WHAT'S ALL THE BUZZ ABOUT?

The slow economy over the last year or so has led many consumers to reassess their purchasing behavior. But college students aren't among them.Students say their current and planned purchases remain strong, with no reported changes in shopping, entertainment, apparel and travel plans, according to Student Monitor's Fall 2001 Lifestyle & Media Report. Their Internet spending alone amounted to a record

The slow economy over the last year or so has led many consumers to reassess their purchasing behavior. But college students aren't among them.

Students say their current and planned purchases remain strong, with no reported changes in shopping, entertainment, apparel and travel plans, according to Student Monitor's Fall 2001 Lifestyle & Media Report. Their Internet spending alone amounted to a record $1.4 billion last year, a $300 million increase from 2000, according to Student

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