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Speaker discusses substance abuse with student body

Speaker discusses substance abuse with student body

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in Syufy Theatre today for a presentation about substance abuse and addiction, particularly in adolescents. “I started getting involved as an alcohol and drug educator when I was in my late 20s,” speaker and former substance user Brenda Conlan said. “I needed to h...

Party activities more than a game

Party activities more than a game

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

March 15, 2017

Some teens have traded in their childhood party games like Twister mats and fictitious Monopoly money for redSolo cups and beer funnels as social expectations transform with age. Drinking games, such as beer pong and rage cage in which players try to bounce ping pong balls into cup, usually invol...

Celebrations, parades imply ‘party’ time

Celebrations, parades imply ‘party’ time

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2017

Although San Francisco’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration attracts nearly 100,000 attendees every year, the party only lasts a few hours for hoards of intoxicated attendees who promptly pass out on couches after “celebrating Irish pride.” “The city holds these big events for holid...

Friday night choices have Saturday morning consequences

Friday night choices have Saturday morning consequences

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

December 8, 2016

Going out on a Friday night can lead to drinking or drug use, but athletes might have to ask themselves if that night of partying was really worth it when it comes time to play a basketball game or run at a cross country meet while battling a hangover. “I’ve had times when I’ve been under the influence the day before and I’ve had to go to a practice hungover...

Alcoholism rooted in teenage drinking

Alcoholism rooted in teenage drinking

October 30, 2009

Ina Herlihy Editor-in-Chief Kathy Lord spiked the punch bowl in eighth grade and attended the football after-parties serving alcohol sophomore year with her friends. “It was cool to be in with the in crowd,” said Lord. Forty percent of high school sophomores have admitted to drinking within t...

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