Brashier Middle College Charter High School News....written and created by students, for students

BMC News

13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

image+Courtesy+of+https%3A%2F%2Fpixabay.com%2Fen%2Fphotos%2F%3Fimage_type%3D%26cat%3D%26min_width%3D%26min_height%3D%26q%3Dtapes%26order%3Dpopular
image Courtesy of https://pixabay.com/en/photos/?image_type=&cat=&min_width=&min_height=&q=tapes&order=popular

image Courtesy of https://pixabay.com/en/photos/?image_type=&cat=&min_width=&min_height=&q=tapes&order=popular

image Courtesy of https://pixabay.com/en/photos/?image_type=&cat=&min_width=&min_height=&q=tapes&order=popular

Advertisement

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






13 Reasons Why was written by Jay Asher in 2007. This book was about a girl, bullied throughout her freshman and sophomore years of high school, whose rape and weak support system led to suicide. This book, like most, became televised and has grown in popularity over these recent months. This TV show was not steamed just for the sole purpose of entertainment, but for awareness. Awareness of how we are so unaware. Awareness of how our actions and words impact a person. Awareness of what the word “no” means.

13 Reasons Why  is so real at multiple times that it becomes hard to watch, but that was the point. Just because it was hard to watch doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be shown. If you watched the show, How did you get through it? Did you binge watch it like Tony? Or did you have to watch it piece by piece like Clay?  We can’t censor the topics of bullying and rape because it’s “hard to watch” or “uncomfortable”. Imagine what the person experiencing these things in real life feel. We, as a school and community, need to make students aware of these awful things that do happen. Not only do we need to make more students aware, but we have to break the stigma surrounding bullying and rape.

We must become more open to listening and less eager to judging. We don’t know what is happening in our peers life and how our actions and words can impact them so crucially.  Before you act or speak, take a moment and make sure what you say or do has a good intent. We need to try to be a nicer generation. Speaking with kind words, lending a hand when possible, and most importantly, protecting each other when needed.

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

BMCN intends for this area to be used to foster healthy, thought-provoking discussion. Comments are expected to adhere to our standards and to be respectful and constructive. Comments are reviewed and must be approved by a moderator to ensure that they meet these standards.

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • 13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

    About Us

    Chris Calamari, The Comeback Kid

  • 13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

    Feature Page

    Chelsea: Her Past, Present and Planned Future

  • 13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

    Feature Page

    Body Shaming Breaks Hearts

  • 13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

    Feature Page

    School Funding

  • Feature Page

    Coachella Best & Worst

  • 13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

    New Trends

    Should College Be Tuition Free For Middle Class Students

  • 13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

    Feature Page

    The Band’s Back Together

  • Feature Page

    Insensitive or Overlysensitive

  • 13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

    Featured Sports Story Carousel

    Katelyn Robinson; Returning Player and Coach

  • 13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

    Feature Page

    Color Blind

Brashier Middle College Charter High School News....written and created by students, for students
13 Reasons Why You Should Read This