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Issue 2: The Deal With Drugs

Issue 2: The Deal With Drugs

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

February 12, 2018


Filed under highlights, Insight (highlights)

Drug culture among high school students has been changing over the last few years. highlights investigates how the drugs affect students' social and school lives.

Preventing Substance Usage: Where Do Schools Stand?

Preventing Substance Usage: Where Do Schools Stand?

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

Adolescence is a time in an individual’s life where the boundaries of what is acceptable are pushed to the limit, especially concerning drugs and alcohol. In fact, statistics indicate that 35.1% of 12th graders have smoked marijuana in the past year and 68% of 12th graders have tried alcohol. With t...

Maria Sharapova Fails Drug Test

Maria Sharapova Fails Drug Test

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

In the 2016 Australian Open, Maria Sharapova was deemed ineligible to compete due to the fact that she failed a drug test by testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug known as Meldonium, which increases endurance. This drug, as of Jan. 1, was the newest addition to the banned list, and Sharapova...

El Chapo: Can He Make Another Escape?

El Chapo: Can He Make Another Escape?

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

On Jan. 8th, Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto released a statement saying that they had recaptured the elusive Mexican drug-lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after nearly a six month man hunt. Mexico is thrilled to have finally recaptured Guzman since they were embarrassed that he managed to escape, even...

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