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James Steinbauer


Other serious problems on Miami's campus stem from alcohol abuse

If there's been one overwhelming constant in feedback from the student community at Miami, it's that it feels like The Miami Student's coverage of alcohol use on campus is personal. It's an attack on the students. It's an affront to their culture, to the release that they take in hanging out with their friends. It's an insult to what they like to do. It's elitist. It's inconsiderate.

A plea to stand up and do what I didn't

It was about 9 p.m. on Saturday when I overheard a guy at the table next to me talking to a few girls. Where I was and what the guy looked like aren't important. It could have been anywhere in Oxford and he could have been any student. The conversation he had was similar to ones I hear every weekend. It went like this: