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College women exceed their alcohol limits more than men, study finds

Most college students are warned about the risks of binge drinking: date rapes, alcohol poisoning, accidental injuries, and even long-term memory …

College Binge-Drinking Festival Canceled After Riots, Injuries, Murder

Iowa State's VEISHEA started as a campus pride event in 1922, but it's really gotten out of hand.<p>Iowa State University president Steven Leath announced yesterday that the annual week-long binge-drinking fest campus festival VEISHEA is being discontinued after running for 92 years [via Iowa State …

Top Party Schools Vow To Combat Binge Drinking, Then Sell Branded Shot Glasses

Syracuse University, like the University of Iowa before it, is vowing to combat student binge drinking after being named the Princeton Review's top party school in the nation.<p>One step Syracuse has already taken is to complain to nearby property managers about Castle Court, an apartment parking lot …

College Women Exceed Drinking Guidlines More Often Than College Men, Study Finds

College women are drinking more alcohol than is good for them -- and they are doing it more often than their male counterparts are.<p>A study forthcoming in the October 2013 issue of "Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research" explored how often college men and women drank. A team led by medical …

Colleges can be doing more to combat drinking culture, study says

It’s no secret that binge drinking and alcohol abuse are commonly associated with U.S. college students.<p>According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, “about four in five college students drink” and “about half of college student drinkers engage in heavy episodic consumption” …

Cheap Drinks And Risk-Taking Fuel College Drinking Culture

There's no question that alcohol is a factor in the majority of sexual assaults on campus. And alcohol is abundant and very present at most colleges today.<p>In fact, federal health officials say more than 80 percent of college students drink. And about half say they binge drink. This means more than …