Encouraging students to be responsible in their choices about alcohol, the Colleges will hold events in conjunction with the National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.
(October 24, 2003) GENEVA, N.Y.–Hobart and William Smith Colleges will hold several events in celebration of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, observed from Monday, Oct. 27, through Friday, Oct. 31. This year's theme is “Tell it Like it is…Most Students Make Healthy Choices.”
The events held on campus will include the Monday Night Football game, Miami Dolphins against the San Diego Chargers, from 9 p.m. to midnight on Monday, Oct. 27, and an Open Mic Night party at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Both events are at Substance Free House, 704 S. Main.
Pledges to be responsible with alcohol will be available from 11:30 until 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, in Scandling Center. Students who take the pledge will receive a free T-shirt.
A discussion called “The Science of Feeling Good and Feeling Bad with Alcohol” will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Geneva Room.. Students will see firsthand how alcohol absorption is different for men and women, and learn the pharmacological effects of alcohol as they relate to sensations and functional changes in the user. David Craig, professor of chemistry, will review the consequences of alcohol abuse for college students and the alcohol norms that have been measured nationally.
The week will conclude with a Halloween party hosted by Substance Free House and Chi Phi Fraternity at 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, at Chi Phi House, 575 S. Main St.