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NESCAC Schools Survey Alcohol Use

By Ethan Brady

March 11, 2015

On March 1, the College notified all students that it will conduct a survey about alcohol use and drinking culture at the College in conjunction with other NESCAC institutions. The confidential NESCAC alcohol survey was first administered in Spring 2012 and was coordinated by Bowdin’s Dean of the Coll...

The Alcoholic Side of Honey

By Harry Cramer

December 4, 2013

Although mead is not typically stocked in fridges around campus, Ricky Klein, head brewmaster of the new Groennfell Meadery in Colchester, Vt., is confident that Vermonters will embrace the alternative drink. Though it is not known by many, mead is one of the oldest drinks ever created, steeped in roughl...

Liquor Violations Rise Substantially

By Caroline Agsten

October 9, 2013

On Sept. 30, the Department of Public Safety released the College’s annual security report with statistics detailing a more than five-fold increase in student liquor violations. Of the many crimes listed that occurred on campus, including certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the college...

College Revises Alcohol Policy

By Kyle Finck

October 2, 2013

In a detailed letter sent out to all students on Tuesday, Oct. 1, Dean of the College Shirley Collado and Dean of Students Katy Smith Abbott outlined changes to both the written alcohol and party policies and the College’s education, prevention and response programs. While the changes may seem trivial,...

Statistics Reveal Drinking Habits in NESCAC Schools

By Michelle Smoler

September 26, 2012

This past Thursday, Sept. 20, administrators, staff and students gathered to discuss the results of the alcohol survey conducted among nine of the 11 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) schools in March. This survey was an enhanced and modified version of the alcohol survey administered...

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