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  • The Power Of The Peer Group In Preventing Campus Rape August 18, 2014
    This idea that getting somebody intoxicated, plastered, so that you can have sex with them is an idea we just simply are going to have to confront and erode," he says. "Just like we have eroded the idea that it's fine to get drunk and get in your car.
  • College Fraternities Drawing More Scrutiny
    The Wall Street Journal August 17, 2014
    Tyler Kuhn's most cherished Dartmouth memories involve smoking $6 Romeo y Julieta cigars, sipping Keystone Light beer on the porch of his Sigma Nu fraternity house and talking about women, politics and plans for the future. Now, he is considering the possibility that Greek traditions and culture might be changed significantly, as the Dartmouth community awaits recommendations due this fall aimed at addressing campus social life, which is now largely centered on fraternity row.
  • It's time to lower the drinking age
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel‎ August 14, 2014
    In the coming weeks, colleges and universities across Wisconsin and the nation will reopen their doors to 18- to 22-year-olds. As the fall semester begins, students will register for classes, buy books and toss a Frisbee on the quad. And here's a news flash: Some of these students also will drink beer, occasionally to excess.
  • What's The Harm? On Having A Drink Then, And Now
    WBUR August 7, 2014
    Not much has changed in the world of booze and young people over the centuries. In the fall that I helped my daughter move into her room at college, I noticed a young man in the driveway of the house next door wrestling an empty beer keg onto the back seat of his car. As so often happens whenever I visit a college campus, I recalled my own youthful struggles with alcohol.
  • Preventing campus rapes: Our view
    USA Today August 4, 2014
    An obvious advice for both men and women is often omitted: Binge drinking can be risky. The White House and Congress are filled with ideas to combat sexual assaults on campus.
  • Expert Warns About Teens Finding New Ways To Get Drunk July 21, 2014
    Experts are warning parents about new ways teenagers are getting drunk without taking a sip of alcohol. Drinking liquid alcohol is no longer the only way to ingest alcohol; teens are also experimenting with alcohol in its gas and solid forms.
  • 21: Science's limit when it comes to the drinking age
    CNN July 17, 2014
    On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21.

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