Campus Overload: Night Life


Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/29/2010

Forget Four Loko: Alcoholic whipped cream is latest drinking trend

Last week, I heard about the company Whipped Lightening, which produces cans of Whipahol in at least nine flavors, including hazelnut espresso and white chocolate raspberry.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Four Loko, University of Central Florida, Whipahol

Posted at 10:52 PM ET, 11/16/2010

Four Loko loses its caffeine, guarana and taurine

Let's raise a glass and toast the bitter end of Four Loko. Well, at least the Four Loko that gets you drunk and hyper at the same time.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:52 PM ET, 11/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Four Loko

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 11/16/2010

Drinking one Four Loko is like drinking ...

How do you accurately describe the amount of alcohol and caffeine in a 23.5-ounce can of Four Loko? What can we possibly compare it to?

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:31 PM ET, 11/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Four Loko

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 11/04/2010

Thirsty Turtle loses its liquor license in College Park

Wednesday night the Prince George's County Board of License Commissioners voted 4-to-0 to revoke the bar's liquor license. The bar could stop selling alcohol as soon as Nov. 23, unless the decision is appealed, The Diamondback student newspaper reported.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:24 AM ET, 11/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  University of Maryland

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 10/29/2010

Halloween costumes with a college twist

It has hit crunch time for deciding what you will be on Halloween. Stores are selling out of the best costumes. Your friends have already claimed the season's most popular looks. You need to make up your mind now. What about a costume with some collegiate humor? Well, here are some options.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:40 AM ET, 10/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Duke, Georgetown, Halloween, Harvard, Ohio State, Ohio University, St. John's, University of Minnesota

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 10/26/2010

Nine Washington freshmen hospitalized after drinking Four Loko

Earlier this month police found nine Central Washington University freshmen passed out or sick. At first they thought the students had been drugged. Turns out, they had been drinking Four Loko.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:11 AM ET, 10/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Four Loko, University of Central Washington

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 10/15/2010

The five types of college drinkers

A new study of college drinkers has found that about two-thirds of students binge drink on a weekly basis -- for a guy, that means chugging down five drinks in two hours. For women, it's four drinks. On average, students said they did so about twice a week.

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:50 PM ET, 10/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Binge Drinking

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 10/13/2010

News Flash: Study-abroad students drink a lot

Yes, yes, studying abroad is an absolutely amazing opportunity to immerse oneself in a different culture, become fluent in a foreign language and take a wine pairing class. But, come on, it's also an opportunity to party.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:57 PM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  University of Washington

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 10/06/2010

The $86K University of Wisconsin kegger

Three <University of Wisconsin-Madison students -- one of whom stars on MTV's "College Life" -- threw a massive house party in September. More than 200 people showed up, including the police who handed out more than 130 citations. The final tally of fines for what must have been an epic party? $86,000.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:17 AM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  University of Wisconsin

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 08/24/2010

New study: 'Friends Don't Let Jane Hook Up Drunk'

It's Saturday night in some random college town. A group of best friends meet up for several rounds of drinks. One woman in the group (it's unclear if she's on the rebound) keeps locking eyes with a guy at the...

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:51 AM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Arizona State University

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 08/20/2010

New JMU policies aimed at changing 'negative alcohol culture'

James Madison University President Linwood H. Rose has announced an aggressive plan to curb students' destructive drinking and "change the negative alcohol culture."

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:30 AM ET, 08/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  James Madison

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 08/02/2010

University of Georgia named top party school

In higher education, it's often all about the rankings. And so my inbox has filled this afternoon with e-mails about the most important list of the year: The Princeton Review's Top Party Schools. This year the winner is the University...

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:26 PM ET, 08/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Night Life, Ohio University, Penn State, University of Georgia, University of Mississippi, West Virginia University

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 07/06/2010

OMG, Silly Bandz are everywhere

My friend Erin and I escaped to Ocean City for the holiday weekend -- and within minutes of arriving, we purchased our first package of Silly Bandz (which, just our luck, are probably knock-offs). Silly Bandz, for those of you...

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:18 AM ET, 07/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Fashion, Silly Bandz

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 06/29/2010

Hah! Women also better at tasting beer

The headlines never stop telling us how women are out-performing men in nearly everything ... Women are better at getting into college, earning high grades and graduating! Women are getting more beautiful, while men stay the same! Women less devastated...

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:43 PM ET, 06/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/17/2010

Is icing over?

I got a tip on Twitter. I went to BrosIcingBros.com. All that remains is this message: "We had a good run Bros..." No more photos of dudes on one knee chugging Smirnoff Ice. No more videos of celebs getting iced,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  Drinking Games

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 06/10/2010

Smirnoff Ice + Bros = Dumbest game ever

Smirnoff Ice + Bros = Dumbest game ever.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:25 AM ET, 06/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life