Alcohol and drugs

A 'Strategic' Approach to Drinking

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Pre-game, pre-party, pre-funk ... how to pre-vent?

Call “pre-gaming” by any of its other names and it still translates the same for substance abuse specialists seeking strategies to control the ubiquitous “pre-party,” generally defined as a small group of students drinking together in a dorm room or other private space prior to an actual party or social event.

It's Halloween Weekend on Campus

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At colleges across the country, students will be dressing up and downing drinks this weekend, engaging in any number of tricks not for kids. Traditions, new and old, die hard on Halloween. One legendary party is being resurrected, another lives on, while others on campus use Halloween as an opportunity to do good -- and even, strange as it may seem, to address the country’s challenges in science education.

One State's Findings on Imbibing

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The charm may have gone out of smoking, but a survey released Thursday suggests that students in Minnesota remain a hard drinking crowd. The study’s author said the results show that tobacco reduction programs can be effective, but that campus health officials have to think up creative solutions to lessen binge drinking.

Stealing the News

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Thousands of papers disappear at U. of Kentucky -- latest in string of thefts of student publications on various campuses.

Meth Use: How Widespread on Campus?

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As Justice Department reaches out to students, health educators are unsure of the extent of the problem.

Policing the Dorms

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Controversy at UMass raises issues of how far to go in fighting drug activity on campus.

Torts, Trials and ... Treatments

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Panel suggests law schools do more to ensure that high-risk students can find help.

An Honest Conversation About Alcohol

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Middlebury's ex-president wins backing for campaign to show unintended impact of -- and alternatives to -- drinking age of 21.

Changing Duke's Culture

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For Duke University's lacrosse team, some semblance of normalcy -- if not closure -- came last weekend, when the team whose previous season had been canceled amid the now-infamous rape case that roiled the campus returned to action for the first time. Thousands of fans cheered and few (if anyone) jeered, according to published reports. 

UC Faculty Nixes Tobacco Money Ban

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U. of California Academic Senate votes to oppose a proposed regents policy restricting tobacco industry support for research.

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