The Southerner

South student gets help from rehab to overcome drug addiction

Sadie Pelini, Staff writer

April 15, 2011

This story was featured in the 2011 Spring Newsmagazine Senior Cooper Johnson spent the first month of the 2010-11 school year in rehab. His friends told people he was gone for a rap deal in Los Angeles, but when Johnson returned...

Bathing in synthetic drugs: new bath salts raise concerns

Aeon Bollig, Staff writer

March 2, 2011

In late January, panic ensued over the use of bath salts as a synthetic and legal version of cocaine. While sold under the guise of a salty bath enhancer, these exotic powders have become a substance for prime abuse among teenagers,...

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