Alcohol is an accepted — even expected — part of student life. Too often, though, students aren't aware of when a bit too much is really way too much.
During the month of January, binge drinking awareness group What’s Your Cap? has been asking students at the University of Saskatchewan to re-evaluate their alcohol consumption.
The long-standing belief that moderate alcohol consumption has health benefits is slowly being debunked — and once again our perceptions of what is “good” for us is shifting.
The dominance of mass-produced alcohol in Saskatoon, and Saskatchewan as a whole, is beginning to shift as the population starts to show more of an interest in diversifying their drinking habits.
Saskatoon moviegoers have a new pairing for their popcorn, as the Broadway Theatre has launched Saskatchewan’s first licensed screenings for those 19 years of age and over as of Jan. 17, 2014.
A team of researchers led by University of Victoria professor Tim Stockwell concluded raising the minimum price of beverages with high alcohol content reduces their consumption. A study focusing mainly on pricing strategies in Saskatchewan concluded that prices should be raised for any drink over 6.5% alcohol content.
Most students are well aware that, while thousands of dollars are going towards tuition and housing costs, thousands more are being blown on alcohol. For the most part, they are okay with that. Between frosh weeks and regular bar nights, alcohol is a major part of university life at almost any university campus. However, Canadian universities
A group of classmates at the University of Saskatchewan has undertaken a long-term study that will examine the environmental pressures to binge drink on campus and at campus-related events. The U of S Student Binge Drinking Prevention campaign originally started as a sociology assignment, but has since evolved into a funded initiative run by four
A 19-year-old male student from Acadia University died Sept. 8 after a night of welcome-week binge drinking resulted in alcohol poisoning.
Many moments can be identified as the beginning of adulthood. Notable milestones include a Bar Mitzvah, a first job or your first kill in battle. Now don't get me wrong, these are all glorious things to boast about. But to me, people really "come of age" when they move out of their parents' house.