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Mixed responses to alcohol policy in residential staff training

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.

Cardinal Nights brings in comedian Chris Hardwick, alcohol-free programming

Chris Hardwick, a popular comedian on Comedy Central and other programs, will be performing at Cemex auditorium tonight as part of the programming for this year’s Cardinal Night, which focuses on creating alcohol-free events for students. The administration is hopeful that the popularity of the performer has the potential to expand Cardinal Night’s scope and attract more students who would otherwise not be interested.

SUDPS plans for safe Frost

The Frost Music and Arts Festival, set to occur this weekend, will be staffed by a variety of safety personnel. Deputies from the Stanford Department of Public Safety (SUDPS), private security from Landmark and emergency medical technicians from the Stanford Emergency Medical Services team (STEMS) will all work together to help keep the festival safe.