Penn State's Student Drinking: Depressing, Dubious Distinction

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Think drinking yourself into a stupor is cool? Students at Penn State do.

Listen to this utterly depressing episode of This American Life, broadcast this weekend; their reporters spent a weekend on-campus to see firsthand what life is like at the nation’s top “party school.” Students say they buy and drink alcohol they don’t even enjoy the taste of just as long as it gets them plastered cheaply and fast.

Women students who drink themselves senseless also endanger their health and their bodies. Rape gets a lot easier — and easier to deny — when you’re so wasted you can barely talk or recall where you were or what you did with whom how many times.

The point is…..?

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