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University unveils revisions to the alcohol policy

University unveils revisions to the alcohol policy

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

On Oct. 1, 2019, the university made a few changes to the 2018 University Policy on Alcohol Use.  The current university alcohol policy was released on Sept. 27, 2018 and was recently revised by the Office of the Dean of Students. Gabe Willis, Dean of Students, shared the nature of the changes to the policy. “We ...

Mocktails competition raises alcohol awareness with a twist

Members of B.U.G.S. and Delta Alpha Omicron pose for a picture in front of their booth. The group came third in the Mocktails competition.

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

Organizations on campus raised awareness about the effects of alcohol by participating in a competition to make non-alcoholic drinks. In the annual event Mocktails put on by the Office for Student Engagement, Greek organizations raised awareness about the dangers of alcohol. On Nov. 15, students were...

Ordinances push for safety during spring break

In response to the influx of visitors during spring break, some destinations such as Panama City Beach, Florida passed ordinances to maintain safety and order. These ordinances include outlawing the sale of alcoholic or intoxicating beverages between 2-7 a.m. and alcohol possession or consumption on the beaches.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

April 16, 2019

For certain destinations, the arrival of spring break means a greater effort to maintain safety. Panama City Beach, Florida implemented ordinances in response to the influx of spring break visitors. Some of the laws were enforced from March 1-31. The university’s spring break is scheduled from April...