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#14DaysDry tackles substance addiction

#14DaysDry tackles substance addiction

Twenty-year-old Lisa Coombs doesn’t remember much about her first drinking experience, except that it ended in a complete and total blackout. It was her first high school party and Coombs, 14 at the time, didn’t recognize a single person there. Feeling uncomfortable and wanting desperately to fit in, she instantly went for the hard stuff, downing countless shots of vodka. […]

by Alexis Goncalves· · Arts & Life, Health
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New OLG lottery game may pose a problem for millennials, experts say

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced that inter-provincial agencies are looking to create a new lottery game aimed at appealing to a younger demographic. Experts say this could be detrimental to the millennial generation. A Ryersonian article from October 2013 explained that “young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 are two to three times more likely to develop a […]

by Kelly McDowell· · News, students, Top stories