The catering department has become increasingly concerned with the behaviour of several students at recent formal halls. It has highlighted examples of 'unacceptable behaviour' including students who have been 'playing drinking games' and 'eating without cutlery' which have led to staff having to 'police the hall'. The JCR has been informed that there will be no further warnings for people who continue to behave in this way, and any individuals doing so will be immediately ejected from the formal they are attending. I've also been told that the Dean and Domestic Bursar will be available throughout both days of Fitzmas - on Monday and Tuesday respectively - to immediately deal with anyone who is removed.
After going through the stress of trying to secure a Fitzmas ticket in the first place, we obviously don't want anyone to be ejected from hall, so please abide by these rules! Moreover, as you might have seen in the minutes for the Food and Beverage Working Group that was circulated on Friday, the JCR is trying to increase the capacity of superhalls from 150 to 180 (it was originally the latter before poor behaviour resulted in capacity being limited). However, the Catering Manager has made it clear that this will not occur should poor behaviour continue.
Please also be aware that any ticket swaps that have occurred without Damiano being informed will not be valid should the catering staff check names against the guest list on the night.
On a much lighter note, if there is anyone who did not manage to secure a Fitzmas ticket but would like to go on the Monday, please let me know by the end of the day.
Happy Fitzmas eve!