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‘There’s a human cost to cocaine’: Colombian student reflects on Tulane drug use

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October 30, 2019

Cocaine is an extremely addictive stimulant that is considered to be a “party drug” across many college campuses in the U.S., including Tulane. Similarly, in movies such as “The Wolf of Wall Street,”...

Fentanyl-laced drugs may pose risk to Tulane students

Fentanyl-laced drugs may pose risk to Tulane students
October 3, 2018

“When I got to campus, we were gonna pick up some bars from a dealer, and we found out they were laced with fentanyl.” This is Jeff*, a Tulane freshman from New Jersey talking about his first...

Louisiana refocuses its efforts in its ‘War on Drugs’

March 5, 2018

In a televised address in 1989, President George H. W. Bush displayed a bag of cocaine and exposed the nation's opioid epidemic, marking the first strike in what would eventually be dubbed the "War on...

Department of Justice’s marijuana policy threatens drug decriminalization in New Orleans

January 24, 2018

Marijuana has come under attack in 2018, and there does not appear to be an end in sight for both recreational and medicinal users. On Jan. 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back policies the...

Shifting the Paradigm educates on sexual assault, lacks discussion

President Michael Fitts addresses the crowd at the start of Shifting the Paradigm, held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Kendall Cram Lecture Hall.
September 21, 2017

"Sexual violence impacts all of us. And we can do something about it," the flyer for the third annual Shifting the Paradigm event reads. Hosted by Title IX at Tulane and Tulane Campus Health, the event...

Fitts, Hertz pen “Special Message” on alcohol, substance abuse

September 19, 2017

In an email sent on Monday to all administrators, faculty, staff and students, Tulane President Michael Fitts and Doug Hertz, chair of the Tulane Board of Trustees, jointly issued "A Special Message on...

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