If you’re 18 years old in the United States, you’re old enough to do pretty much anything — like vote, sign up for the military or go to prison. But you have to wait three more years until you’re old enough to drink. A group of university officials throughout the country is questioning whether the current drinking age is actually encouraging underage binge drinking on college campuses. Join Kojo as we talk with one former university president who’s encouraging lawmakers to take a second look at the drinking age.


  • John McCardell Former president, Middlebury College; founder, Choose Responsibility

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