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Doane College in the Press

Doane College Students struggle with drinking, seeking, finding help-4/1/15 Depending on many factors, including pre-existing mental health issues, students’ maturity and family history with alcoholism, students could outgrow college binge drinking or it could lead to bigger problems.”
Doane College Drunk driving, avoidable mistake-11/5/14 Student view --“In a survey of 114 students at Doane, 29 students said they have driven while intoxicated.  Fifty-one students said they were a passenger with someone who was driving while intoxicated.”
Doane College Student gets alcohol poisoning-9/14/11 Student article---“The student slipped into an alcoholic coma and was unable to clear his airways. He was flown to Bryan LGH West in Lincoln and put on a ventilator for four hours. The student’s blood alcohol content was found to be .479.”  ““If the student had been left in his room, he would be dead.””
Doane College StuCo addresses alcohol poisonings-9/22/10 Student government displays concern, however:  "Freshmen were joking about email and alcohol poisoning in general."
Doane College Campus alcohol poisonings, violations high-9/22/10 “After only three weeks of the school year, three cases of alcohol poisoning have been reported on campus. There have been 46 student alcohol violations with 30 more cases pending or in progress. There were 258 alcohol violations all of last year.”
Doane College (NE) New Alcohol Policy Limits Tolerant Rooms-8/31/11 Rules changed so “That everyone in a room, suite or quad has to be 21 for there to be alcohol in there.” Only two rooms of an estimated 20 eligible have received alcohol tolerant status for the fall semester.”  
Doane University Poisonings result of larger issue-10/30/13 Student view---“ Binge drinking has become part of the culture of college, Doane’s alcohol policy contributes to unsafe drinking practices and students haven’t been properly educated about drinking. The result: alcohol poisonings on campus.”
Doane University Students struggle to know alcohol limit-10/30/13 Student article----“This semester there have been six reported cases of alcohol poisoning.”
Doane College Drunk driving, avoidable mistake-11/5/14 Student view --“In a survey of 114 students at Doane, 29 students said they have driven while intoxicated.  Fifty-one students said they were a passenger with someone who was driving while intoxicated.”
Doane College Student gets alcohol poisoning-9/14/11 Student article---“The student slipped into an alcoholic coma and was unable to clear his airways. He was flown to Bryan LGH West in Lincoln and put on a ventilator for four hours. The student’s blood alcohol content was found to be .479.”  ““If the student had been left in his room, he would be dead.””
Doane College StuCo addresses alcohol poisonings-9/22/10 Student government displays concern, however:  "Freshmen were joking about email and alcohol poisoning in general."
Doane College Campus alcohol poisonings, violations high-9/22/10 “After only three weeks of the school year, three cases of alcohol poisoning have been reported on campus. There have been 46 student alcohol violations with 30 more cases pending or in progress. There were 258 alcohol violations all of last year.”
Doane College (NE) New Alcohol Policy Limits Tolerant Rooms-8/31/11 Rules changed so “That everyone in a room, suite or quad has to be 21 for there to be alcohol in there.” Only two rooms of an estimated 20 eligible have received alcohol tolerant status for the fall semester.”  
Doane University Poisonings result of larger issue-10/30/13 Student view---“ Binge drinking has become part of the culture of college, Doane’s alcohol policy contributes to unsafe drinking practices and students haven’t been properly educated about drinking. The result: alcohol poisonings on campus.”
Doane University Students struggle to know alcohol limit-10/30/13 Student article----“This semester there have been six reported cases of alcohol poisoning.”
Doane College Drunk driving, avoidable mistake-11/5/14 Student view --“In a survey of 114 students at Doane, 29 students said they have driven while intoxicated.  Fifty-one students said they were a passenger with someone who was driving while intoxicated.”
Doane College Student gets alcohol poisoning-9/14/11 Student article---“The student slipped into an alcoholic coma and was unable to clear his airways. He was flown to Bryan LGH West in Lincoln and put on a ventilator for four hours. The student’s blood alcohol content was found to be .479.”  ““If the student had been left in his room, he would be dead.””
Doane College StuCo addresses alcohol poisonings-9/22/10 Student government displays concern, however:  "Freshmen were joking about email and alcohol poisoning in general."
Doane College Campus alcohol poisonings, violations high-9/22/10 “After only three weeks of the school year, three cases of alcohol poisoning have been reported on campus. There have been 46 student alcohol violations with 30 more cases pending or in progress. There were 258 alcohol violations all of last year.”
Doane College (NE) New Alcohol Policy Limits Tolerant Rooms-8/31/11 Rules changed so “That everyone in a room, suite or quad has to be 21 for there to be alcohol in there.” Only two rooms of an estimated 20 eligible have received alcohol tolerant status for the fall semester.”  
Doane University Poisonings result of larger issue-10/30/13 Student view---“ Binge drinking has become part of the culture of college, Doane’s alcohol policy contributes to unsafe drinking practices and students haven’t been properly educated about drinking. The result: alcohol poisonings on campus.”
Doane University Students struggle to know alcohol limit-10/30/13 Student article----“This semester there have been six reported cases of alcohol poisoning.”

Recent Alcohol-Related Tragedies involving Doane University Students

Cody Fanning, April 25, 2012, Doane College More Information Cody lost his life when he fell out of a pickup driven by an intoxicated driver.  The fellow student driver’s blood/alcohol level was measured to be .134. The driver subsequently pleaded guilty to misdemeanor motor vehicle manslaughter.
 

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