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Time For A Change

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This article is one in a series discussing bullying issues through artwork and words, through the eyes of a student.
This artwork was created at the Cook Arts Center as part of a special project surrounding the topic of bullying.

This artwork was created at the Cook Arts Center as part of a special project surrounding the topic of bullying. /Cook Arts Center

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The series and the assignment

This article is one in a series created by students in Mr. Alex Escamilla's journalism class at Southwest Community Campus. Students were asked to complete artwork and write an article regarding bullying issues in Grand Rapids, and America as a whole. Students worked with artist Reyna Garcia and Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities to complete artwork to express their thoughts about bullying.

Bullying in school is a worldwide problem that can have negative consequences. Students have the right to learn in a safe environment without fear.

Many people in the United States are getting bullied. Most of them are teenagers. Today, students are getting teased, threatened, taunted or intimidated by one or more students.

In conclusion, a safe life makes learning more fun and effective. All students should treat others the way they would want to be treated with kindness whether they are different or the same.

By:  Orlando G.

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