SATIRE: In a recent bout of confusion, hordes of freshman turned up to the Education as Self-Fashioning (ESF) Plenary under the impression that Enchanted Broccoli Forest (EBF) was hosting a slightly-earlier-than-the-weekend rager 9:30 am at the CEMEX auditorium.
Though Stanford continues to record a high number of alcohol-related transports, the class of 2023 demonstrated a preference for healthy drinking behavior, according to the data collected by the summer online alcohol course, AlcoholEdu, given to all incoming students. While the Office of Alcohol Policy and Education (OAPE) data stands by the program’s efficacy, some…
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.
The North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) is requiring its 6,100 fraternity chapters — including 10 of the 11 chapters on Stanford’s Inter-fraternity council — to ban hard alcohol from fraternity facilities and events by Sept. 1, 2019. The decision was made through a near-unanimous vote in the NIC’s annual meeting on Aug. 27.
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.
While OAPE Director Ralph Castro noted that Stanford needs “more time to measure sustained change,” he suggested that the policy changes have had some positive effects on the student body.
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.