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Debate brewing at UMD over game day alcohol sales
Debate brewing at UMD over game day alcohol sales

University of Maryland student Patrick Ronk knows it sounds counterintuitive — even a little "scary"— to permit beer and wine sales at Terps athletic events to curb the binge drinking climate associated with college game days. But the student government president reasons: "If you sell alcohol, people will have a stable and consistent way to drink during the game." That's better, the junior said, than students overindulging before entering the stadium or leaving at halftime to drink more when "the buzz is wearing off. For some people, drinking is more important than the actual game." The student-led proposal to permit alcohol sales to the...

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