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The average college experience usually entails a lot of studying, sleeping, and experimenting.  As a result, many students all across the country wander into uncharted territories now that they are […]

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This year’s Fall Ball was huge. The theme was set as Hogwarts School of Bitchcraft and Jizzadry as hundreds of people filled the Stood to see their fellow students dress […]

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The average college experience usually entails a lot of studying, sleeping, and experimenting.  As a result, many students all across the country wander into uncharted territories now that they are off the leash of their parents, namely, in the world of drugs.  The newest drug that college and high school students alike have stumbled onto is a new form of synthetic LSD, commonly referred to as 25i, or “N-BOMB”. According to the Drug Enforcement Agency, drugs like 25i “are abused by a variety of delivery methods for their hallucinogenic properties. These substances have been encountered as powders, liquid solutions, laced on edible items, and soaked onto blotter papers.” The problem persists here at Purchase as well, prompting a response from local authorities.  On Sept. 25, The Purchase University Police Department sent out a campus wide email outlining the dangers of using synthetic LSD.  In the email, UPD outlined the adverse effects of abusing 25i, including but not limited to “depression, aggression, hypertension, seizure activity, elevated white blood cell counts, acute kidney-damage, bleeding in the brain, heart failure”  as well as listing the mental effects of taking any psychedelic drugs in general. UPD, the Health and Wellness Center, and Office of Community Standards could not be reached for comment on the issue. However, the problem is that N-BOMB is not just a local pariah, but that it has invaded schools all across the United States, from Virginia, to Mississippi, all the way down to Arizona. Scottsdale, Ariz. police spokesperson Sgt. Mark Clark believes […]

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Kallan McMillan gave a smile as she recalled a moment she experienced studying abroad in southwest London. “I lived 10 minutes away from my uni and each day I walked,” […]

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“Damn excited.” With the future in mind, you’ll rarely hear those words on the lips of a college student, but they’re straight from the mouth of Thomas DiCostanzo. A senior […]

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