The American Spectator sponsors an annual collegiate essay contest. This year’s subject?

ESSAY PROMPT: Binge Drinking: The Pros and Cons

The winning op-ed will appear in the print edition of our magazine, and we’ll write its author a check for a cool $1,000.

$1,000 sure buys a lot of beer. [Image via]

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Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer