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1.2 million college students drink alcohol on a typical day, and more than 703,000 use weed

By Rosanna Xia, Los Angeles Times

May 28, 2016

Filed under News

There's a lot more going on at U.S. colleges these days than just studying.On any given day, 1.2 million full-time students are drinking alcohol and more than 703,000 are using marijuana, according to a report released Thursday by th...

Carbondale police to accept unwanted prescription medication on Saturday

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

April 25, 2016

Filed under City, News

Carbondale police plan to work with the Drug Enforcement Administration on Saturday to collect unwanted prescription medications from residents.Although no liquids or needles will be accepted, the department will take expired, unused and unwanted pr...

What you need to know before ‘Drunktober’

By Cory Ray |@coryray_DE, Daily Egyptian

October 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Pumpkin-spiced beer may have found its niche. For four straight weekends, Carbondale will have some of the year's most notorious events: Unofficial Halloween on Oct. 16 and 17; homecoming celebrations the week leading up to t...

Talk warns of heroin use increase

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

January 25, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

Sarah Wolfson is back on her horse.Wolfson rode and trained horses throughout high school, but five years ago as an SIU student, Wolfson had an accident while riding, severely hurting both of her knees. To relieve her pain, s...

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