October, 2010 | Tufts Observer

Month: October 2010


Prescribed Addiction

Think of a heroin addict—pale, gaunt, strung out. This may be the stereotype, but it by no means the rule. As prescription opiates become heavily prescribed to those suffering from terminal illnesses, more and more former cancer patients are turning to street drugs like heroin to find the same high.


Live (and Love) Your Life

Just since the beginning of September, six teenage boys have committed suicide because of harassment they endured for being gay. Seth Walsh, Billy Lucas, Raymond Chase, Asher Brown, and Cody Barker all gained similar notoriety to Tyler, a tragic notoriety that could have been prevented.

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