Question: Psychedelics are in the trial phase for use in therapy. What do you make of this?


(from left to right)

“I mean, there’s definitely potential within it if the usage is constrained. I feel that it has a bad rap because of the abuse of it, like any drug. But, if we haven’t tried it before, why not now?”
Crystal Franco
Second-year, Stevenson

“Maybe there should be a balance. I’m against chemically-made pharmaceuticals … if they come from the earth [like] natural types of medicines, then maybe they should be utilized.”
Sasha Muce
Fourth-year, College Nine

“If I just had to make a response, I would have to say no. I’m not sure how that would solve a problem by escaping from a problem. But, if there’s a medical breakthrough and it does solve a problem, I’m for it.”
Kevin García
Third-year, Merrill
Language Studies

“The first thing that comes to my mind is … this truth serum that the CIA tried to make in 1960 out of LSD … the idea of hallucinating people to be content with situations they should not be [content with] is disgusting.”
Alec White
Third-year, College Nine
Community Studies

Compiled by Grant Crow & Devika Agarwal