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A Joint a Day Causes Fish to Decay

Water diversion for illegal grow operations has significant environmental impact By Bryan Donoghue Fish need water, and so does marijuana, but people may not realize we’re approaching a point where it’s between one or the other. Many illegal grow operations…

Mary Jane in the brain

What goes on inside your brain when you’re high By| Carlos Olloqui Things melt, time loses all meaning. Your body begins to tingle from head to toe. Everything you touch feels electric. Music seems to play note by note. Pressure…

This week in weed

By Domanique Crawford Budding flavors   Blueberry Yum Yum, Strawberry Kush, Pineapple Express, and Girl Scout cookies. What’s your favorite flavor? The University of British Columbia researched 30 different molecules that give cannabis plants their flavor. These molecules are called…

Butane ban from Arcata

By Sarahi Apaez The process to make butane hash oil can result in explosions and chemical fires. Butane hash oil, also known as wax, honey oil, shatter, and dab, is made by butane extraction. This process is used to create…

The hunt for bacteria is on

By Onaja Waki Resistance to antibiotics is becoming stronger. In other words, our current antibiotics are not working as efficiently as they used to. To tackle this potential public health issue, various universities around the globe, including HSU, are participating…