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Viewpoint: Do you think you need to have alcohol to have a good time?

"No, having a good time depends on attitude and creativity."

Steven K. Wong '99

"I don't think you need to have alcohol to have a good time in general, but you need it to attract a lot of people to a party. It helps you meet people or see people you already know, which doesn't happen here because people are too busy."

Katherine C. Dixon '00

"On this campus, yes. It's sad, but true."

Victoria D. Canto-Ponce '00

"Having attended both types of parties, Ihad a better time at the ones without alcohol."

Jason G. Skalski '02

"No. Ihave a good time all the time, with alcohol or without. It isn't necessary."

Adrienne R. Craig-Williams '02

"Idon't know if everyone needs it, but Iwant it."

James F. Calcagno '01

"No, I don't believe in that, especially in Boston, where there are so many things to do. At other schools, where they do not have a city or as many activities, the people think all there is to do is to go to a party and drink."

Neeti Nundy '02

"No. Ionly want to have alcohol if I'm having a good time, not the other way around."

Ana G. Isasi '99

"No, you don't but a lot of people don't go out unless alcohol is present. It's an instigator."

Anshu Sinha G

"No. Alcohol is bad. It comes from the devil. I don't touch the stuff."

Kim H. Har '00

Compiled by Shawdee Eshghi