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1.2 million college students drink alcohol on a typical day, and more than 703,000 use weed

By Rosanna Xia, Los Angeles Times

May 28, 2016

Filed under News

There's a lot more going on at U.S. colleges these days than just studying.On any given day, 1.2 million full-time students are drinking alcohol and more than 703,000 are using marijuana, according to a report released Thursday by th...

State might allow alcohol sales at SIU campuses; sports events targeted

By Brian Brueggemann and Steve Nagy, Belleville News Democrat

May 26, 2016

Filed under News

A bill pending in the Illinois legislature would allow SIU to sell alcohol at sports games and other events on the Edwardsville and Carbondale campuses.SIU primarily wants to be able to sell alcohol at sports events, and in the futu...

College Cuisine: Pairing local beer and wine with easy meals

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

May 5, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Southern Illinois is full of quality breweries and wineries that are great for afternoon outings, but you only need to go as far as your local liquor store to enjoy them in your own home. Here are four easy dishes that pa...

What you need to know before ‘Drunktober’

By Cory Ray |@coryray_DE, Daily Egyptian

October 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Pumpkin-spiced beer may have found its niche. For four straight weekends, Carbondale will have some of the year's most notorious events: Unofficial Halloween on Oct. 16 and 17; homecoming celebrations the week leading up to t...

56 citations and 5 arrests related to Unofficial Halloween

By Cory Ray, @coryray_de

October 20, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

 The Carbondale Police Department and SIU Department of Public Safety both released the number of citations issued during Unofficial Halloween, which took place this past weekend. CPD reported a preliminary total of 45 citations, ei...

New program will promote alcohol moderation

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 28, 2015

Filed under News

Four out of five college students drink alcohol and of those who do, half consume alcohol through binge drinking, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.With the help of a $30,000 NCAA Choices Alcohol...

New taxes proposed for Carbondale

By Hayley Dillon, @HayleyDillon_DE

February 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

A six-figure city deficit could lead to an increase in the price of prepared food, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.Jane Adams and Lee Fronabarger—members of the Carbondale City Council—recently proposed a packaged liquor...

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