Monthly Archives: October 2013

Austin Police report only 7 percent of those arrested for DWI in Austin are college students

Austin police say in reality, college-aged persons are less likely to drive drunk. According to APD Lt. Derek Galloway, of the 12,831 individuals cited for a DWI in the past two years, only 925 were younger than 21 — a ratio of just more than 7 percent. Continue reading

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Two-thirds of college students use Fake IDs to obtain alcohol, new study says

A new study of the contributory role of FAKE ID use among college students has found that almost two-thirds of the sample used false IDs. Many underage youth use false identification to in order to obtain alcohol. “Alcohol is easy … Continue reading

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College drinking spikes among first-semester freshmen

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Sept. 9, 2013 – The first six weeks of college are critical. That’s when habits related to future academic success can be formed. And that can be when drinking starts or is exacerbated, often due to student expectations and social … Continue reading

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