The Signal asks… Should the drinking age be lowered?

Patrick McSorley, junior accounting major.
Patrick McSorley, junior accounting major.

“It would cause havoc… High schools will have to change (what they teach about alcohol)… I don’t think high school (students) are mature enough.”

Vanessa Oyeneye, freshman psychology major.
Vanessa Oyeneye, freshman psychology major.

“I would say yes… If we’re 18 and (an) adult (then) we should be able to make decisions.”

Sophia Grigolo, freshman criminology major.
Sophia Grigolo, freshman criminology major.

“(It’s) debatable… I know that there’s the whole brain decay issue.”

Olivia Gorski, freshman health and exercise science major.
Olivia Gorski, freshman health and exercise science major.

“Yeah, I do… I feel that in the college (we’re) at, the whole drinking age (thing) isn’t stopping anyone anyway.”

A bill to lower the drinking age from 21 to 18 has caused a ruckus in the State House. (Rob Birnbohm / Cartoonist)
A bill to lower the drinking age from 21 to 18 has caused a ruckus in the State House. (Rob Birnbohm / Cartoonist)