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Liberal Arts Students Gone Wild: 8 Students at Occidental 'Rave' Hospitalized
Eight students who attended a "rave" on a softball field at Occidental College were hospitalized after they had way too much to drink, according to ABC 7.
News reports describe the school's "Splatter Dance" as an annual "paint-themed party" without really explaining what that means, except that it's sort of like a rave. There were bright lights, loud music, lots of staff members and no alcohol was served. But that didn't stop a bunch of students from getting loaded before they came (or sneaking alcohol in). Eight students were so drunk that they had to be taken away by ambulance. The party was supposed to go until 2 a.m. but after the Los Angeles Fire Department showed up around 12:30 pm, it sort of killed the vibe. The college's spokesman Jim Tranquada said the college will be taking a look at whether to continue this event in the future.
This has been a relatively wild month for Oxy students. Four students were hospitalized at a toga party for alcohol poisoning, according to Eagle Rock Patch.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.