After playing a Nazi-themed drinking game during an Athletics Union's ski trip in France, London School of Economics students are now facing disciplinary action, according to LSE student newspaper The Beaver. "'Nazi Ring of Fire' involved arranging cards on the table in the shape of a Swastika, and required players to 'Salute the Fuhrer,'" according to the paper. A fight after the game resulted in a Jewish student breaking his nose.
Columbia University student Adam Klein pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted drug possession after being accused of selling LSD in 2010, according to Bloomberg. His recommended sentence is five years of probation. Klein is the fourth student to plead guilty in the case. In a five-month investigation nicknamed "Operation Ivy League," undercover officers spent $11,000 buing cocaine, marijuana, Ecstasy, LSD-based candy and other drugs, according to Bloomberg.
The entire University of California system will be smoke-free over the next two years, according to the Daily Californian.
"As a national leader in healthcare and environmental practices, the University of California is ready to demonstrate leadership in reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke," UC President Mark Yudof wrote in a letter to chancellors. "Offering a smoke-free environment will contribute positively to the health and well-being of all UC students, faculty, staff, and our patients and visitors."
While 500 students are rushing Interfraternity Council fraternities at Duke, many University of Pennsylvania students are rushing three business fraternities: Phi Gamma Nu, Delta Sigma Pi and Alpha Kappa Psi, according to the Daily Pennsylvanian. Students interested in these business fraternities met Tuesday for "Business Frat 101," an introductory session that began the recruitment process. A typical recruitment process includes a few open rush events and then an application process with resume submissions.
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