In Favor of Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

In Favor of Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

Ryan L, Staff Writer

December 17, 2010

In the modern educational system, children are bombarded by all the negative effects of smoking on one’s health at a young age.  The hype over anti-smoking education is not ill-placed, given that 438,000 people died prematurely of smoking-related illness between 1997 and 2001, many of them from effects...

In Opposition to Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

In Opposition to Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

Sean R, Staff Writer

December 16, 2010

I have a lot of reasons to hate smoking. It’s a disgusting habit, and it does horrible things to people. My grandfather died of lung cancer, caused by years of cigarette smoking, and my uncle is going down the same path. I think people should know what smoking does to you. But I cannot bring myself...

Driving While Under the Influence… of texting

Driving While Under the Influence… of texting

Libby K, News Editor

October 1, 2010

Your cell phone vibrates. You cradle it in one of your hands while the other holds the steering wheel. Your eyes switch between the road and the screen of your phone as you begin to type a new message. All of a sudden, you hear the dreaded noise of a police siren behind you... Officers have been cracking...

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