“Hey man, legalize marijuana, it’s
like, really important to the world.”
In Speaker’s Circle
this past Monday, the Marijuana Legalization Support (MLS) group waiting
good-naturedly to pass out flyers and brownies to the eager stoner students.
But as hours flew
by, bystanders could tell the groups members became more and more giggly,
carefree and red eyed. The longer anyone spent with them, however, the more
sense they started to make
first, I was all like “Nahhh, pot dude.’ But now that I’ve hung around them for
a while I’m all like “Yeaahhhh man.’ They have some good points. And some good
ideas. And they made some really good points.
Also, these brownies are rad, I’ve had like four,” junior and passerby-turned-activist
Tyler Burris said.
group member Jimmy Gains was asked about the pro’s to legalizing marijuana.
“Marijuana just takes the edge off
of life, we could end wars with this shit, it’s like a miracle drug,” Gains, a
totally chill dude by the way, said.
comment from Gains they had a group chill session on the steps and discussed
the pro’s and con’s of tie dye.
“I love all the
color, you know?” MLS president Maria “Bob Morrisley” Morris said, “But then
other times, that’s too much color, you know?”
discussion was quickly abandon for an impromptu, enthusiastic hacky-sack sesh.
“MLS also stands
for “Major League Soccer,” so it makes sense we’re good at sacking,” Gains
Not all who
witnessed the chill spectacle were swayed. This was especially true of the
older members of the passing throngs, whose days of pot experimentation were
long behind them.
“Why can’t they
just get drunk like law-abiding Americans?” A passing professor muttered to
While under the influence
the group came up with the slogan, “Don’t be moody, smoke a dooby!” Although this
slogan has done little to rally support they plan to continue pushing for