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College students spend $5.5 billion on alcohol every year across the U.S.

Fusion spent a typical weekend at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, which was ranked by Playboy Magazine as America’s number one party school in 2015. We visited the alcohol distribution company that helps fuel the economy of the college town. According to Greg Maurer with Heidelberg Distributing Company, somewhere between 2,000 and 3,000 cases of alcohol pour into Athens each week. Drinking is such big business at OU that it employs hundreds of people, many of them students. Watch part two of Blackout: 48 Hours at America’s Number One Party School in the video above.

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Part 1: Beer is cheaper than water at America’s no. 1 party school

Part 3: Why police officers in this small college town say they feel like babysitters

Part 4: The nation’s top party school received 11 reports of sexual assault in two months

Part 5: Being sober at the number one party school is more fun than you think

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College students spend $5.5 billion on alcohol every year across the U.S.

Fusion spent a typical weekend at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, which was ranked by Playboy Magazine as America’s number one party school in 2015. We visited the alcohol distribution company that helps fuel the economy of the college town. According to Greg Maurer with Heidelberg Distributing Company, somewhere between 2,000 and 3,000 cases of alcohol pour into Athens each week. Drinking is such big business at OU that it employs hundreds of people, many of them students. Watch part two of Blackout: 48 Hours at America’s Number One Party School in the video above.

More:

Part 1: Beer is cheaper than water at America’s no. 1 party school

Part 3: Why police officers in this small college town say they feel like babysitters

Part 4: The nation’s top party school received 11 reports of sexual assault in two months

Part 5: Being sober at the number one party school is more fun than you think

Related:

When you went to college it didn’t look like this

The sad reasons college students develop ‘drunkorexia’

If booze cost more, would college students drink so much?

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