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Accutane: worth the risks?

Accutane: worth the risks?

By Erin Kelly

March 9, 2015

Many students have it, and most dream of it disappearing forever. “It” is acne, and to aid the majority of students who must endure the unsightly, red bumps on their face, there is a pill called Accutane. Accutane works to reduce the size of the skin’s oil glands and therefore reduce the amount...

Survey: alcohol use down, pot up as school outpaces nation

Survey: alcohol use down, pot up as school outpaces nation

By Sumin Woo and Holly Sutley

February 25, 2015

Although Dulaney's school-wide drinking rates appear to be declining, the overall rate remains high compared to the national average. An anonymous survey of 256 students in English classes of all grades and levels shows that half of students drink recreationally. The figure is down from 60 percent...

Hall of Fame in need of change

Hall of Fame in need of change

By Cole Morgan, George Ranch High School

January 14, 2015

As of today, 314 baseball players, managers, umpires, and other notables in the sport have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame, at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, was established to preserve and honor the artifacts and history of the game. But ever since...

Chemistry teacher shares personal struggle to legalize CBD oil

Chemistry teacher shares personal struggle to legalize CBD oil

By Erin Rountree, Sparkman HS, Sparkman, Ala.

May 21, 2014

Imagine a child who suffers from frequent and severe seizures multiple times each day. Imagine that you are forced to watch the child’s abilities decrease as the seizures progress. Now, imagine that there was a drug that could possibly aid in alleviating the seizures, but the drug was only legal in...

Exhausted students turn to stimulants to get through schoolwork

Exhausted students turn to stimulants to get through schoolwork

By Kyoka Millard and James Birr

March 6, 2014

While 20 years ago, high school students might have turned to coffee to give them focus and energy, more and more students today are turning to illegal prescription medication to help them excel at school. Typically prescribed to kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD),  which are characterized by difficulty focus...