Sexual Assault, Part 3

1 year before Sept. 2012… “Just submitted my common app! It’s all complete.” The joy beams down the stairs of your brick home situated in a quiet neighborhood in northwest Indiana. This town has fewer residents than the university you will eventually attend. “I...

Party Sober Tips

Picture this: You are at a party, and you either do not drink or you know you have passed your limit and you need to stop or slow way down for the night. Unfortunately, it’s a traditionally heavy drinking night (St. Patrick’s Day, Superbowl Sunday, or the infamous...

CALL 911 in an Emergency!

Should you contact campus police in addition to 911? In the event of a medical emergency, call 911.  If you are calling on behalf of a friend, or yourself, and need immediate medical attention, call 911. Follow the directions of the 911...

The Chronicles of an Alcoholic

My name is Max, and I’m an alcoholic. Well, partially. If we want to be technical about it, I am genetically predisposed to develop alcohol dependency, and I could feel myself drifting towards a dependency during my first year of medical school. Last year I had a...

How do you safely know your limit?

Alcohol is no stranger to high school students and college campuses alike. And with frequent alcohol consumption, comes alcohol abuse and over-consumption. Many see alcohol as an essential part of their student experience, and with nearly 60% of full time college...