Tyler Clementi’s mother, Jane, and brother, James, linked arm in arm with the walkers and made their way across the span for the first time since Tyler jumped from the bridge in 2010.
Clementi was a victim of cyberbullying. The 18-year-old committed suicide in 2010 after he learned that two students recorded him on a webcam kissing another man.
James Clementi, whose younger brother Tyler killed himself after being spied on during a sexual encounter in his Rutgers University dorm room, said Spirit Day is important.
This weekend marked the 15th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard, the openly gay college student in Wyoming whose death raised awareness of bullying, abuse and anti-gay violence across the country.
New Jersey has one of the nation’s lowest suicide rates, and a New Jersey hotline launched by Rutgers in May aims to keep it that way.
Police say a 12-year-old girl who was found hanged left a suicide note that spoke of being bullied online. The girl was found dead in her home Wednesday afternoon by her family.
Rutgers is turning to former dean Carl Kirschner to run its athletic department amid the basketball scandal that led to the firing of coach Mike Rice and the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti.
Why isn’t Pernetti standing behind Rice on the unemployment line? He was keenly aware of the video that poisoned the airwaves long before we saw it.
Ever since the tragic suicide of Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi, the school has been facing challenges over its image.
Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg and Rep. Rush Holt renewed calls for passage of the legislation after Rutgers University fired Mike Rice after a video showing the basketball coach verbally and physically abusing his players caused a public outcry.
The family of Tyler Clementi on Tuesday denounced remarks by a representative of the National Organization for Marriage, who brought up Clementi’s suicide in a discussion that questioned the effect of gay rights supporters on young people she characterized as having “gender confusion.”
The Tyler Clementi Center aims to develop new programs and policies to help students adjust to college life.
The family of Tyler Clementi will join leaders at Rutgers University and elected officials Monday to dedicate a new center named after the Rutgers student, who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him having an intimate encounter with another man.
Rutgers University is announcing a new center named after the student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing another man.
New Jersey schools have begun the second annual ‘Week Of Respect,’ where students are taught how to prevent harassment, intimidation and bullying.