As college students we’re all aware that some (most) students participate in the ingestion of alcoholic substances. According to national studies, over 40 percent of college students engage in episodic drinking, which is defined as having 4-5 drinks consecutively.
19, freshman of Amherst
“Broncos because Peyton Manning is going to go out with a bang.”
Imagine bathing, drinking, and utilizing brown, toxic water; all while the public officials whom so graciously represent you continue to deny your insistence for help. This is the reality of numerous citizens in Flint, Michigan.
A middle-aged woman stands staring out the window of her once prosperous floral shop as traffic continues to bypass the small rural town. An old gentleman hangs a “Going out of Business” sign on his lumber supply store. He proceeds to watch as a local citizen of his once booming town drives down Main Street with a load of lumber from the large town 45 minutes away.
In the past year, the rights of student journalists at universities and colleges across the U.S. have come under inspection. At the University of Missouri, there were two student journalists who documented a faculty member attempting to infringe on their right to report a protest that was taking place in a public space.
I have lived in Nebraska all of my life, and part of growing up here is learning to deal with some of the people around here and their beliefs. My father is a Socialist and raised me to try to appreciate all sides of the political spectrum, except for idiots who preach on the grounds of intolerance.
Marcus Jacobs JR.
20, senior of Seffner, Florida
“This is a big step for the NFL. It will open a lot of doors for girls who like football to be able to show what they got. The NFL will have a different point of view.”
Some see it as a day off of work and school. A day of relaxation. Others see it as an excuse to complain that they didn’t get the day off. What is the occasion? Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Is drinking alcohol worth setting a bad example?
22, senior of Colorado Springs, Colorado
“A celebration in black history where a man changed the world not just for black people but for everyone, changed the way people looked at one another.”