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Marquette University Red Watch Band program proactively educates students on avoiding alcohol-related problems-2/25/16 “Facilitators then teach students the warning signs of an alcohol overdose – inability to wake up, vomiting while sleeping, slow breathing and cold or clammy skin – and how to intervene.”
Marquette University Colleges and sexual assault-8/24/11 Reports on inaction by Marquette University when sexual assault is alleged.  “Law enforcement and campus officials respond that student-on-student sexual assault cases are difficult to pursue. Often alcohol or other drugs are involved and there are conflicting accounts of whether sexual contact was consensual.”
Marquette University NCAA Grant Provides Alcohol Awareness Campaign At Marquette-8/17/11 “Marquette’s 2009 Core Drug and Alcohol Survey showed that 85.4% of students drink, while 70% of underage students drink.”
Marquette University Wild holds forum with MUSG-11/21/13 “In August 2012, Marquette updated its alcohol policy by instituting fines. The goal of the change was to supports students’ physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.”
Marquette EDITORIAL: University attempt to change drinking culture may contribute to low reports-10/3/13 “The latest anti-drinking campaigns have focused not on valuing Marquette’s drinking culture by drinking safely, but on encouraging students to shy away from alcohol.”
Marquette University UMass plans workshop for students who misbehave off-campus-9/11/13 ” Marquette University has a program that’s a little bit different. Marquette University Dean of Students Dr. Stephanie Quade and sophomore L…. H….. join the Studio A team to talk about it.”

Recent Alcohol-Related Tragedies involving Marquette University Students

Andrew Cate Carr, 21, June 11, 2013, Marquette University- attending John Cabot University (Rome) More Information Andrew lost his life while studying abroad in Rome. Andrew fell while walking on a wall bordering the Tiber River early in the morning.   Reports stated that Andrew and friends were drinking in bars prior to the fatal fall.  
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