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OPINION: Pop culture depicts drugs too positively

Drugs and alcohol are portrayed in a positive, fun light in pop culture, but that doesn't tell the whole story.

PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen columnist

September 8, 2020

In honor of September being National Recovery Month, I decided to investigate today’s depictions of drug use through pop culture, social media, television and the negative effects of it. Ken Faunce, associate professor in WSU’s department of history, said throughout history, drugs have been portrayed...

The US should lower the drinking age to 18

To promote a healthier view of alcohol consumption, the US should follow Europe’s example of a younger drinking age. 

RUSSELL BEHRMANN | Evergreen columnist

November 19, 2015

A proposed ballot initiative in California that would lower the state’s minimum drinking age to 18 has been cleared to collect signatures and could be voted on by April 2016.The initiative, like most of its kind, will likely fail due to the provisions of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 198...

Ask Abby

Overuse of cell phones and digital media can cause disconnection and strife between partners in a relationship.

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

March 6, 2014

“My girlfriend is constantly on her phone. I know she isn't cheating or talking to someone else on her phone but it would be nice just to have some quality time without her being on her phone. What should I do to get her to put her phone down and just enjoy time with me?”Sincerely,Second to SiriD...

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