The Kirkwood Call

Chill pill

Chill pill

Zachary Clingenpeel, photographer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Features, In Depth

While she played guitar amongst her fellow band members, war was being waged between the opposing chemicals in her body. For Bridgett Field, junior, life is a fight between the two different medications on her kitchen table. Every day, Bridgett takes 72mg of Concerta, a medication used to treat At...

A new lease on learning

A new lease on learning

Holden Foreman, web editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Erving Goffman, Canadian-American sociologist and writer, determined three targets of stigma: overt or external deformities, known deviations in personal traits and “tribal” affiliations. Yet, according to 53 percent of students (110/206), prescription medication usage is also stigmatized in American...

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