You are welcome to search the collection of free essays and research papers. Thousands of coursework topics are available. Buy unique, original custom papers from our essay writing service.

23 results found, view free essays on page:

  • Effects Of Alcohol Use On College Students
    1,063 words
    INTRODUCTION Alcohol use on college campuses has been a hot issue for students and faculty for many years. Yet, there is still no concrete evidence as to the effects of alcohol use on college students. The perceived situation is college students binge drink and their grades are adversely affected. Is this a social norm The question is whether these perceived social norms towards alcohol use on college campuses are in fact the social norms of college students. The purpose of this study is to gain...
  • Hazardous Drinking Among College Students
    1,198 words
    College Students and Alcohol College student drunkenness is far from new and neither are college and university efforts to control it. What is new, however, is the potential to make real progress on this age-old problem based on scientific research results. New research-based information about the consequences of high-risk college drinking and how to reduce it can empower colleges and universities, communities, and other interested organizations to take effective action. Hazardous drinking among...
  • Drinking Games
    1,320 words
    On college campuses across America, the use of alcohol has been an topic in need of explanation for many years. The concept will be explained with emp hise on the negative effects of hooch. Alcohol in cardio-sport athletes is especially harmful. But at any rate the negative concepts apply to all student. Besides the fact that a large number of students are underage when they drink, alcohol can put students in dangerous situations and give them a headache long after the hangover is gone. The shor...
  • Night For Many Students
    1,358 words
    Disoriented and Discombobulated: College Drunks Every fall, students return to college campuses for yet another year of learning. They return from summers of hard work to pay for their tuition, to summers of partying and relaxation. More and more years into their studies, the numbers of classmates drop off. But students do return and for what reasons: to better themselves, for some more partying, or both Is this the time in everyone's life to let it all loose Are we to let this cycle go on, wast...
  • Number Of First Year Students
    614 words
    A new study found students who doubt their abilities to handle bad moods or bad situations are more prone to drinking. This is just the latest in a number of alcohol studies coming out in relation to college students. College students are always easy targets for these surveys, since many students are finally away from their mother's nest for the first time and feel free to go out more times than Friday and Saturday nights. What is obvious is there are as many reasons or excuses to drink as there...
  • Binge Drink
    712 words
    Binge Drinking We all know what it is like to wake up in the morning, your head is aching, and your body feels like it was hit by a big garbage truck. College students worldwide know this feeling. These are the results of binge drinking. Why do they do it? Binge drinking is defined for men as drinking five or more drinks in a row in the past two weeks, and for women as drinking four r more drinks in a row (ICAP 1). This has become a great pastime for college students nationwide and a major conce...
  • Drinking Age
    724 words
    Drinking Age Did you know that in the year 1980 the legal drinking age was only 18? In 1987 there was a law passed that said in order to drink legally and to buy alcohol a person had to be 21. At the age of 18 people are allowed to buy tobacco, vote, get married without parental consent, and even join the armed forces, so why can't some one who is 18 by alcohol. This is a question I have; I believe that the legal drinking age should be 18. Dr. Ruth Engs, a professor of Applied Heath Sciences at ...
  • 49 Percent Of College Students Binge
    2,473 words
    Binge Drinking on America's Campuses What do a DWI ticket, frequent memory lapses, falling behind in schoolwork, and unplanned sexual activity have in common? If you guessed that these are the most common results of binge drinking by college students, you would be correct (Thompson, J.J. 63). A recent survey revealed that almost half of college students engage in "binge drinking", and half of those who binge drink do so regularly (McCormick, John; Kalb, Claudia 89). It is not the half that drink...
  • Binge Drink In College
    2,149 words
    Binge Drinking on America's Campuses On any Friday or Saturday night, the average college student is usually drinking, dancing and out having fun. They typically party with friends at fraternity parties, bars, and clubs; and unfortunately most of these students are underage, consuming excessive amounts of alcohol or "Binge Drinking". Binge drinking results in several detrimental outcomes, some are even fatal. Today this type of drinking is rampant on educational campuses everywhere. Large and sm...
  • Alcoholic Problems In College Students
    1,598 words
    Alcoholics Anonymous Introduction: I decided to research alcohol, because of the large numbers of lives that alcohol ruins not only in the short run but also for the rest of peoples lives. Growing up I have witnessed many people who have developed alcohol problems at a young age and allowed it to take control of the way that they live their lives. It is obvious that alcohol has become a dangerous problem for college students in and out of the classroom. Research Methods: To understand why alcoho...
  • Different Drinking Manners From Other Countries
    1,584 words
    Korean traditional liquor is usually made of various kinds of flowers, herbs, grains and fruits. The recipe differs from one region and family to another. Handed down from one generation to the next, Korean liquor has many uses, from meals to memorial services and is also used in receiving important quests. Some traditional liquors have outstanding cultural significance and have been officially designed as cultural properties by the Korean government. Korea's traditional liquor and cakes exhibit...
  • National Minimum Drinking Age Act
    1,581 words
    Can I See Your ID? The introduction of young people to beverage alcohol varies considerably in different cultural settings. In many societies, the age at which the purchase and public consumption of beverage alcohol becomes legal is also the age at which other 'adult' rights and responsibilities are bestowed. What is neither clear nor consistent is the age at which this should occur. Communities recognize the capacity for alcohol to be abused, particularly by young and inexperienced college stud...
  • Causes Binge Drinking Binge Drinking
    1,021 words
    What Causes Binge Drinking Binge Drinking is an intriguing phenomenon that many college students take part in all across the country. The issue of binge drinking has been a problem on college campuses for decades. Binge drinking has many horrible effects, but the problem starts with the causes for it. If the causes could be controlled then the issue would not get out of hand. Many college students give different causes for their drinking problems, and experts on the subject have their explanatio...
  • Need To Binge Drink
    476 words
    Binge Drinking Among College Students We all know what it is like to wake up in the morning, with our head aching, and our body feeling like it was just hit by a train. College students world wide know this feeling. These are the results of binge drinking. The question of why college students continue to submit themselves to alcohol is unknown. While many reasons are given, the cause generally falls into one of three categories, peer pressure, insecurity, or to help solve there problems. But the...
  • Drinking Climate
    820 words
    This week's selections of articles from the AE reader were both interesting and thought provoking. The first article "Drinking to get Drunk", details the growing concern of binge drinking on college campuses across the country. I thought it was very interesting that 23% of students are "frequent binge drinkers" whereby frequent binge drinking is operationally defined as those who consumed at least five drinks in a row at one point during any two week period. This is startling number when thinkin...
  • Breathalyzer At School Dances
    926 words
    Recently at Longmeadow High School it became mandatory to pass an "alcohol-screening test" before entering a school dance. This breathalyzer will detect alcohol on one's breath. No student that has been drinking will be admitted to the event. Longmeadow High School has recently purchased breathalyzers which teacher chaperones administer to all students entering a school function. This issue has brought about much conflict. Many people see it as a positive thing; however, the breathalyzer at scho...
  • Majority Of Students Drink
    1,400 words
    Binge Drinking High school is over and it is your first time away form home, what are you going to do The typical college student wants to party! Of the people that were surveyed over half believed that the legal drinking age should be lowered. [O'Kane 1] The legal age to drink in the United States is now 21 years old; college freshman, sophomores, and some juniors are not of the legal age to drink. This causes a problem on many campuses; several students are experiencing their first time away f...
  • Wechsler's Research Data And Design
    1,889 words
    Establishing and maintaining a solid research design is paramount in any statistical research process. Furthermore, as Davis, Utts, and Simon (2002, p. 105) cite, "one of the salient components of a proposal is the specification of the research design to solve the particular problem at hand... inadequate design will yield information that is incapable of answering the research question under study". Similarly, inadequate design can also lead to misleading final analyses and conclusions being dra...
  • College Administrators
    508 words
    There is no doubt that the problem of drunk driving has reached academic proportions in America, especially among young people. Rob Waldron has seen his share of accidents that have had something to do with the consumption of alcohol. The most tragic of these events came when his brother, who attended a frat party and drank heavily, took his own life in a drunk driving accident. Waldron believes the death of his brother could have been prevented if colleges would take responsibility for the acti...
  • 42 7 Percent Of Students
    229 words
    A study conducted by researchers at Harvard University found that binge drinking continues to be a widespread problem among U.S. colleges, Reuters reported Sept. 10. In particular, the report identified binge drinking among fraternity and sorority students as a major concern. The study, led by Harvard School of Public Health professor Henry Wechsler, was conducted in 1997 at 116 campuses in 39 states. A total of 14,521 students were interviewed. The researchers found that 42.7 percent of student...

23 results found, view free essays on page: