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DePauw University in the Press

DePauw University Keg comeback—campus weighing options as semester caps-4/27/15 DePauw University has taken steps to reduce students high-risk drinking by installing several programs and groups on campus.”
DePauw University Winter Term brings credit, spike in hospital visits-2/9/15 Hospital “visits increased from one transport last Winter Term to seven this term. All of the students transported this Winter Term were first-years.”
DePaul University Shedding light on alcohol use at DePaul University-9/29/13 Student view---“ A strange thing I noticed when I first arrived was that many of the party and drug busts primarily involved freshmen, leading me to believe that the truth of it is that coming to college in the big city can be an overwhelming opportunity for freshmen to go wild on campus and off.”
DePauw University University joins nation-wide collaboration to address high-risk drinking-8/30/11 “In an effort to reduce dangerous drinking on campus, President Brian Casey has allied DePauw with 32 colleges and universities in an initiative called the Learning Collaborative on High-Risk Drinking.”
DePauw University Drink responsibly when off campus-5/6/11 “For the majority of students, fraternity and sorority formals are a lot of fun. However, as pointed out by our story on greek formals (see story on page 1), sometimes problems with alcohol occur.”
DePauw University Focus narrows on alcohol policies after lawsuit against Wabash-10/12/10 DePauw student compares Wabash’s approach to student alcohol abuse after a student death to DePaul’s approach.  “DePauw, which was ranked as the No. 10 party school by the Princeton Review this year, has a different approach than Wabash regarding alcohol policies.”  
DePauw University Princeton Review Top Party Schools 2011-8/3/11 Reports on Princeton Review’s 2011 top party school list and provides the top ten.------# 10.) DePauw University
DePauw University Drinking collaborative establishes guidelines-7/8/11 Representatives from 32 colleges and universities meet in the newly formed Collaborative on High-Risk Drinking, including Duke University ---- More information on the Learning Collaborative at  http://www.nchip.org/
DePauw University DePauw Student Handbook changes on-campus alcohol policies-9/3/13 “These changes include limiting open, registered Interfraternity Council (IFC) events to three per fraternity per semester, increasing door security at on-campus parties, and limiting the amount of hard alcohol served at open events.”

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