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Here’s the problem with the legal drinking age

Jennifer Sadler, Reporter November 19, 2023

It is no mystery that underage people drink. If you’re reading this, you’re likely a student at the University of Kentucky, meaning you have almost certainly run into someone who has indulged in...

Kernel Opinion SIG

The legal drinking age should be lowered to educate youth

Kelsie Kennedy September 12, 2018

Lowering the legal drinking age would encourage young people to honestly discuss their drinking habits and encourage a healthier mindset.The United States has one of the oldest legal drinking ages in the...

Marjorie Kirk, News Editor

Why I waited to be 21 to drink alchohol

Marjorie Kirk January 23, 2016

Until just four days ago, I would refuse drink offers from my friends with no qualms. On the other hand, they would respond, “Why not? Are you alright in the head? Come on, just one.”I would say, “No...

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