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Don’t study too hard

Don’t study too hard

February 15, 2018

Reckless living on campus

By Emily Merlino

February 24, 2012

“I know myself, but that is all.”   Amory Blaine, the ambitious protagonist of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s semi-autobiographical literary debut “This Side of Paradise”, a Princeton graduate and survivor of tw...

De-stress during finals week

By Jeff Mitchell

April 27, 2011

In the sleepless, perhaps Adderall-fueled nights of finals week, it is easy to burn out, completely lose steam or even feel you’re going to have a heart attack. Not only is this mentally and physically damaging, the stress can...

An ode to the orange bottle

By Staff

April 12, 2011

When I was 11, I couldn’t sit still Teachers complained so they gave me a pill Toe tapping, hair twirling slowed to a still But all those amphetamines can give quite a thrill Adderall makes heart racing, blushing and giggles ...

Medical system can’t pay attention to what it’s prescribing

By Alyssa Creamer

December 7, 2010

Also see: More stories on Adderall For a pill classified by the U.S. government as a Schedule 2 drug, manipulating the system to obtain Adderall legally does not seem difficult for students. One University of Massachusetts student fe...

Adderall used for recreation and study on UMass campus

By Michelle Williams

December 7, 2010

Also see: More stories on Adderall It comes in several shapes, colors and doses. Some prefer the extended release, while others seek out immediate effects. While to most the drug is known as Adderall, some refer to it as a miracle drug. Adderall, ni...

Are students turning to Adderall to get A’s?

By Matthew M. Robare

December 7, 2010

Also see: More stories on Adderall “It’s a very easy thing to find,” said one University of Massachusetts sophomore who wished to remain anonymous. “All my friends are prescribed it, and so is my sister. I don’t ev...