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My DNS dependency

(Tahlia Amanson)
May 21, 2020
When I was 10 years old, I developed an addiction to over-the-counter nasal decongestant sprays (DNS). It wasn’t until two months ago, over eight years later, that I overcame my addiction. 

Under my roof

(Courtesy of July Palomares Guzman)
March 16, 2020
The experiences of Tam students whose parents struggle with substance abuse.

Here For You

here for yo, Leah Fullerton, self harm, addiction, drug addiction, pregnancy, teen pregnancy, depression
February 26, 2019
This feature reveals where and how students can receive support in the face of emotional health turmoil.

Chasing the Dragon

Chasing the Dragon
June 16, 2018

  "Chasing the dragon" (traditional Chinese: 追龍; simplified Chinese: 追龙) is a slang phrase of Cantonese origin from Hong Kong referring to inhaling the vapor from a heated solution...

The Modern Addiction to Cell Phones

The Modern Addiction to Cell Phones
June 2, 2017

I wish I grew up 30 years ago. Not because I want 50-cent Coca-Colas, or because I want to watch Larry Bird go up against Magic Johnson (though that would be a plus), or even because I wouldn’t have...

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