• Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Ecstasy "Manufacturing Operation" Found in ASU Student's Apartment

    An Arizona State University student was running a "significant ecstasy manufacturing operation" out of his Tempe apartment, police say.According to an Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman, the discovery stemmed from the student -- whose name hasn't been released at this point -- getting pul ... More >>

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    March 16, 2013

    Ultra 2013: Five New and International Names for Molly, According to UMF Ravers

    By Victor Gonzalez We found Molly. And if we're ever at an electronic dance music festival in Brazil, we'll know to keep an eye out for balas. Similarly, next time we're in Ecuador and someone offers us pepas, we'll know they're taking about MDMA, at least according to Ultra Music Festival 2013 ... More >>

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    March 8, 2013

    We Took Mystery Drugs and Saw Soft Moon

    Soft Moon @ Crescent Ballroom|3/7/13Funny what stray pills you can uncover in a fit of spring cleaning. This 20mg of Adderall. A dented Xanax bar. Where did all these Percocet come from? And what's this red-brown gelcap floating in my desk drawer? So down it goes. It could be anything. I don't tell ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    University of Arizona Researcher Given $1.7 Million Grant to Study Ecstasy‚ÄčA researcher at the University of Arizona will spend the next five years studying the effects of the party drug ecstasy, thanks to a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the university announced Friday.Terrence Monks, head of U of A's Department of Phar ... More >>

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Evil Empire

    Investigators say he was bigger than Sammy the Bull. His minions say he ruled the drug trade in the Valley's rave scene. Now, authorities have "English Shaun," the man they claim reigned over a nighttime empire of ecstasy, meth, violence and excess.

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    December 21, 1995

    Rave Review

    Despite media reports of their death, the rave subculture, house music and the joy of X live on, roughly from midnight 'til dawn. In, of all places, Phoenix, Arizona.