Tag: alcohol

Features

We’re bringing Sexy Mac: Finger lickin’ good?

By Delanee Hawkins For many, food and sex respectively rank as the greatest pleasures in life. Some ambitious souls may even try to combine the two delights in an attempt to reach the highest plane of human ecstasy. Unfortunately, the reality of this union often falls short of expectations and can even lead to infections…

News

Macalester’s Good Samaritan policy updated, becomes less punitive

Recently, Macalester’s Good Samaritan Policy, which allows students to report situations involving substance abuse without fear of reprisal, was updated to better reflect its intent. The rewrite of the policy involved a name change to the Community of Care Policy as well. The writers, who include Assistant Director of Residential Life, Amanda-Rae Barboza, Dean of…

Opinion

A note from a planner of Winter Ball

I may have cleaned up your vomit last November. When I volunteered to plan Winter Ball with the Program Board, I did so because I love a good shindig. Decorations, dressing up, DJs, fancy hors d’oeuvres—that stuff is my jam. I like it so much I was willing to sacrifice 5-15 hours a week starting…

Opinion

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I am writing to shed light on the harm-reduction programming of Stop @ Buzzed. I believe that campaigns for health awareness around alcohol abuse are often stigmatized as “anti-drinking campaigns.” Stop @ Buzzed is not anti-alcohol, but pro-education. Alcohol is a drug, and it is dangerous to use any drug without an understanding of how…