Parents, Schools Worry This Viral TikTok Trend Will Come to Idaho
We all know that antiquated phrase "kids these days"--right? Here's an update on what the kids these days are up to, allegedly!
In a recent national news report from the University of Massachusetts Amherst--a viral TikTok party trend has been a real problem on campus. Students are drinking from 'borgs'--otherise known as 'Blackout Rage Gallons' and they contain a mixture of water, hard alcohol and electrolyte supplements.
We did some digging through TikTok and found plenty of 'Borg' videos--one guy even shows you how to make them.
Now let's take a look at this viral trend that has parents and officials worried about:
This TikTok Trend Has Idaho Schools & Parents Worried
Would you ever try something like this? It might be dangerous!
According to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a total of 28 ambulances were called to off-campus parties over the last weekend and officials are attributing this to the 'Borg' trend--where many students joke that after finishing one, they remember nothing about the night the next day.
Here's a look at a Borg video from TikTok, below:
@icarlyfromcollege Welcome to borg olympics #fyp #college #borg #drinkinggamesss #getfit #mashup #chipsgottalent ♬ im shmacked - jack foley
@timthetankofficial How To Make BORG (Black Out Rage Gallon) #fyp #borges #mio #vodka #lifehack #drink #college #party ♬ original sound - timthetankofficial
In a significantly less dangerous fashion, another drink, labeled 'dirty', has taken Idaho TikTok by storm--check this one out:
The 'Dirty' TikTok Trend Taking Idaho By Storm
Have you ever had a drink of 'Dirty Soda'? What a concept. Here's a look at a Boise TikTok with well over 1 million views!