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McAlarney suspension evaluated

Letter to the Editor | Monday, January 29, 2007

There is a common theme that students feel that McAlarney’s suspension from school was completely overboard. What students fail to realize is that this seems consistent with Notre Dame’s punishments in the past for marijuana. While I was at school I knew of another regular non-athlete student who was caught with weed and consequently suspended for a semester. Maybe in both cases the sentence didn’t fit the crime but it appears as if this is what the school has deemed to be the correct punishment. The bottom line is if McAlarney did not do it then we wouldn’t have this problem.

Chris Orenchukclass of 2005Cleveland, OhioJan. 26