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EDITORIAL: Say no to drugs, but yes to screening

The Valparaiso Community Schools board is right to consider random drug testing for students who park at school or participate in extracurricular activities. Some other districts already have this plan in place.

March 29, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Partying can make opportunities depart

YOUNG VOICES: Partying can make opportunities depart

In the song "I Love College," Asher Roth attempts to describe his idea of true college life, including this routine: "Drink my beer and smoke my weed but my good friends is all I need; pass out at 3, wake up at 10, go out to eat then do it again."

September 12, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Adults are setting pro-alcohol examples for youths

The report on drug use in Porter County released earlier this fall detailed the extensive use of alcohol and drugs among youths in Porter County. According to the study, 22.5 percent of eighth-graders and 45.4 percent of 12th graders report drinking alcohol monthly, and 15 percent of eighth-…

November 28, 2010 12:00 am
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