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Drug use seeps into high school culture

Drug use seeps into high school culture

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

Millions of thoughts parade across your conscience. Your heart begins to pound. The slim black device sits on top of your homework. You hear it echoing your name. You reach for your addiction. As you inhale your escape, a cloud of stress exits your mouth. Substance abuse has unraveled into an epidem...

There is no upside to alcohol

There is no upside to alcohol

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

My dad was a warm and wonderful caring person who was loved by many people from all different walks of life. There was nothing he wouldn’t do for anyone who needed help. He was a generous, loving father but he had a dark secret. After years of enjoying alcohol socially at parties and work meetings,...

Powdered alcohol makes its debut

Powdered alcohol makes its debut

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015

Powered alcohol. That is the idea behind palcohol, a controversial new product that was recently approved. Palcohol is a powder that, when dissolved in water, will become an alcoholic beverage. It comes in different flavors and types, like beer and wine. According to Lipsmark, the company that owns palcohol, palcohol is for people who are on the move and don’t...

Alcohol legal, pot not

Claudia Leist, Highlander Editor

December 12, 2013

Today, anti-marijuana supporters, while well-intentioned, are promoting policies that lead to more violence and disease in our society by arguing that we should keep marijuana illegal. But as long as marijuana remains illegal, profits from sales will go to criminals and drug cartels, and adults will ...

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