Jenna Farleigh


Diversity may curb binge-drinking

High-risk drinkers -- generally identified as white, male and underage -- tend to drink less on American college campuses if living among high numbers of non-white, female or older students, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health. The study, conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, surveyed students from 114 colleges four times between 1993 and 2001.

Poll: Bush leads on university campuses nationwide

Contrary to what the ubiquity of Howard Dean posters on campus may suggest, a recent poll of college students taken by the Institute of Politics at Harvard University revealed that college students nationally still favor President George Bush over Democratic candidates in the 2004 presidential race. The poll, released by the Institute of Politics in October 2003, found that 61 percent of American college students approve of the president's job performance.