Post Tagged with: "alcohol"

‘Whipahols’ Rise in Student Popularity

With companies now releasing “whipahol” – alcohol-infused whipped cream – many speculate that the new product may be filling the void left by the ban on Four Loko. Brands of the whipped cream such as Whipped Lightning and Cream are advertising their flavored product as a topping for drinks, cocktails[Read More…]

by December 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

4 Loko Frenzy Hits Campus

Local liquor stores report significant increases in sales of the popular alcoholic beverage Four Loko, and most students praise the product, which is known for its potentially dangerous combination of alcohol and caffeine. Four Loko comes in a 23-ounce can that contains the equivalent of a cup of coffee and[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

A Smarter AlcoholEdu

AlcoholEdu may be a rite of passage for students, but it’s time to shake up the close to three-hour ordeal. Designed to provide alcohol safety education, AlcoholEdu perennially becomes a running joke among new students – even if the lessons conveyed are essential on a college campus. The university requires[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Opinion

University Alcohol Policy Needs Objective Reform

There has been a surge in write-ups for alcohol violations this fall according to Judy Johnson, the director of the Office of Student Conduct. The university has had a modern alcohol policy since 1987, but it seems now that it is more strictly enforced than ever before. The university may[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Alcohol Violations Drop by 63 Percent

The number of alcohol violations has dropped by over 50 percent over a three-year period, a statistic the administration attributes to the stricter alcohol policies implemented in 2007, which have since been a primary complaint among students. From January to December 2009, 334 alcohol violations were reported to the Department[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Alcohol Incidents Steady

The percentage of alcohol-related emergency calls placed at the university has remained at 10 percent since the 2009-2010 academic year, even as area schools see a rise in the number of students dialing for help. The George Washington University’s numbers have gone up 14 percent in the past year. Two[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News