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Unformatted text preview: in between. Studies have been proved that college binge drinkers specifically drink to get drunk. The source also identifies the dangerous freshman experience with “more than one half of fresh-man arrive at college to find their first bingeing opportunity within the first week of college”(15). The book also claims that the college environment “promotes alcohol consumption” (16). Based on common sense, their is clearly a strong greek life affiliation with binge drink-ing. It is a known fact that “participation in fraternity initiations and events heightens the risk of excessive drinking” (35). It is proposed that a “provisional drinkers license, replacing the minimum age law with a system of gradual access to alcohol for teens” should be considered. This makes sense because with implementation of this concept would discipline and teach teenagers about reasonable drinking habits....
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- Fall '11
- Drinking culture, Binge drinking, Harvard School of Public Health College