Don’t Delay Discussing Drugs with Your Kids

Back in September, Rochester Media posted an article on how Oakland County was taking steps to raise awareness about youth prescription drug abuse. Pennsylvania-based Steps to Recovery, an addiction treatment center, saw the article and reached out to us; asking if they could share their perspective with our readers as a way to continue the conversation and hopefully educate families further about how to protect their teenagers from drug use. Their article appears below: Many parents do … [Read more...]

Rochester College’s Student Magazine ranked ‘First Class’

The Shield magazine, which is planned, written, edited and created by Rochester College students, earned a First Class Ranking from the Associated Collegiate Press, the oldest and largest national membership organization for college student journalists. Dr. Joanne Simpson, ACP judge, said, "This is an incredible volume of work to review. Your staff is working hard to provide a magazine that is both credible and entertaining." The quarterly magazine earned three Marks of Distinction … [Read more...]