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Partying as a refuge for college students

Quézia Arruda Cunha, Reporter October 7, 2022

It’s Friday night and there’s a party in the USA. A Jay-Z song is always on. I believe you already know what I'm talking about. It is precisely the behind-the-scenes of the social phenomenon of...

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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...

Students tailgate at the bowl prior to the game against the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, September 5, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Taylor Pence | Staff File Photo

A look at UK’s attempt to change tailgate culture without taking away from the fun

Rick Childress September 1, 2018

In an attempt to change student tailgate culture and better enforce its alcohol policy, UK is trying to push student tailgating into an enclosed and more easily monitored setting.The Bowl, UK’s historically...

Bad drinking habits amplified by social media

Sadie Hobbs March 19, 2017

In this bizarre college life we live in, danger outweighs consequence. Consuming alcohol and other drugs in different forms has become a sport across college campuses, and ultimately, these trends are...

Normalized drinking

Normalized heavy drinking dangerous for women

Madison Rexroat January 13, 2017

In recent years, heavy drinking among women has become a joke, a symbol of liberation, and in some cases, a norm. This normalization encourages dangerous drinking patterns that lead to health problems...

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