January 27, 1995
Student Alcohol Abuse Actually Is on the Decline
To the Editor:
Is the new study about binge drinking on college campuses a reasonable cause for alarm ("New Look at College Drinking," December 14)? No, it is not.
As a researcher who has investigated drinking on college campuses for over 25 years, I am deeply concerned about the nature and extent of drinking problems. Any abuse of alcohol by anyone is too much. However, it is highly doubtful that, for example, a woman who has two glasses of wine with her dinner and then two