Stanford sends at least one student per week to the emergency room due to alcohol consumption, reports on campus alcohol use released by Student Affairs show.
New data on undergraduate alcohol consumption suggests that freshman drinking rates have dropped a year after the controversial restriction on hard alcohol was first introduced.
New statistics show that alcohol transports have dipped at the beginning of the year, amid student concerns over the policy.
As student residential staff completed their training prior to New Student Orientation, The Daily checked in with residential staff members as to their feelings and plans with regard to the recent change in alcohol policy.
From interviews and an anonymous survey filled out by a quarter of student residential staff members, 86 percent of respondents said they were not in favor of the changed policy — and questions about enforcement displayed a wide range of plans and confidence levels among residential staff.
OAPE director says alcohol policy is independent of sexual assault issues.
According to statistics provided by the Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS), the number of alcohol transports, Drunk in Public arrests and Minor in Possession citations increased in fall quarter 2015 as compared to fall quarter 2014.
Since its inception in 2011, Cardinal Nights has transitioned from focusing on alcohol-free events to programming based on student feedback, providing a wide variety of entertainment choices for drinkers and non-drinkers alike.
Stanford University is relatively tolerant towards alcohol compared with some of its peer institutions, as this piece explores.