A disquieting issue has been taking roots in our world’s campuses, and something needs to be done about it. As our youths are struggling with their classes and looking to build a better future for themselves, one malicious threat is lurking in the shadows, looking to get its claws into the pure hearts of our college kids. In their valiant attempts to banish this evil for the good of the students, Vermont college bans energy drinks because of high risk sex.
Vermont’s Middlebury College has just found itself the object of scrutiny from multiple parties, as the college’s Community Council consisting of staff, faculty, as well as twelve students decided to ban the commercialization of energy drinks on campus.
Taking effect on the 7th of March, the ban will prevent vendors from selling any energy drinks on campus, although, at least for now, the students are still allowed to bring in energy drinks purchase outside the campus grounds. The only caffeinated drinks commercialized on campus will be coffee Guayaki Yerba Mate, and various sodas.
The claims are that energy drinks are responsible for problematic behavior. This problematic behavior would consist of alcohol abuse and risky sex, as I’m sure we all know that when we wanted to get busy in college we couldn’t do so without our necessary dose of energy. And we all also know that energy drinks are a gateway drug to alcohol.
As expected, many did not take well to the ban. Now, I don’t want you thinking that just because of my sarcastic tone I will give you subjective sides to the story. No, arguments will be presented just as they were formulated for your own consideration.Myles Kamisher-Koch, the college’s dining software intern (not a made-up function) claims that selling energy drinks on campus is opposed to the school’s responsibility to “nourish and nurture today and tomorrow by sustaining mind, body and earth”.
Myles Kamisher-Koch, the college’s dining software intern (not a made-up function) claims that selling energy drinks on campus is opposed to the school’s responsibility to
“nourish and nurture today and tomorrow by sustaining mind, body and earth”.
He continued by saying that
“The school has a responsibility to direct students to healthy choices through what they provide”.
The executive director of dining hall services, Dan Detora, talked to news stations and said that
“I see it as the equivalent of banning cigarettes”.
Meanwhile, students are complaining that energy drinks are the only way for them to get through the heaps of assignments and through the all-nighters they have to pull because of the inconsiderate faculty. Another good point is that if the school truly cared about the students’ health they would stop selling soda and the gallons of saturated fat in the campus’ fried foods.
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