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Jackson: Realizing drinking isn’t for me — and owning it

Cassidy Jackson, Op-Ed Contributor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Throughout high school, I didn’t drink. It was a small part of my ploy to be as counter-culture as possible. In middle school, for example, when I caught the whiff that Uggs were becoming chic, I never wore mine out in public...

Phillips: The normalization of binge drinking supports unhealthy behavior

Ruby Phillips, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

On Fridays, I teach a class of freshman girls at Lake View High School about healthy decision-making as a peer health educator for Peer Health Exchange. We address topics like sexual assault, alcohol abuse and healthy communication....