William Booth - William Booth Kerner ENC 1102 February 14,...

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William Booth Kerner ENC 1102 February 14, 2011 Many young adults have different pressures in life. Drinking is a typical activity for any high school and college student. It's even a hobby for most adults, but drinking while underage or still attending school has its upsides, and most definitely it's downsides. As a young student growing up in a society filled with constant billboard ads promoting popular brands of alcohol and liquor, drinking on the weekends, and even in between, seems harmless. The pros of drinking, in the eyes of a typical high school or college student, would be the social status, the feeling of acceptance, a way to be themselves without worrying about what people think, and for some people the euphoric feeling of loss of control. Teen drinking is a negative experience because it causes loss of complete control resulting in serious mistakes like driving a car and risking lives; having unprotected sex; and the risk of alcohol poisoning or the ultimate con, which would be death. However, some would disagree. As a young student experiencing the critical world of high school and even college, drinking seems like a great way to express yourself and to blow off some steam. It can definitely be something that's enjoyable and, if done responsibly, then you may even have some memories along the way. Driving to a party on a Friday night, you pass billboards promoting
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ENC 1102 taught by Professor Kerner during the Spring '10 term at Polk Community College.

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