How Tommies get around local drinking regs

“The primary response of many students is to get fake IDs and drink at bars instead. … This promotes even larger issues such as drinking and driving since there are no bars within a good walking distance.”

University of St. Thomas senior Felisha Willaert on how students are reacting to the policing of underage drinking in the dorms and the social host ordinance that makes it harder to hold large off-campus parties.

Many of them don’t know about on-campus party alternatives — or don’t care to participate, according to a TommieMedia report.

Read more about the issue here. It’s part of TommieMedia’s look at student drinking this week — a series called “Perspectives on Partying.”