Students find other ways to occupy weekend than drinking

Tiffany Haynes

Tiffany Haynes

To drink or not to drink?

That’s no question for freshman Ashley Harkness.

Harkness decided not to drink when she was in middle school. She has stayed true to her decision.

“I have just seen some of the negative side effects,” Harkness said.

And she doesn’t plan to go out for drinks on her 21st birthday, either.

“I’ll drink socially on special occasions and my wedding, after I turn 21,” Harkness said.

Harkness says her friends and fianc