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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A poster of the University’s Alcohol and Other Drug Social Norms Campaign. Some students say the campaign is ineffective in changing their behavior.

NU Social Norms Campaign on alcohol, other drugs not effective, students say

November 13, 2018

One in three first-year students chooses not to drink. That’s according to surveys overseen by the Health Promotion and Wellness office, which posts colorful posters with phrases like this on the...

This year’s results from AlcoholEDU, an online course that educates first-years about alcohol and drugs and surveys them about their alcohol and drug usage, show a 3 percent increase in students who believe choosing not to drink is acceptable.

Fewer first-year students say alcohol is an important part of social life, AlcoholEdu survey shows

October 18, 2018

First-year students are more likely to exhibit risk-reducing behavior than in past years, according to the AlcoholEdu survey of alcohol and drug use for incoming students. The share of students who...

Searle Hall is home to Health Promotion and Wellness, which is rolling out a campaign that will last until mid-April. The campaign was created to combat misconceptions about student substance use.

Health Promotion and Wellness launches campaign to dispel student substance use misconceptions

February 12, 2016

Health Promotion and Wellness is rolling out a social norms campaign geared toward freshmen to address misconceptions about alcohol and other drug use on campus. The campaign features seven posters...

Northwestern’s Red Watch Band facilitators to broaden focus on health, wellness in new student group

January 6, 2016

For the past five years, a group of Northwestern students has gone around campus educating others on what to do when their peers have had too much to drink. This quarter, these students are spearheading...

Gates: Northwestern should extend health center hours

Gates: Northwestern should extend health center hours

October 15, 2014

Northwestern’s campus seems to run on absurd hours. University Library is open until 3 a.m. on normal school nights and 24/7 during exam weeks. Students have been known to overload with five classes,...

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