Here, you can find interesting facts all relating back to the stories published this week in Ship Speaks. Read the corresponding stories to see how each fact relates.
According to a study done by Columbia University, 11.4 percent of alcohol sold in the U.S. is consumed by underage drinkers.
Politicians use what you “like” on facebook to send advertisements to their supporters.
Thirty-five percent of college students say that they stay up until 3 a.m. at least one night a week.
One in four people under 40 say they don’t trust the media compared to one in three of those aged 40+.
“The percentage of overweight and American college students has risen from 27.4 percent in fall 2006 to 29.2 percent in fall 2011.”
“Twenty-two percent of male college students compared to 7 percent of female students report having 10 or more drinks in a row.”
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