The trend of sober-curiosity is rising, but is it one college students want to hear about?
I’m not a drinker, and I’m comfortable with that. My whole life, I’ve felt very strongly about not drinking alcohol, and I’m proud to say that I’ve never wavered in my convictions.
I’m not about to change my lifestyle now, but I could use some advice on how to better incorporate my career goals with my personal convictions. I’m going into business, and it seems to me that modern business culture is still full of the sort of stuff we saw on Mad Men: drinking in the office, meetings over drinks at the country club, drinks at the bar after work, and so on. How can I network as a non-drinker? How can I succeed in business without hitting the booze?
I’m a very different person now than I was when I was in middle school and early high school. I have my faith to thank for that, as well as the help of some amazing friends and family members. These days, I choose not to drink alcohol, both for religious reasons and for myself. And I’ve learned how to have a great time and enjoy the company of amazing friends without being drunk.
But there are a few things that still make me feel like I want a drink, and one of them in particular seems weird to me. When I go on vacations, I find myself surprisingly bored and feeling like I want a beer. I think I just associate the free time and lack of responsibilities with a reason to drink. Do you have any tips for avoiding alcohol on vacation?
On the last Daily Update of the semester, one new delivery app is making alcohol more available, one community is trying to get past it’s reputation as an animal dumping ground, and the head coach of the women’s basketball team picks his new staff. Warning: The following video contains some graphic material.
The countdown has begun. The white tents have started appearing and the campus has begun to buzz with excitement. The first Boulevard of the year is just around the corner.
Alcohol is not good for you. We all know that. The amount of carbohydrates and sugars in alcohol are astronomical, and most people just choose to ignore it. If you … Read More
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Changing the legal drinking age wouldn’t solve a thing.
SMU’s new policy allowing limited on-campus alcohol consumption at parties doesn’t seem all that attractive an option for either organizations or for students.
SMU implements new policy for campus parties.