Women On A Binge

Many teen girls are drinking as much as boys. More college women regularly get drunk. Is this a case of girl power gone awry?

Lisa Diebold, 22, has two goals for her senior year at Syracuse University: "Learn how to drive a stick shift, and drink a guy under the table." The pert advertising major has nearly mastered her first objective. She now darts about the hilly campus in her white Volkswagen Golf. The second is giving her a bit more trouble. One Friday night, after drinking close to two pitchers of beer, she had a screaming fight with her boyfriend and put her fist through the rear window of her car. And then there are a handful of evenings she can recall only in...

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