By Taylor Shook “What percentage of Denison students do you think engaged in binge drinking in the last week?” We asked, and Denison answered: about half. But we know that only one in three students chooses to binge drink. Why the 20% gap between reality and perception? Self-justification and racial segregation may be to blame….
By Taylor Shook Binge drinking among Denison students occurs at a whopping rate of thirty percent. The easy explanation, and one frequently given among students on the Hill, is this: it’s rural Ohio, what else is there to do, but get wasted? But that doesn’t explain why only one in three students chooses to take…
Explorations in Denison party culture.
What students believe is the norm should strongly align with their behavior. So what do they believe is normative?