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NCAA drug testing adjusts with modern drug habits

Comic shows drugs taking tests

Harry Bennett

May 9, 2016

Over the last 30 years, the NCAA Convention has worked on creating the most appropriate testing methods, in compliance with third party administers, to prevent the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) among its athletes. Drug Free Sport, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is the nation’s leader in...

North America is heading toward marijuana legalization

Illustration of a map of the United States of America' colored in all black with a gray Marijuana leaf drawn on top of the map.

Sergio Monreal

November 17, 2015

When it comes to marijuana legalization, the United States is stuck between two immovable forces. Canada has recently elected a prime minister who favors the immediate legalization of marijuana. Additionally, Mexico’s Supreme Court has recently ruled that Mexican citizens can grow, possess and smoke ma...

Students could face citations for drug, alcohol violations on campus

Joanna Jacobo

January 27, 2014

Reported alcohol and drug violations at CSUN Student Housing have increased as students welcome the spring semester. According to the CSUN police department crime log, almost one violation per day was reported involving alcohol and drug consumption taking place in student housing, the week prior...

Using drugs to get through school

Students across the country use illegal and legal substances to concentrate in college.  A CSUN student, who preferred to stay anonymous, said he takes a hit before sitting down to study. Photo Illustration by Tessie Navarro / Visual Editor

Kristin Hugo

December 7, 2011

Drug users are often stereotyped as party goers or addicts, but what might be surprising is that some students, like one CSUN senior – who chose to remain anonymous – actually use drugs to help them buckle down and get through their school work.The journalism major student first used marijuana recreationally...

Legalizing marijuana can reduce crime, increase revenue for state

Madeline Wolff 

November 9, 2009

Marijuana legalization is an issue that has been present in California politics for years. Just now, however, it is coming to a head, as the possibility of its full legalization looms before us in 2010. Until recently, those politicians who outwardly supported marijuana legalization have been ...

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