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Alcohol violations make up bulk of campus crimes

June 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

It’s not uncommon. A student gets in trouble for drinking alcohol in a dorm room at Concordia College. Another is cited for providing alcohol to minors at a house party near Minnesota State University Moorhead. Continue Reading

‘Binge drinking belt’ stretches across northern Plains

February 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

While still high, North Dakota drops in rankings for binge drinkingWe’re still drinking, but we’ve cut back on the bingeing.
While North Dakota is one of several states that form the “binge drinking belt” across the northern Plains into New England, the state saw a significant drop in binge drinking from 2007 to 2010, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue Reading

HIGH ON HEALTH: N.D. ranks 12th on healthy lifestyles survey

December 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota ranked sixth among states in 2011, according to latest America’s Health Rankings survey Continue Reading

Dartmouth student engineer solutions to binge drinking

December 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When professor John Collier learned that Dartmouth President Jim Young Kim planned to visit his class, he decided to have students show off their problem-solving skills by attacking a social problem instead of an engineering dilemma. Binge drinking was an obvious choice, given the national initiative Kim launched last spring aimed at reducing excessive drinking on college campuses. And it was a topic that students had plenty of experience with. Continue Reading

Slow decline continues for binge drinking among N.D. college students

July 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A new survey questioned almost 4,000 students last year about their drinking and drug habits. Continue Reading

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Fewer teens drinking, but bingeing is on the increase

September 4, 2010 in INFORUM

Alcohol use has declined slightly among young teens in the Fargo area, but binge drinking among those who do drink appears to be increasing, a Fargo School District expert says.
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