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WNBA Player, Brittney Griner, Detained in Russia for Vape Cartridges

By: Brianna Davila-Viera Famous WNBA, Phoenix Mercury, basketball player, Brittney Griner, has been detained by Russian authorities under drug charges. Griner is being held under these drug charges, and if convicted can carry a maximum of 10 years in prison. The Russian Federal Customs authorities had stated earlier this month that they had arrested the […]

Euphoria: Glorification of Drugs or the Reality of Withdrawal?

By Sam Ryan samantha.ryan@spartans.ut.edu  *Spoilers to Euphoria are included in this article* HBO’s viral hit series, “Euphoria” is narrated and centered around teen drug addict, Rue Bennett, played by Emmy award winner Zendaya. Not only does Zendaya’s character narrate the series, but Zendaya produces the hit show as well and is partially responsible for its […]

Has the Pandemic Attributed to Opioid Overdoses?

By Valerie Giraldo The COVID-19 global pandemic, has affected every individual differently during this time. In addition to people struggling to find work and keep a roof over their heads, the nation’s opioid epidemic has grown into a much more complicated and deadly drug overdose epidemic.  Opioids are a class of drugs that include the […]

Marijuana Could Open Doors to a New Way of Modern Medicine

By Nicole Suchy  I remember exactly where I was when I first learned about marijuana. I was in my fifth grade homeroom for our monthly D.A.R.E meeting, with an officer from the local police force. The discussion topic for that day was drug use and marijuana was the focus. He talked about the consequences of […]

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