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The final blow: vaping addiction in adolescence

The final blow: vaping addiction in adolescence

Sofia Cole and Sarah Al-Jawhar
March 17, 2023

Vaping has become something that more teens are turning to, as 14.1 percent of high school students said they recently used an e-cigarette or other vape product, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

The Final Blow: Gaby Yap Column

The Final Blow: Gaby Yap Column

Gaby Yap, asst. opinions editor
March 17, 2023

I was 13 the first time I vaped. The summer after I graduated eighth grade, I would often spend time biking around my neighborhood. My routine consisted of a visit to the library,  buying an overly sweet...

The Final Blow: Sofia Cole Column

The Final Blow: Sofia Cole Column

Sofia Cole, co-features editor
March 17, 2023

"I could quit if I wanted to." I have heard this phrase from countless friends, family, and co-workers alike, and it hurts to hear each time. This is one of many lies that addicts tell, choosing to overlook...

The Final Blow: Maddie Cole Column

The Final Blow: Maddie Cole Column

Maddie Cole, guest columnist
March 17, 2023

I was 12 years old at my neighborhood park with a group of close friends when my best friend at the time handed me a Juul. This would be the beginning of a seven-year battle with addiction that the younger...

Head in the clouds: Students question vaping habits after reported deaths

Head in the clouds: Students question vaping habits after reported deaths

Gwyn Skiles and Anne Ribordy
November 15, 2019

On 1823 Waukegan Rd. sits a small shop brightly lit with red and blue lights. The shelves are lined with shiny delicate hookahs and memorabilia patterned with cannabis leaves. This stimulating atmosphere...

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