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Butler University’s Greek leadership move towards implementing new alcohol policy

Butler University’s Greek leadership move towards implementing new alcohol policy

New policies aim to promote safety and healthy drinking culture. The rules target the types of alcohol allowed at greek sponsored events and who is allowed to provide it.

Campaign unclear to students

MIRANDA MARITATO STAFF REPORTER The goal of Butler University’s “Let Us Be Clear” campaign is to inform students the legal age to possess and consume alcohol is 21, but students under 21 who consume can call Butler University Police Department for emergency assistance. Freshman Abbigail Peters said she believes posters around campus are sending mixed

Alcohol policy changes considered by task force

The alcohol task force is discussing possible changes to Butler University’s current alcohol policy. The current alcohol policy was created in 2002. Irene Stevens, dean of student life, said, since then, the number of hospitalizations due to alcohol, arrests, sexual assaults and summons tickets have increased dramatically. This school year, seven student arrests have been

Sanctions change for violations

Published Sept. 5, 2012 Sanctions and penalties resulting from alcohol violations are now in the spotlight, with Butler University changing how it handles alcohol consumption and problem drinking by its students. Fines have been replaced with community restoration activities, which will allow students to work toward decreasing the negative effects of alcohol consumption on campus,

OPINION | Butler should notify students about new alcohol policy

If upperclassmen are as punishable as freshmen for alcohol violations, then they should receive the same information the freshman do. Over the summer, the administration revamped the alcohol policy on campus. The administration forbade freshmen from going inside Greek houses until after last Monday. Another policy change is that there are no fines for alcohol