Student Union urges WU to expunge alcohol and marijuana offenses from student conduct records

Student Union Senate passed a resolution urging the University to implement an expungement policy and expand it to include marijuana offenses.

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Alcohol education initiative prompts further discussion of WU’s policies

Washington University participated in National Alcohol Screening Day, an initiative that provides outreach, education and screening to raise awareness about harmful drinking behaviors, April 6.

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Washington University adopts medical amnesty protocol

In an attempt to encourage students to seek medical help for alcohol-related emergencies, Washington University has implemented a medical amnesty and active bystander protocol.

Alex Siegman | Staff Reporter

Lee/Beau on lockdown: Freshman dorms under zero-tolerance alcohol policy

A zero-tolerance policy banning alcohol consumption in the Lee/Beaumont Residential College is in effect until Tuesday after multiple students were sent to the hospital for drinking-related issues.

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The key to success: Jungle juice as an indicator of self-worth

There are certain traits that the world’s most successful people share. Successful individuals are creative and hardworking. They pay attention to details and are highly sociable creatures. But there is another skill that I am willing to bet that they possess.

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Law school students need to raise the bar

For some Washington University law students, “passing the bar” might well have been “passing out at the bar.” A Halloween celebration held at Anheuser-Busch Hall on Oct. 26 resulted in excessive drinking and allegedly culminated in students vomiting puddles in front of the building.

Halloween debacle leads to alcohol-free semester for law school

Mum’s the word on the drunken Halloween Party in the law school that led the school to impose a prohibition until the end of the semester.

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Don’t tell me what to do: Smoking and governmental right

Last Wednesday, the New York City Council voted by overwhelming majority to increase the smoking age in the city to 21. This was done as part of an initiative to stop the smoking epidemic and to increase health among the citizens of New York. But the problem of tobacco use cannot be stopped by something as crude as a ban.

Steven Wenzel | Contributing Writer

Inconsistent alcohol policy leads to student confusion, discipline

Around 6 p.m. the afternoon of Friday’s Walk In Lay Down event, a small group of students were sitting in a freshman’s JKL room, with sealed bottles of alcohol visible and the door open, when they say a residential college director entered the suite.

Substance-free housing to transition to suite option

Starting next year, healthy living communities for freshmen, more commonly known as substance-free floors, will be eliminated from the South 40.

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