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New Study Challenges Hallucinogenic Stereotypes

New Study Challenges Hallucinogenic Stereotypes

By Deets Sharma, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A report on recent research done by NYU regarding hallucinogenic drugs.

The Life of an NYU Drug Dealer

The Life of an NYU Drug Dealer

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2018


Filed under Features

Kilroy has a lot on his plate. Classes, extra curricular activities, his social life and, well, his huge drug dealing business.

University Experts Discuss Opioid Epidemic Struggle and Solutions

University Experts Discuss Opioid Epidemic Struggle and Solutions

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers look into the causes, effects and potential solutions to the opioid crisis in America.

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing professor Holly Hagan recently discussed the negative role of doctors in the Opioid Crisis. While President Donald Trump is concerned with building his wall, the doctors on the inside are overprescribing drugs to their patients

Study, Drugs and NYU

Study, Drugs and NYU

By Kieran Brown, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Drugs have long been a part of NYU's culture. But is it time to take a step back and reflect?

NYU Professors at Horizons Conference Share Psychedelic Research

NYU Professors at Horizons Conference Share Psychedelic Research

By Kristina Hayhurst, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers discuss treating patients with psychedelic drugs at this year's Horizons Conference.

Your Ecstasy Might Include Traces of Bath Salts

Your Ecstasy Might Include Traces of Bath Salts

By Helen Crosby, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under News

A study led by an NYU professor found that people were often unaware they were consuming bath salts at EDM parties.

Student Group Prevents Opiate Overdose Deaths With Free Trainings

Student Group Prevents Opiate Overdose Deaths With Free Trainings

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The NYU Students for Sensible Drug Policy Organization has recently worked to combat the recent increase in opiate overdose-related deaths and raise awareness for drug safety by organizing training sessions on campus to teach students how to effectively use Naloxone, an antidote to opioid overdoses.

Smartphones Are The Newest Drug For Students

Smartphones Are The Newest Drug For Students

By Adryan Barlia, Contributing Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Almost all NYU students can agree that being on their smartphones is perhaps a more appealing option than sitting on a desk working on assignments for hours on end, which is similar mentality that comes into play with drugs.

Administration, Student Groups Combat Drug Use

Administration, Student Groups Combat Drug Use

By Herman Lee, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under News, NYU

Both student groups and the university aim to educate students minimize drug abuse.

Good Samaritan Policy Isn’t Very Good

Good Samaritan Policy Isn’t Very Good

By WSN Editorial Board

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

A more explicit approach, like the policies put out by Columbia and Cornell University, would create an environment that both protects the wellbeing of students and clearly defines the authority of university staff.

Will Chocolate Be the New Nose Candy?

Will Chocolate Be the New Nose Candy?

By Shirley Cahyadi, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

In Europe, there are reports of ground cacao being used as the newest party drug — instead of snorting cocaine, there are people who are turning to the superfood for their high.

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