Campus Chatter

Feb. 18, 2013

Samantha Morley
smorley2@uccs.edu

There are more than 20 million students in America, and more than 10,000 of them are at UCCS. Their opinions matter.

Amanda Barta, freshman, accounting

What is your experience with marijuana?

Never tried it.”

What is your stance regarding the marijuana ban on campus?

I don’t see a need for it on campus. You don’t come to school to get high.”

Kellan Egelston, freshman, sport management

What is your experience with marijuana?

I have friends who do it.”

How do you feel about the legalization of medicinal and recreational marijuana?

I am personally for it because I kind of feel it’s ridiculous to spend all this money and time and resources to go after people I feel like aren’t really doing bad things.”

What is your stance regarding the marijuana ban on campus?

I feel like it’s a good thing, personally, because we shouldn’t have people smoking weed on campus all the time. It’s obviously a place to learn.”

Garrett Kinkade, sophomore, international business

What is your experience with marijuana?

I am cancer survivor, and I’ve had my medical marijuana license for years.”

What is your stance regarding the marijuana ban on campus?

As far as on campus, I don’t have a problem with [the ban].”