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Underage Drinking

Worst Career Move: JPMorgan Summer Intern Sends Inappropriate Work Emails, Touts Fake IDs

Dumb As A Blog | Posted 07.05.2012 | Weird News

It's officially summer in the concrete jungle, which means the city is swarming with interns. Unfortunately not all of them have read the How To Be...

Should This Party Host Be Charged For A Drunk Teen's Fatal Accident?

Posted 06.26.2012 | Crime

A Missouri judge is considering whether a party host can be held responsible for a drunk minor who left her home and caused a fatal car accident. S...

Study: Teen Student Drinkers More Likely To Feel Socially Isolated, Have Poor Grades

Posted 06.12.2012 | Education

Teen alcohol consumption is at times credited as a result of high stress lifestyles and an allowance for students to unwind around friends. But a rece...

The Rules Of Prom And The Rules of Life

Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Raising a teenager is like being a Kremlinologist during the Cold War. For those trying to navigate, here's a primer on how to attend the prom at one suburban New York high school. At least these appear to have been the rules yesterday. They may have changed by today. 

In Defense of the Drinking Age

Deni Carise | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Deni Carise

Prohibition is not the answer. But neither is lowering the minimum legal drinking age.

Turning a Blind Eye to Underage Drinking

Linda Flanagan | Posted 07.23.2012 | Parents
Linda Flanagan

Just as Twitter and Facebook enabled young revolutionaries to gather together for instant protests, social media has helped modern kids mobilize promptly against snooping grown-ups.

Are We Teaching Our Kids to Binge Drink?

Suzanne Hegland | Posted 07.14.2012 | Parents
Suzanne Hegland

Allowing our kids to drink at home as a way to avoid drunk driving doesn't get at the real problem with our attitude toward drinking in this country.

Underage 'Hunger Games' Star Tricks Store Into Selling Him Whiskey | Posted 04.30.2012 | Crime

19-year-old Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson took a not-so-cheap shot at a Ralph's Grocery store. He allegedly posed as over 21 and got the check-...

'The Terrifying Event That Scared Me Sober -- Forever'

| Posted 04.28.2012 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Represent Magazine, a platform for and by young people in foster care. Some details from this young...

Olive Garden Serves Alcohol To 10-Year-Old Child

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.20.2012 | Home

Oh, no. Not this again: In today's kids-drinking-alcohol-in-restaurants news, an Indianapolis Olive Garden allegedly served a rum cocktail to a 10-yea...

Deputies Shoot Keg To Disperse Underage Drinkers

Posted 04.17.2012 | Denver

Two Park County deputies have been fired and one reserve deputy has lost his commission after breaking up a party in Pike National Forest by shooting ...

Can Teen Drinking Increase Risk For Breast Cancer?

| Posted 04.09.2012 | Teen

By Kathleen Doheny, HealthDay Reporter Teenage girls and young adult women who drink even moderate amounts of alcohol appear to increase their risk...

Parents Build Nightclub For Kids Inside Their Own House

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.22.2012 | Parents

It's 5 a.m., do you know where your children are? For Claire Farrow, 44, and Ian Hogarth, 56, from West Kensington, England, it's much less of a c...

Former Cop Allegedly Had Sex With Teen Nearly 100 Times

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.28.2012 | Crime

A mother and former cop had sex with at least one underage Florida teen dozens of times and threw wild parties for high school students, a shocking sh...

Amish Men Accused Of Boozing On Buggy After Crashing Into Cop Car

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.12.2012 | Weird News

Friends don't let friends drink and buggy. Cops in western New York arrested four young Amish adults on Sunday and slapped them with underage alcoh...

Teen's Party Becomes Worldwide Twitter Trending Topic

Posted 03.09.2012 | Teen

In an attempt to throw the wildest house party ever, a high school senior named Mikey from Farmington Hills, Michigan, sent a message to his Twitter f...

Naked Nerf Gun-Fighting Games: New High School Trend?

| Posted 03.08.2012 | Teen

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

The Shocking Economic Costs Of Underage Drinking

Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

It's no surprise that underage drinking is common in the U.S. In a 2009 study by the Centers for Disease Control And Prevention, 42 percent of high sc...

Reporter's Kids Bullied After Her Underage Drinking Report

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A veteran D.C.-area broadcast journalist, WUSA-TV's Andrea McCarren, has pulled herself from local airwaves after a recent investigative...

The High School Party Scene: Then & Now

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 03.24.2012 | Parents
Caren Osten Gerszberg

I couldn't help but feel badly for these kids. They are growing up in an environment that has made alcohol so forbidden, so undeniably dangerous in nearly every way, that they feel the need to sneak it at every turn.

Are Parents Obsessed With Their Kids' Popularity?

Hayley Krischer | Posted 03.12.2012 | Parents
Hayley Krischer

Has the quest for popularity become so anxiety-provoking that parents, who are otherwise involved in their children's lives -- sports, arts, grades, clothing -- would allow their child to pose drunk with a beer can on the Internet?

Parents Held Responsible For Underage Drinking

AP | By LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 02.29.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK -- Parents of teens: If you think a drinking disaster at your kid's party can't happen at your house, not with your kid, because he's a good ...

Need A Fake ID? Apple Removes The App For That

Posted 12.15.2011 | Home

Need a fake ID? There was an app for that, until it was pulled from the App Store earlier this week. Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey urged Apple to rem...

French Lessons: Why You Shouldn't Let Teens Drink At Home | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

Many European parents, and some American ones, too, have long figured if they let their kids drink alcohol at home, they'd be less likely to go hog wi...

Dad Didn't Know Teens Were Drinking, But Was Arrested Anyway

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 12.08.2011 | Parents

On the Friday after Thanksgiving, Stanford Professor Bill Burnett and his wife Cynthia hosted a party for their son and his friends, 16 and 17-year-ol...