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Nicotine arouses brain activity

April 8, 2019

By John C. McClanahan Editor-at-Large Tobacco consumption, regardless of means – smoking, vaping or chewing raw leaves – is addictive and dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking alone causes more than 480,000 deaths ea...

Underdog Luka Dončić becomes phenom in NBA

March 4, 2019

By Malen Blackmon Sports Editor Luka Dončić, a 20-year-old Slovenian basketball player, has set fire to the Dallas Mavericks and the NBA. Coaches, general managers, scouts, players and fans across the globe have taken notice and marveled at the rookie...

College educates on cannabis

March 4, 2019

By Dr. Dank Cannabis Columnist While extensive jail time is handed out for possession of small amounts of cannabis here in Dallas, Oaksterdam University in Oakland, California, is thriving on cannabis production and education...

Ask a Professor: How do I stay on my professor’s good side?

February 20, 2019

Dear Student, Your question is interesting because it implies students feel as if an instructor may not “like” them. That is far from the case. The truth is, instructors have expectations for students in a college classroom, and when these expectations are not met, we often struggle wi...

Cannabis affects students’ academic performance

February 20, 2019

By John C. McClanahan Editor-at-Large College students are one of the largest groups of drug abusers nationwide. Stress, peer pressure, course loads, boredom and curiosity can contribute to students’ use of mind-a...

I came to America, seized my chance as a reporter

May 8, 2018

By Thao Nguyen Contributing Writer Many people come to the U.S. to pursue the American Dream, and so did I. I thought about studying abroad since I was 10 years old, asking my family if I could go to America when I grew up. Years passed by, and I still dreamed about it...

Church shooting evokes emotive thoughts

December 5, 2017

A Brookhaven Courier contributing writer shares his personal experience covering tragedy. By Jacob Vaughn Contributing Writer I did not lose anyone that day. I was not connected to the town in any way. But in the midst of co...

Grief, Strife Water American Roots

November 2, 2017

America divides as the democratic republic faces its bloody history and politics, and people become more polarized. By Monica Mitrovic Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader America’s patch-work quilt of unity is fraying, and has slo...

Social networks face legal threats, censorships

November 2, 2017

By Jacob Vaughn Contributing Writer The increasing threat of terrorism has the masses surrendering their rights in an aimless search for safety and security. Read More »...

Research finds CBD beneficial

October 17, 2017

Cannabidiol studies continue to impact modern medicine and alleviate disease symptoms. By Dr. Dank Dope Columnist Medical cannabis – the more we get to know her, the more we learn of the therapeutic effects she has on the bo...

Veganism can save planet

October 16, 2017

The Green Queen discusses the harmful effects of animal agriculture on the environment. By Monica Mitrovic Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader There’s no denying that climate change is real. Some indicators of global warming in...

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