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Fake it ’til you make it: DePaul fosters culture of fake IDs

Submitted by Leo Klein on Thu, 3/19/15 (10:28am)
Pub Date: 
01/18/2015
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For the underage students at DePaul University, DePaul’s strict punishment for students caught with fake IDs has created a “just don’t get caught” mentality, causing more caution with use rather than a decline in use.

“DePaul definitely knows that people have fakes. Freshman year is the prime time. You get the pool together, and pay $80 for some IDs. Everyone has a fake, and if they don’t, they know someone close to them that does,” Alex said.