The Orion

NCAA policies are hurting student athletes

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Patrick Pace

April 19, 2017

The long list of banned substances put in place by the NCAA comes with serious consequences. Regardless of whether it is a performance-enhancing or recreational drug, use of any banned substance will result in repercussions. The fallout ranges from fair to excessive, eventually ruining the career of...

Light at the end of the tunnel: Finals stress almost over

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Sean Daly

May 14, 2016

The last month of a semester is a time of potentially harmful stress on students who work through a month of semester-ending tests and projects, only to have to prepare for finals around the corner. Many students freak out when trying to make it through these times as even the most efficient and cool-headed st...

The downfall to the addictive ‘smart drug’

Veronica De La Cruz

February 26, 2014

Believe it or not, it’s almost time for midterms.This becomes any student’s nightmare that has to cram in all the material they’ve learned so far.   This also makes it easier for students to rely on medication like Adderall to get their work done as quickly as possible. Adderall ...

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