By: Mae Bonnaci Erika Perilla Molina sits in the SUNY New Paltz library as she tries to study for an international politics exam and write two papers that are due by the end of the week. She’s been sitting at the same table for at least three hours, but thankfully […]

March 3, 2014 Brooklyn Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz says the state is “ill-equipped” to properly address the opiate addiction crisis in New York. This legislative session, Cymbrowitz, chair of the Assembly Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, is asking for increased funding to the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services […]

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Just back from my shift at Moonlight Café, I open the door to our second-floor apartment. The smell of pot comes pushing down the stairs, looking for an exit. As I start up the stairs, I can hear their baby-like mumbles and the click-click of defunct lighters over the TV […]