education

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah couple has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the North Sanpete School District, claiming its failure to protect their so...

Principal Faces Charges For Hypnotizing Students

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | Education

NORTH PORT, Fla. -- Criminal misdemeanor charges have been filed against a former southwest Florida high school principal accused of using hypnosis on...

The Global Search for Education: On Success

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.15.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The desire for successful children in a performance-based culture often consumes us before we realize it.

College Student Jumps To Death In Malibu Over Bad Grades

Malibu, CA Patch | Reza GostarEmail the Author | Posted 12.26.2011 | Los Angeles

A 20-year-old college student whose body was found Tuesday at the bottom of Rindge Dam in Malibu apparently committed suicide, Sgt. Vivian May of the ...

Hypnotizing Principal Allegedly Lied About Putting Students In Trance

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A Florida high school principal defied school orders to stop hypnotizing students and lied about casting spells on two students who later committed su...

Influx Of On-Campus Suicide Calls Incites Treatment At Cal State-Long Beach

News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In light of a string of reported suicide attempts, Cal State Long Beach students may wish to know how they can prevent suicides on campus. Between ...

William And Mary Suicides Lead Officials To Increase Support

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The suicides of three students -- Dominique Chandler, Ian Smith-Christmas, and Whitney Mayer -- this calendar year at the College of William and Mary ...