Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
March 22, 2010
Floatopia: Spring Break Party on Floaties
Never underestimate the ability of college students to drink. Out here in San Diego this weekend, thousands of college students on spring break participated in something called Floatopia. Floatopia drew up to 6,000 college students, who showed up with their swimming suits and beer coolers ready to dodge San Diego’s prohibition on drinking on its beaches. The students cleverly skirted...
November 28, 2009
The Odds of Problem College Drinking and Other Posts
College Drinking: Top Five Risk Factors Which college students are more likely to be problem drinkers? One of the three college blog posts that I wrote for CBSMoneyWatch this week shared the top five risk factors for college drinking. I bet most people can guess that one of the biggest college drinking risk factors is a heavy Greek presence on...
September 4, 2008
One Mom's Worry: Drinking in College
Go ahead and call me naive. I didn’t realize how serious and pervasive the college drinking problem was until my own daughter headed off to school. In high school, my husband and I considered ourselves very lucky because Caitlin and most of her friends didn’t drink at all. But I’d be surprised, however, if any of them still shy away...