PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - Princeton University is distributing 5,000 cups that encourage students not to share their beverages as a way to curb the spread of meningitis and promote safe drinking.
The red cups bear the message: "Mine. Not Yours." They also include markings for the standard size for alcoholic beverages and the phone number for the Ivy League school's public safety department.
Princeton health educator Kathy Wagner tells The Times of Trenton the school thought it was a good way to remind students not to share their drinks.
Junior Kathryn Scott isn't sure how effective the program will be because she says it's unlikely she'll remember to carry the cup with her everywhere.
There were five cases of meningitis on the Princeton campus between March and June.
Information from: The (Trenton, N.J.) Times, http://www.nj.com/times
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Waking up to dense fog today. Poor visibility slowing us down.
But at least it's mild. Temps are about 15-degrees above average today, despite the continued clouds & drizzle. High in the lower 60s.
Our next cold front comes through tomorrow, with rain, especially on Friday afternoon. With the blast of cold air that follows, we'll probably have a dry day on Saturday, and the chance of a Sunday wintry mix into the afternoon and evening. Stay tuned!