April 1, 2011
Joseph Kimutis, 19, was taken to a hospital after he smashed through a double-paned window at the Peterson Events Center at the University of Pittsburgh and fell, plunging to a sloped hillside next to a cement walkway.
March 29, 2011
Research In Motion, the maker of BlackBerry smartphones, has agreed to pull downloadable applications that help users evade sobriety checkpoints and drunk driving citations.
March 8, 2011
Officials from the University of Iowa responded to a recent investigation conducted by Sports Illustrated and CBS News that found the university's football team to be among the nation's leaders in players with police records.
February 4, 2011
University of Iowa President Sally Mason believes that if the university had offered better education and support to victims of sexual abuse on its campus, an incident in 2007 in which two football players sexually assaulted a female freshman athlete could have been avoided.
January 27, 2011
A University of Minnesota study found that eight percent of sports fans leaving games are legally drunk. Almost 40 percent of fans consume alcohol during the sporting event.
December 6, 2010
A fraternity at Dartmouth College is facing felony charges after a prospective student was hospitalized for alcohol poisoning. The student, a 17-year-old boy from an out-of-state high school, was visiting the campus as a recruit for the swim team.
November 19, 2010
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned four companies that the caffeine added to their malt alcoholic beverages is an "unsafe food additive" and said that further action, including seizure of their products, is possible under federal law.
November 17, 2010
U.S Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will rule that caffeine is an unsafe food additive to alcoholic beverages, effectively making products such as Four Loko, Joose, and others like them, prohibited for sale in the United States.
November 15, 2010
University of Missouri psychologists find that participants exposed to “fan cans” find beer consumption less dangerous.
November 2, 2010
Police/security department staffing levels pose significant challenges, while administrator support for overall campus public safety is very high.
October 22, 2010
A new study commissioned by The Century Council shows that many college students believe binge drinking is not relevant to students.
October 21, 2010
A new trend among college students is putting their lives in jeopardy as students are now replacing food calories with those in alcoholic beverages.
October 21, 2010
A former fraternity pledge, who claims a hazing incident almost killed him, is planning to file a lawsuit against three University of Arkansas officials, as well as six members of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.
October 11, 2010
Twelve Central Washington University (CWU) freshmen — mostly women — may have been targeted as part of an orchestrated sexual assault at off-campus house party.
October 6, 2010
The Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) chapter at California University of Pennsylvania has been placed on temporary suspension after a student was shot at the fraternity house during a party.
September 15, 2010
An Indiana University freshman died after partying with friends at Ball State University (BSU).
September 7, 2010
The Sigma Pi chapter at Western Michigan University (WMU) was suspended after an 18-year-old woman fell from a second-story balcony and fractured her skull during a party at the fraternity house.
August 27, 2010
The University of California, Berkeley Police Department and the Berkeley Police Department are joining forces to cut down on crime and violence on campus.
August 24, 2010
In an effort to curb binge drinking, Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Wake Forest University (WFU) and Richmond, Va.'s James Madison University (JMU) have updated campus alcohol policies.
August 23, 2010
In an effort to make sure students received an E-mail highlighting the changes to the university's updated alcohol policies, James Madison University (JMU) officials sent a text message through the university's emergency alert system. However, students believe JMU is misusing the text alerts.