Think tailgating should end on every college campus? Is this just a bandaid for student drinking?
||Wed, 11-10-2010 - 10:12am
The Duke student newspaper, The Chronicle, reports the teenager
was found unconscious in a portable toilet following tailgate
festivities before last Saturday's game against Virgina. The paper
described the teen as the sibling of a Duke student.
letter, Moneta acknowledged Duke's victory over Virginia but said "the
positive experience in Wallace Wade was dampened by an incident in
tailgate ... an incident involving a teenage youth which easily could
have been tragic."
"This incident has vividly revealed that tailgate as is practiced at Duke must come to an end,"
Duke's tailgating guidelines
"limit" student groups to 30 cases of beer or nine cases per vehicle,
and each person who walks into the area is limited to a six-pack of
So if you drive to the tailgate you are limited to 9
cases (270 beers) to split amongst 4 or 5 people. If you walk to the
tailgate you get 6 beers.
Good to see Duke cracking down on all these walking while intoxicated incidents?
Wonder how the parents feel about their older child?