drug use

Report Card: STUDENT PRESS

By |2019-03-13T15:05:21-04:00June 22nd, 2009|Blog|

GRADE: B+ This extracurricular activity remains one of the most difficult offered at school these days – anyone who has ever worked on a student paper will vouch for the work that goes into investigating and getting the scoop, the late nights editing articles, and the ethical debates over striking the balance between objectivity and thoughtfulness for the school community.  [...]

Prior review, psychedelics, and high school newspapers

By |2019-03-15T16:22:26-04:00March 4th, 2009|Blog|

Promoting drug use in a high school newspaper is undeniably inappropriate, but is there ever room for critical discussion about drugs?  How about reporting on substantial medical research, which claims some psychedelic drugs might offer positive effects?  Lakeridge High School senior Tyler Smith’s January op-ed, “Psychedelics: Agents of spiritual growth?” which reported on the effects of psychedelic drugs and brought [...]