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7 ways to help yourself and others navigate the drinking scene

How to turn down (and respond when someone turns down) a drink.
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What is alcohol myopia? And what does it mean for sexual consent?

Understanding the connection between alcohol and sexual assault can help us foster stronger, more respectful communities.
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Ask the nutritionist: “Sugar (e.g., candy bars) is the only thing that gets me...

It can be tempting to "treat yourself" by eating sugary foods when you study. However, this can leave you with less energy than when you started. Try these healthier alternatives for sustained energy.
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How weekend binge drinking can affect academic performance

Find out if weekend binge drinking has an effect on your academic performance during the week.
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Making social gatherings fun for everyone: A guide for hosts and guests

Social events are an important part of the college experience. Whether you're a host or a guest, here's how to make your next gathering fun for everyone.
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With someone who drank too much? How you can help

Follow these four steps if you're with someone who drank too much, and when in doubt call 911.
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Ask the doc: Can drinking alcohol impair my ability to learn?

—Jayden*, Portland State University, OregonYes, in ways both large and small. Are there students who drink from time to time and still manage to get good value out of their investment in higher education?...

Sober support: What works for students in recovery?

Rate this article and enter to winWhat if students have gone through treatment for alcohol addiction or drug abuse, and now they’re back on track, focusing on their education and future? Their success in...
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Drinking? 7 ways to get what you want from it

 Having the drink without the downsideDo you choose to drink alcohol? If so, chances are you’re interested in figuring out how to get alcohol’s buzz (feeling chatty, relaxed, and socially connected) while avoiding its negative effects (feeling tired,...
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Drinking? The science of the buzz and how you can control it

 The science of drinking: How to make it work better for youIf you choose to drink alcohol, you’re likely familiar with the relaxed, chatty buzz that may come early in the evening—and the slump that sometimes...
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The student guide to going out

Rate this article and enter to winGoing to a party? Or throwing one? Party-throwers and party-goers play a vital role in shaping the sexual culture of your campus. Party-throwers are the social engineers who...
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The power of placebo: Is it the alcohol – or is it partly in...

Rate this article and enter to winThe minimum legal age for drinking alcohol in the US is 21.Anyone who has tried alcohol knows that it affects how we feel, communicate, and behave. After a...