Like many of you who were once college freshman, I can vividly recall my first formalized session of “orientation,” those mandated get-togethers where a group of impressionable 17-and 18-year-olds receive a veritable laundry list from upperclassman and administrators of the do’s and don’ts in academe.

Sadly, about the only thing I took away from my first hour-long session was a dire warning from residence hall officials not to smoke pot in our dorm rooms. However, if we had an overwhelming craving for cannabis, we were encouraged to reconvene on the hills behind the school and fire away at our own risk.

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