There were 1,264 liquor law violations at Boston College in 2018, compared to 1,461 in 2017. The number of drug law violations also declined—from 177 violations to 139—from 2017 to 2018.
On Wednesday night, Newton residents gathered to discuss the health implications of marijuana at the forum “Wondering About Weed?”.
“…we’re flooded with these substances and the backdrop of this is the message that a lot of people use drugs when they’re young, the idea that it’s okay to experiment is embedded in our society. And so we have to face the fact the culture we live in encourages it.”
Associate Arts editor Kaylie Ramirez discusses the coded lyrics and happy-go-lucky beats certain artists use to disguise their messages about drugs.
“It is not until the entire public understands the complexities of the circumstances from which addictions arise that we can begin to approach solutions and treatment with a sense of compassion.”