A study found students who pregame have a 24 percent chance of a night ending badly.
Research on binge drinking must go beyond the superficial and delve into students’ habits.
Students at on-campus parties drink an average of 4.5 drinks compared to 7.5 off campus.
DPS involvement in students’ social lives is skewing balance between work and play.
Concerns over unlawful and irresponsible drinking last year have spurred recent collaboration between law enforcement, DPS said.
Sixty-one percent of the 2010 freshman class said they didn’t drink before entering USC.
Students have power to take precautions against increased alcohol consumption abroad.
DPS and USC Hospitality say they will enforce the drinking age at the on-campus bar.