Alex McHugh works in communications for the American Council for Trustees and Alumni.
A long report by the Chronicle of Higher Education finds alcohol abuse among college students nearly apocalyptic. Each year 1800 college students die from alcohol-related causes and consumption of booze seems to keep rising. One college town police officer said: Average blood-alcohol levels in students stopped by the police have risen steadily—this year one blew […]Read More
A recent study by Harvard’s School of Public Health concludes that a third of all American campuses are now officially “dry”–no beer or booze allowed for students. This policy has drawn a lot of support from those who believe it creates communities less focused on drinking. But opponents claim it forces binge-drinking underground, restricts student […]Read More
The classic tuition bill covers tuition, room and board if applicable, and fees. This somewhat amorphous last item generally doesn’t worry students much. It’s usually a small sum, just a few hundred dollars. Unless of course you’re attending Rutgers, where high fees are needed to fund things like a $30,000 speech from Snooki. However, there is […]Read More