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Abuse of prescription medication for studying carries risk to students

Tierra Palumbo, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

As the end of the semester approaches, students are beginning to use various methods to study for finals including the infamous study drug, Adderall. Adderall is an amphetamine and dextroamphetamine that affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. It is used to treat narcolepsy...

Drugs aren’t the answers for your semester finals

Drugs aren't the answers for your semester finals

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 8, 2013

Finals are coming up and essays are due and the energy reserves are a little low, so you pop a few pi...

on drugs

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

May 29, 2013

Throughout the course of the semester, many college students across the state of California are faced wi...

New film in series explores drug abuse

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

December 3, 2011

This fall semester, Cosumnes River College’s Social Responsibility Committee is hosting a film series—You Are What You Eat: Pharmaceuticals. Documentaries already shown in the series were “Dangerous Prescription,” and “Money Talks: Profits before patient safety.” More recently on Nov. 15 the documentary “Generation...

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