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Matthew K Fingleton Comp 2 April 13 2001 Binge Drinking A problem on College Campuses Binge drinking has been a big problem on many college campuses The effects are overwhelming to many students whether physical or mental Binge drinking can ruin the college experience of the student and of his peers The act of binge drinking has caused many problems and deaths Therefore there have been many anti-drinking groups started to attempt to better the situation The fact of the matter is that binge drinking has become a huge problem on college campuses as well as the consequences that accompany it Binge drinking is generally regarded as for men consuming five or more alcoholic beverages in a row and for women four or more This is enough alcohol to put the drinker and others at risk for alcohol-related problems These problems include fights injuries drunken driving and impairment of health Approximately 90 of college students consume alcohol and 10 consume 15 or more drinks weekly Wechsler 56 Alcohol consumption binge drinking in particular is seen as the most serious problem on many campuses Almost a third of the colleges have a majority of students who binge Kowalski 7 Not only do these binge drinkers put themselves at risk they also create problems for their fellow students who are not binge drinking Students who did not binge but reside at schools with high levels of binge drinkers were up to three times more likely to report being bothered by the drinking-related behaviors of other students who did participate in binge drinking These problems included being pushed hit assaulted and experiencing an unwanted sexual advance Kowalski 7 Alcohol studies were used to examine how students define the term binge drinking how much binge drinking the students think exists on their campus and to analyze how students estimates compare with aggregated self-reports Wechsler 57 Students definitions of binge drinking vary with their own drinking levels
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