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Marijuana-related deaths prove nothing

Well, it finally happened. Someone died from pot– or rather, because of pot. There were two deaths in Colorado last week that have listed marijuana as a contributing factor. The first was a college student visiting from Wyoming who ate six times the recommended maximum amount of edibles containing THC — enough for six high-quality […]

In the defense of Occupy Wall Street

As I sat in Burnes Auditorium, listening to President Comstock’s inaugural speech, I was amazed that she mentioned America’s “inequality crisis.” At that very moment,…

Mourners shouldn’t be harassed over debt

Losing a parent can be the worst time in anyone’s life; moreover, according to a study done by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, that time…

Stop the bullying

People are a lot like mirrors. They reflect their environment, their upbringing and the people around them. Sometimes the words people say are transient, they…

Nerd Week raises questions for staff writer

What is the definition of a nerd? Or, for that matter, a geek? What makes someone a nerd? What do you have to like or…

Our Say: Right to assemble

Religion is and means something different to everyone, and we are allowed to practice our beliefs freely due…

A well-earned thank you

By now, readers of The Johnsonian are used to turning to page six and seeing my smug mug…

Don’t feed the trolls

What do the Westboro Baptist Church, conservative commentator Ann Coulter and the fundamentalist Christian guy who came to…

Our Say: Get involved

With CSL elections ending this week, begins a new chapter for Winthrop’s Council of Student Leaders. With the…

Worldwide Winthrop Day more than just a celebration

Every year, high school students come from all over the state, (sometimes from different parts of the U.S,)…

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