The Sagamore

Staff network helps students fight substance abuse

Elena Su, Arts Editor

January 10, 2020

Every day, about 7,800 Americans try illicit substances for the first time. Over half of these new users are under age 18, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Each year, the country pays a heavy price in the form of lives cut tragically short: a reported 5,455 people aged 15-24 died ...

High Times at Brookline High

High Times at Brookline High

Natalie Jew, Regulars Editor

June 14, 2018

The popularity of recreational substance use by teenagers floods the media and student social life. Though there has been a reported decrease of use at the high school, it still affects a wide range of students. In the United States, by the time students are seniors, 70 percent will have tried alcohol, ...

School drug policy isolates students

School drug policy isolates students

Alec Roberson, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2018

There is a fundamental problem with the way which our school attempts to combat drug use. Namely, the school attacks drug use on the individual scale with ineffective and harsh  consequences that do not rehabilitate the students who are caught using drugs. This may push students into situations where ...

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