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4-20 on College Campuses

April 21, 2009 By: Category: Campus Life, Campus parties 1 Comment →

April 20th, 4-20, can be better know as Cannabis Day on college campuses across the U.S. To some students, 4-20 marks a “holiday” where individuals eat, inhale or intake marijuana. One explanation of the origin of the term stems from a story of high schools that would meet after school to smoke marijuana. The exact time that was chosen, 4:20, was the time that after school detention was dismissed. Click here to see the full video of the history of 4-20.


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College Drinking: Is it Really a Problem?

March 18, 2009 By: Category: Campus Life, Campus parties 2 Comments →

College: It’s not just about the hours of lectures and endless reading assignments. It’s not just about getting good grades and living on your own. There’s a social aspect too. Before I went to college, I had person after person tell me what a “well-rounded” individual I would become. What did they mean? What would I encounter that I didn’t already experience in high school? Well, they sure were right. Not only did my wide range of classes, level of independence, and countless amounts of activities shape who I’ve become, but I had to learn to balance a social life as well. Sometimes, your social life can be just as demanding as your academic one.


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The College Party Scene: The Truth

December 12, 2008 By: Category: Campus Life, Campus parties 9 Comments →

College parties. When you hear those words, you probably think of a huge party thrown by a fraternity house with hundreds of kids and lots of alcohol. You envision squeezing your way through crowds of people while music blares in the background. But the college party stereotype that you often see in movies like “Old School” and “American Pie,” isn’t necessarily all there is to do on a Friday or Saturday night.


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