Study Shows Collegiate LAXers Use Drugs, but Graduate

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The NCAA recently conducted a survey that revealed lacrosse players were the most frequent drug users among collegiate athletes. Drugs most commonly listed in LAX social circles include: amphetamines, anabolic steroids, cocaine, marijuana and narcotics. Well-to-do college kids like to have a good time. This is not a shocking revelation.

The study also shows that 95.0% of these guys regularly indulge in Grandpa’s old cough medicine, only edged out by hockey players at 95.5%. College golfers sit in 3rd place at a very respectable 90.9%. You can imagine the constant verbal thrashing those 4.5% of alcohol-free hockey players experience.

The NCAA also released graduation rates by sport, in which lacrosse players rated the highest. There you have it. So, what do we take away from this? Is there a direct correlation between drug use and academic success? Don’t take it that far, kids. And the next time Mom goes off about how drugs will ruin your life, please don’t reference this news story and try to disprove her little spiel. Drugs suck. Don’t do them.

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Roger Dorn (@RogerJDorn) is the Vice President of Media for Grandex, Inc. He's a native Texan with a full head of hair and knows his way around a nice box of red wine. Dorn graduated (BBA) with a GPA sitting in the meaty part of the bell curve, not lagging behind, but not trying to show off, either. Golf is his game now. He's long off the tee but can't putt for shit. Email: dillon@grandex.co

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    TrickleDown

    The reason laxers have the highest graduation rate has nothing to do with drugs/sports. They’re the most white, so they don’t have affirmative action pulling them down. The basketball teams tend to be a little more “enriched” if you will.

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