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  • How to Cut Student Drinking
    The Wall Street Journal June 29, 2015
    According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, four out of five college students drink alcohol, and about half of them binge drink, which is defined as consuming at least four drinks in a two-hour period for women and five drinks for men. Some 1,825 students die each year from alcohol-related injuries, according to government figures.
  • College sexual assaults / 1 in 5 college women say they were violated
    Washington Post June 12, 2015
    Twenty percent of young women who attended college during the past four years say they were sexually assaulted, according to a Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll. But the circle of victims on the nation’s campuses is probably even larger.
  • How much do people binge drink in Great Britain?
    UK-ONS June 12, 2015
    Young adults are commonly associated with binge drinking in the media. However, the latest data about their relationship with alcohol might surprise you, as might the location of the teetotal capital of Great Britain.
  • UM approves beer sales at sporting events
    Baltimore Sun June 11, 2015
    University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has approved a trial plan for the school to sell beer at its football stadium and other athletic venues beginning this fall — a proposal that has divided the campus community and is opposed by some prominent public health advocates.

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