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Jackson: Realizing drinking isn’t for me — and owning it

Cassidy Jackson, Op-Ed Contributor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Throughout high school, I didn’t drink. It was a small part of my ploy to be as counter-culture as possible. In middle school, for example, when I caught the whiff that Uggs were becoming chic, I never wore mine out in public...

Phillips: The normalization of binge drinking supports unhealthy behavior

Ruby Phillips, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

On Fridays, I teach a class of freshman girls at Lake View High School about healthy decision-making as a peer health educator for Peer Health Exchange. We address topics like sexual assault, alcohol abuse and healthy communication....

Sumra: America has a drinking problem

Eish Sumra, Columnist

October 19, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you ever want to be publicly judged, try being a 22-year-old ordering an alcoholic drink with lunch. A waitress serving me this past weekend looked confused and shocked as a college student of legal age dared to drink at 1...

Hospital transports up, citations down on Dillo Day

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

May 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Entertainment

Police said 28 people were transported to the hospital due to alcohol intoxication during Dillo Day on Saturday, up from 22 people during 2014’s festival. The Evanston Police Department shut down 19 parties, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said, and citations ...

Acosta: Legal drugs can be more dangerous than illegal drugs

Pedro Acosta, Columnist

February 2, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Imagine a sober society that has just been introduced to alcohol and, as they accept this new substance into their culture, they also accept the consequences. As alcohol becomes embedded in this once clear-headed society, more...

Despite high tax, city brings in high revenue from liquor sales

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 29, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

Although Evanston’s liquor tax is higher than those of surrounding communities, establishments continue to request licenses from the city. Compared to four similar Illinois suburbs, Evanston has distributed the most liquor...

Citations for underage alcohol sales amended for World of Beer, Farmhouse Evanston

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

October 2, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Two Evanston restaurants accused of underage alcohol sales plead no contest to amended citations Tuesday. Farmhouse Evanston, 703 Church St., and World of Beer, 1601 Sherman Ave., initially pleaded not liable to citations for underage al...