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University of Cincinnati in the Press

University of Cincinnati UC above national average for binge drinking-9/11/16 “While NIAA reported 51 percent of college students who had ever consumed alcohol had experienced a blackout, UC’s numbers are slightly higher at 58.9 percent of students.”
University of Cincinnati University of Cincinnati reviews drug, alcohol policies-3/10/15 “Some of the 14 resources listed in the biennial review include residence hall programming, Greek-life initiatives and party smart packs that include tip sheets on safe partying along with supplies like Ibuprofen and condoms.”
University of Cincinnati Wellness Center promotes safe off-campus partying-1/25/15 ““We were hoping to create a party pack to teach students not only how to drink smart and safely, but also how to have a safe and smart party.””
University of Cincinnati UC students drink, rarely get caught on campus-9/17/13 “UC seems to compare well to other major Ohio universities when it comes to alcohol-related arrests on campus, but the numbers could be deceiving.”
University of Cincinnati UC students drink, rarely get caught on campus-9/17/13 ““The perception of alcohol use in college is that everyone is doing it and drinking a lot, which is not the truth,” Johnson said. “The majority of our students actually do use low-risk drinking skills.””
University of Cincinnati Anti binge-drinking group circulates posters on campus-4/3/14 “To combat a binge-drinking rate higher than the national average, the University of Cincinnati has been collaborating with the Coalition for a Drug-Free Greater Cincinnati to promote responsible drinking among students.”
 

 

Recent Alcohol-Related Tragedies involving University of Cincinnati Students

Brogan Dulle, 21, May 26, 2014, University of Cincinnati More Information Brogan committed suicide after a night drinking with friends.  His blood-alcohol level was determined to be .191.
Shanith A. Samarasekera, 20, October 21, 2012, Clarkson University More Information Shanith lost his life falling into a river after being stuck by a train while on a railroad trestle.  His had a blood alcohol content measured at  of 0.27 percent.
Brogan Dulle, 21, May 26, 2014, University of Cincinnati More Information Brogan committed suicide after a night drinking with friends.  His blood-alcohol level was determined to be .191.
Shanith A. Samarasekera, 20, October 21, 2012, Clarkson University More Information Shanith lost his life falling into a river after being stuck by a train while on a railroad trestle.  His had a blood alcohol content measured at  of 0.27 percent.
 

 

 
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