Category: Special Series

Special Series: The Deal With Drugs

By: Stefany Olivas, Managing Editor | Photos By: Stefany Olivas, Managing Editor “The Deal with Drugs” is a special series that looks at various aspects and issues of drugs and drug addiction. Psychedelics are a clas­sification of drugs that have mind-altering effects because they affect the brain chemistry […]

The Deal With Drugs: Marijuana

By: Christopher Pope, Staff Reporter Marijuana can have potentially harmful psycho­logical side effects, but it can also yield short-term benefits, said part-time CHSS instruc­tor Karren Johnson. Marijuana also contains THC which turns into tar when smoked and impairs lung func­tion. Cannabis can have many positive psychological effects, such […]