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Zero Tolerance on Drugs: Is it Fair?

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

My Choate career has been marked by failure. My first year here, I blundered through a “reasonably successful third form year,” as my term report reads, but I’ve had my share of Thursday D’s. Like many Choate students — like many teenagers — I matured and developed useful habits toRead More

Marijuana, Painkillers, and Football Controversy

May 27, 2016 at 6:00 am 2 comments

Whether it be Lance Armstrong, Barry Bonds, or Marion Jones, the use of performance-enhancing drugs has been a huge problem in sports for a long time. It is a recurring issue, and most of the substances abused take the forms of steroids or blood doping. But a new scandal hasRead More

Illustration by Mckynzie Romer

The New Gold Rush Smells of Kush and Cash

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In the 1920’s, prohibition was synonymous with the mob and black market booze. These days, nationwide proscription doesn’t target alcohol, but instead this era’s recreational drug of choice: marijuana. Despite this, the innocuous and – quite honestly – popular herb has absolutely thrived in the backyards of peoples’s homes andRead More