The Guilfordian

Humanities students all do drugs, y’all

Maksym Kosachevskyy, The Sober Friend

April 1, 2017

“I’ll be there in five minutes,” said sophomore Billie “Country” Nelson on the phone. I met Nelson in my macroeconomics class when we were placed in the same group for a project. I happened to overhear that he was involved in the narcotics business, so around the time of midterms, I asked...

Student shares research on prenatal exposure to cannabis

Leah Whetten-Goldstein, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

On Sept. 28, senior Kate Rich gave a presentation about her medical internship this past summer. “As a health science major, it is a requirement to do a medical internship,” said Rich. “So I interned at the Orange County Health Department for five weeks over the summer.” Rich started off...

One drug, two nations and the marijuana debate

Aditya Garg, Ty Gooch, Ty Gooch, and Aditya Garg

September 20, 2013

Pot fanatics are not holding it in any longer. Not only on campus, but nationwide, advocates for the legalization of marijuana have clearly voiced their demands. In November 2013, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana, sparking nationwide movements and policy debates. “The pulse of the country is changing and moving towards legalization and decrimina...

Uruguay poised to legalize pot

Uruguay poised to legalize pot

Rishab Revankar, World & Nation Editor

September 13, 2013

Green bud. Cannabis. Weed. Killer Weed. Marijuana. At the federal level, none of it’s been legalized in any nation — as of today. But as for tomorrow, only Uruguay will tell. Home to a population of just over three million, the South American republic is poised to become the first country to...

Every year April 20 stands as hemp’s high holiday

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

In cannabis culture, 420 means many things. It is a time, a date, a holiday and marijuana itself. “When I go to a college and ask, ‘What does 420 mean? Raise your hand if you know what it means,’ every hand in the room goes up,” said Allen St. Pierre, executive director of National Organization...