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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...

Sprang break drankz: Recipes to explore

At home or in Mexico, the hangover from these drinks is the same. Drink responsibly.

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen columnist

March 12, 2020

Aight kiddos spraaaang breaaaak is right around the corner and you bet we will be getting blasted - be it on beaches (SHOUTOUT TO CORONA BEER BAYBEE), in the desert, on a mountain or just sitting around in your apartment or parent’s house. So I’ll be dropping some mixed drinks with the vibe of a much...

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...

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