High School Drug Culture

Multiple Xanax pills that equal approximately 2mg (Photo via under the Creative Commons License).

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

May 7, 2018

   Remember the joy associated with Red Ribbon Week during elementary school? The teachers passing out little red bracelets with short statements renouncing drug use? The chain link fences decorated with a sea of red ribbon? Catchy phrases that warned of drug use plastered on classroom walls? And most im...

Drug Use Is Life Abuse

United States Soldier tying the famous ribbon symbol around a tree in support of Red Ribbon Week

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

October 26, 2015

  Red Ribbon Week started in 1988 when it was adopted by the California State PTA and later recognized nationally by President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan. This campaign was set in place to warn students that the use of illegal drugs is a harmful and life threatening issue.   Fr...

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