Holiday Stress Coping Methods

By Jessie Schirrick December is the busiest month of the year for a lot of people. There’s the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping, spending time with loved ones, perhaps finishing up the semester or gearing up for a new year. All of these activities inspire a lot of excitement, but also a lot of [...]

By | 2017-12-11T15:36:09+00:00 December 11th, 2017|

Community members march for International Overdose Awareness Day

By Jessie Schirrick On Thurs. Aug. 31, several local organizations organized a march from the BELIEVE sign in downtown Reno to Wingfield Park in observance of International Overdose Awareness Day. The participants decorated foam hearts and flowers with the name and story of their loved ones. At the end of the march there was a [...]

By | 2017-09-05T12:13:53+00:00 September 5th, 2017|

Tips for Students Starting a New Semester

By Jessie Schirrick The start of a new semester always triggers emotions of excitement and stress for high school and college students alike. Shopping for brand new notebooks and highlighters is always much more fun than actually using them. The start of a new semester is a good time to outline some goals- academic, health, [...]

By | 2017-08-30T13:39:50+00:00 August 30th, 2017|

The Dangerous New Trend

By Jessie Schirrick Sometimes it feels like I’m the only student at my university who isn’t a supporter of recreational marijuana use. People always seem a little surprised when I decline an invitation to smoke, and even more so when I explain that I dislike marijuana. It’s beginning to feel like smoking marijuana is the [...]

By | 2017-07-11T08:44:53+00:00 July 11th, 2017|

Should Marijuana Use Be Normalized?

According to a recent Gallup poll, 60 percent of Americans believe the use of marijuana should be legal. It’s the highest percentage ever reported, representing more than a doubling in public support over the past two decades. It’s also a number that many of Nevada’s elected officials find troubling as they witness what’s resulted from [...]

By | 2016-11-01T15:02:55+00:00 November 1st, 2016|
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