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Health Services Hosts Alcohol Awareness Week

by Annierra Matthews

Health Services Hosts Alcohol Awareness Week Peer Educators and Health Services are hosting an Alcohol Awareness Week starting September 23 – 26. The week is dedicated to providing information to students about the dangers of drinking while driving and over consumption.

In addition to providing students with tips on how to stay safe, Peer Educators and Health Services will also provide opportunities for students to experience the dangers of drunk driving through first hand experience. On Monday, students were invited to participate in a drunk driving obstacle course, and on Thursday they will be able to take a “test drive” in a DUI car simulator.

The remaining events for this week include:

Tuesday, September 24, at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Peer Educators will be on campus with Signs of Alcohol Poisoning safety kits, tips and Cover Your Actions (C.Y.A.) umbrella incentives.

Wednesday, September 25, at 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in front of the UCC
Arrive Alive
Students have the opportunity to experience the consequences of driving intoxicated through a DUI simulator.

Thursday, September 26, at 11a.m. – 2 p.m., East Commons
Mocktail Cocktails
Join Peer Educators in sharing ways to enjoy homecoming without the alcohol.


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