Some of them think that the purpose of university life to party all the time. In today’s society, sex has become a much more casual and open thing, especially in college students no longer feel that it’s necessary to wait to have sex until married or in certain cases to even be in a serious relationship at all. Because of the development of technology, hooking up became very easy for college students. Student can use all personal pages on face book, my space to choose any person and date any time. “Student can find objects more alluring and numerous than pleated skirts.
It is known in our country that one of the main things college students are good at is partying. Everyone knows that college students drink way too much than they need to, we hear about this in the media when they mention a case of alcohol poisoning on campus or in the dorms. We also see it in many Universities across the country; such as Chico State in California and UCSB, two of the biggest party schools in California, however the question is what causes these students to binge drink so much? As a college student this question has more than one answer to it; some of the factors that explain why college students binge drink is because they are either involved with greek life or they do it for social acceptance around others that binge drink, others might not binge drink because they are more responsible and aware of their actions and some don’t drink at all because of religious reasons. Certain college organizations such as fraternities and sororities can also influence binge-drinking.
The first six weeks of enrollment are critical to first-year student success. Because many students initiate heavy drinking during these early days of college, the potential exists for excessive alcohol consumption to interfere with successful adaptation to campus life. The transition to college is often so
Shafer 1 Andrew Shafer 6th Honors English April 18, 2007 The Ever Popular Energy Drink As of late there has a been a phenomenon with a certain type of drink. The drink in which I’m referring to is, you guessed it by the title, the ever popular energy drink. Energy drinks are used to supply a rush of energy for a short period of time time. Energy drinks were first created for athletes to use during training or in games but now are being consumed by a great number of people who are not participating in any sort of strenuous activity. There are people who even mix these drinks with alcoholic beverages during parties which obviously can be very, very dangerous .
After reading the title of the article and seeing the date of the publication, I felt that this article would consist of up-to-date opinions about how binge drinking is becoming more popular in colleges across America. The author states how students will fall into the campus life and participate in campus rituals. Students will want to experience or celebrate their freedom with their fellow students by binge drinking. For those students who are not allowed to drink freely in a public facility such as a bar or club will simply turn to drinking in their dorms or other non public places. This problem can lead to hospitalization or even death.
Demark k. Blue English 0104 Deana Johnson September 14, 2014 Binge Drinking Comparison Essay In the Articles “Taking Up Binge Drinking in College: The Influences of Person, Social Group, and Environment” by Elissa R. Weitzman, Toben F. Nelson, and Henry Wechsler and “Environment, not Education” also by Henry Wechsler and Elissa Weitzman. The Article discusses the different ways college students take up binge drinking. The purpose of an Abstract is it gives you a better understanding of the article and it describes a longer work. The problem being investigated is the advantaged of underage College Students has easy excess to alcohol and how the Environment influence people to take up binge drinking. The Article is written for Researcher,
Although online social-networking is a great way to stay connected to friends and family when kids are away for college, there is also a major downside to using and owning one. When college students post statuses with cursing, pictures of underage drinking or other illegal and disturbing activities colleges and jobs get the opportunities to discover, expel, fire or not accept these students for employment. College students have become so at ease with using social networking sites such as Facebook that they no longer watch or care about what they post and say on these sites. They put up pictures with alcoholic drinks in their hands, statuses about their latest sexual conquests, and videos of themselves or friends doing stupid and reckless things. What these students fail to realize is that once they put something on the internet, it is impossible to erase and will forever be out on there for anyone to see, including future employers and colleges.
On many campuses, land lines have practically become obsolete. The sudden spike in cell phones on campus has brought several new scenarios to college life. All of those long-distance calls formerly made on dormitory land lines contributed to the funds of that particular school, so when cell phones began taking over, many school officials realized they needed to update with the times. Many universities have actually forgone the former technology of land lines in dorms, and currently offer students personalized cell phone plans. Since colleges are able to sign deals with big-name cell phone companies, campus cell phone plans are often reasonably priced.
Many peoples think an alcohol free lifestyle has many benefits. Understanding the reasons why people drink alcohol can see a lot of perception into how alcoholism and alcohol addiction begins. It can also help those who are working towards recovery and sobriety avoid addiction and work on making changes in their lifestyle to continue living sober. Here are some of the most common reasons behind drinking alcohol: First is a social influence; we’re constantly surrounded by the acceptance and encouragement of alcohol in many different situations. From television advertisements to walking into a restaurant that serves alcohol, we regularly see things that show that encourages drinking.
A large number of these young people are easily influenced. As soon as a new fad or way of speaking is shown to look cool on television, these young people and sometimes even older people try to copy these trends. When the show “Jersey Shore” televised in 2009, it contained fighting, humor, relationships, and excessive drinking. This show has been popular with a large number of today’s college students. Even though the show only aired once a week, it portrayed a bad image that parents did not want their children to be idolizing.