13 Reasons Why – A Commentary – By Jaelyn Peek, Age 16

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  I just finished watching the new tv show 13 Reasons Why on Netflix. It’s about a teenage girl who commits suicide, and records 13 tapes explaining why she did it and who was involved. While it is explicit and at certain points disturbing and painful to watch, it is also authentic and straightforward and […]

Artists of Queens: Mary Desiree

Posted on January 9, 2014 by tribune in QConfidential One of Desiree’s biggest inspirations is her two-year-old son, Noah. His presence changed her life completely, giving her the drive and focus she needs to keep writing and keep moving forward. “I have gone through so many hardships in life so far, at such a young […]

CGCC class holds ‘Stand up to bullying day’

Jim Planck Hudson-Catskill Newspapers Friday, December 9, 2011 GREENPORT — The Human Service Class at Columbia-Greene Community College held “Stand Up to Bullying Day” on Thursday, a day-long seminar focused on raising awareness about bullying and its consequences, including suicide. The topic for the six-hour session had been selected by the class members — now […]