We all listen to these songs as we get ready to go out, do homework, work out and even sing them horribly in the shower. But how much have we been paying attention to the dangerous drinking habits a lot of these songs encourage?
We get it: you’re busy. Midterm season is upon us, and you’ve probably been behind your desk studying away or writing papers for most of the week. And if you’re a senior thesis writer, you most likely look like this:
Our ongoing campaign, “Destructive Words = Destructive Actions," is inspired by Jake Byczkowski. Jake is a speaker with Campus Speak, and he talks to college students and peer educators on college campuses about alcohol, other drugs, and wellness. Recently, DAPA had the opportunity to listen to his Keynote “Solo Cup Culture: Minimizing the Risks of an Alcohol-Soaked Campus Climate” and have a conversation with him afterward. Jake inspired us with his story and how he uses his own experience with alcohol to have open conversations with students about practical ways to minimize… Read more about Destructive Words = Destructive Decisions
Find yourself stuck with the task of filling out the DAPA Grant Application for your club’s party this weekend? It's difficult to coordinate food for parties because it's hard to decide what to provide, but then you notice that DAPA encourages “substantial foods.” What does that even mean? What kinds of foods qualify? Substantial foods are foods that take your body more time to metabolize compared to other food types. Therefore, in instances when someone is both eating and drinking alcohol, the alcohol is absorbed more slowly than it would be otherwise.