Alcohol and drugs

How institutions handle drug violations varies greatly

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Recent arrests at Wesleyan following Molly overdoses raise questions of why drug arrests are so rare at small private colleges -- but common elsewhere.

Four Wesleyan students arrested in investigation of drug hospitalizations

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Charges follow hospitalizations of 12 after use of club drug Molly. University immediately suspends those who were arrested.

Wesleyan on alert after string of student hospitalizations related to party drug

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Wesleyan's president warns students to steer clear of the party drug and to turn in who is dealing it on campus, but this weekend's hospitalizations were not the first for the university.

Freshman deaths show risks of transitioning to college life

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At least eight freshmen at U.S. universities have died so far this year. How can colleges help alter the behaviors of students they're only just starting to know?

 

University-themed Jell-O molds send a mixed message, critics say

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Colleges and Kraft Foods say that new university-themed Jell-O molds are meant to be used to create tasty tailgate treats. But some worry they're an invitation to binge drink.

Colleges confront an increase in use of heroin by students

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Facing overdoses and regional scourges, campuses start to see that substance abuse problems don’t just revolve around alcohol and marijuana.

 

Study links binge drinking and low critical thinking skills, with a caveat

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Students who binge drink during college have significantly worse critical thinking skills than non-bingers upon graduation -- but only if they started college with comparatively low skills, study says.

University student codes of conduct include fines for violations

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More colleges want to be able to fine students who violate conduct codes. But how they go about it, and the impact of the policies, varies.

11 Wesleyan students hospitalized in apparent reaction to club drug Molly

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One sophomore is in critical condition.

Can you put an end to a legendary college party?

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Killing a risky student tradition is no easy feat, as Iowa State is sure to learn. But other universities can offer some lessons.

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