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Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

By WSN Editorial Board

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Amidst the recent rise in opioid-related deaths, sporadic opioid overdose training is not enough to combat. The university must begin educating its residential life staff on how to deal with opioid overdoses.

New York’s Imminent Need for a Supervised Injection Facility

New York’s Imminent Need for a Supervised Injection Facility

By Sam Rolfe, Guest Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a radical, innovative proposal to combat opiate overdose deaths, the city should open Supervised Injection Facilities.

When Issues Have Faces, Clinton Wins

When Issues Have Faces, Clinton Wins

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Clinton has outlined an ambitious set of goals, but she has faced resistance from voters who feel these issues do not affect them.

A Surprising Amount of Molly Contains Bath Salts, NYU Researchers Find

A Surprising Amount of Molly Contains Bath Salts, NYU Researchers Find

By Kyle Sturmann, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under News, University News

By analyzing molly users' hair samples, NYU researchers found that most molly also contains bath salts.

Not enough attention paid to over-the-counter drugs

Not enough attention paid to over-the-counter drugs

By Sunny Hong, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Over-the-counter drugs are the most commonly abused drugs in the U.S. and cause a real and serious problem among people of all ages. It is imperative to think twice before putting these chemicals in our bodies.

Christina’s Case: NYU needs strategy to prevent prescription drug abuse

Christina’s Case: NYU needs strategy to prevent prescription drug abuse

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 21, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Final exams are fast approaching for college students across the nation. For NYU students, the dreaded week — complete with arduous term papers and strenuous tests that can account for over half of the overall semester grade — is slated to begin on May 13. The extreme pressure can provoke an ...