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The true winner of the 2020 Election: Drugs

The true winner of the 2020 Election: Drugs
November 20, 2020

No matter who you voted for in the 2020 election, and regardless of your reaction to the results, one thing is for certain; Americans are embracing Marijuana. The 2020 election was a decisive victory for...

Artist Profile-Tayy Brown

Artist Profile-Tayy Brown
November 6, 2020

2020 has been a terrific year for hip-hop in general with numerous highly anticipated projects delivered to fans. One artist who has had a great year, but hasn’t received the attention he deserves is...

Juice WRLD, Dead at 21

Juice WRLD, Dead at 21
Remembering Jarad Higgins
December 13, 2019

With the end of the decade came the end of one of its brightest and youngest stars.  On December 8, 2019, Juice WRLD, real name Jarad Anthony Higgins was pronounced dead by the Cook County medical examiner’s...

Psychedelic Research Nationally and at the U of M Nielson Lab

Psychedelic Research Nationally and at the U of M Nielson Lab
October 26, 2019

Between the early 1960’s and the mid 1970’s was a time known as the psychedelic era. You may picture hippies, the desire for political activism, and images of hundreds of thousands of people enjoying...

A mother’s fight for justice: Lil Peep’s mom sues record label for causing her late sons death

A mother's fight for justice: Lil Peep's mom sues record label for causing her late sons death
October 26, 2019

The drug culture and the music culture have long influenced each other. From Pink Floyd’s obvious psychedelic influences, to Eric Clapton's self-avowed love of Colombian marching powder, music and drugs...

Weed, and why it needs to be legal

Weed, and why it needs to be legal
October 10, 2019

Approval for marijuana legalization is extremely high in the United States (63% think it should be legal, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center poll). Among those polled, Millennials showed the highest...

Euphoria is all about euphoric vibes, not the storyline

Euphoria is all about euphoric vibes, not the storyline
September 28, 2019

Let's take it back to the summer, rewind a little bit, and back away from fall. Remember when everyone was blabbing about this "great new tv show with really good music that was produced by Drake?" Remember...

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