Wine a little more
| March 04, 2011
In the context of room parties, we ought to encourage “classier” drinking. Not just fine wines, but also good beers and cocktails. Not only are such drinks more fitting with the snobby, elitist image Princeton already has (as exemplified by the Princeton version of the light bulb), but this style of drinking also enables people to drink for reasons other than to get smashed.
The most direct and effective way to provide healthy alternatives to drinking on campus is to sponsor events that coincide with parties where alcohol is served.
The Alcohol Coalition Committee (ACC) published its strategic plan yesterday to address high-risk drinking at the University. The ACC was co-chaired by Butler College Master Sanjeev Kulkarni and Agatha Offorjebe ’09 and included both students and faculty.The report does not make specific suggestions, but instead outlines “broad recommendations to provide ...