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The number of college-age women who drink to get drunk has jumped more than 300 percent since 1979, according to a new study of drinking on America's campuses. But women aren't the only ones imbibing to excess: one out of every two college students has binged, drinking five or more alcoholic beverages in one sitting. Many of those drunks aren't peaceful: alcohol is involved in 90 percent of all campus rapes, 95 percent of violent crimes and 41 percent of academic problems. TIME Washington correspondent Ann Blackman notes that alcohol consumption -- especially hard liquor -- is down nationally, while binge drinking among teens has increased, resulting in deaths, overdoses and hospitalization.