New reasearch suggests Wisconsin Colleges rank among the highest
in the country in drinking and drug related arrests.
The research done by "rehabs-dot-com" shows five wisconsin colleges
on the list that rank in the top 20.
The poll combines data from the top 50 colleges
with the most on-campus drinking arrests... with the top
50 colleges with the most drug-related arrests.
U-W La Crosse ranks third in arrests per
1-thousand students for both drugs and alcohol...
To some... the ranking might shed a negitve light
on U-W-L ... but one student says it shows the
campus is working to put an end to its stigma of partying.
"It shows how aware our police are and how active are police in combating this issue
and I think that it shows that we have an awareness of drugs and alcohol being
a problem on our campus and that we are taking proactive measures to combat that. ............"
U-W L's third place ranking follows only U-W Oshkosh and
U-W Stout who rank one and two on the list.