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K2 is not safe

K2 is not safe

Brian Alexander, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

It was 2007, and my girlfriend then wanted to try smoking marijuana for the first time. I had tried it here and there, but her sheltered lifestyle gave her distance from anything of that nature. So she suggested we try “legal synthetic weed”. We called it “spice” back then. What resulted was...

Clery report adjusts to new leadership

Clery report adjusts to new leadership

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Illustration by Abigail Stanley Amid new data provided by Public Safety’s annual Clery report, changes in presidential politics could affect how certain crimes are reported. The change in reporting came with new Obama-era Title IX policies being enforced. Now, with a new president in office, it is uncl...

‘Disjointed’: insert pot joke here

‘Disjointed’: insert pot joke here

Gavin Gaddis, Opinion Editor

September 5, 2017

“Disjointed” is a perfect example of why raw aggregate review scores shouldn’t be trusted without reading actual reviews. Ruth (Kathy Bates, showing her comedy chops), runs a marijuana dispensary in a magical version of California where recreational use of the drug has been legalized. T...

Student arrested at dorm for dealing drugs

Student arrested at dorm for dealing drugs

Jessie Hellmann

January 20, 2014

A 19-year-old freshman was arrested Sunday night at his dorm room in Governor's Hall for dealing marijuana, a Class D Felony, according to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office. Orlando Estephan Leonel Gamez, an undecided major from Portage, Ind., was arrested after deputies found 60 individua...

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