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Minnesota State University-Moorhead  


Minnesota State University-Moorhead  in the Press

 Minnesota's Colleges Our View: Statistics on binge drinking are cause for concer-1/23/12 “The 2007-08 school year was a rough one on Minnesota's college campuses, when four young people died as a result of binge drinking. These tragedies, fortunately, prompted some constructive dialogue and aggressive action to combat underage drinking and discourage binge drinking among college students. Since then, we're not aware of a single binge-drinking fatality on a college campus in Minnesota. “

Recent Alcohol-Related Tragedies involving Minnesota State University-Moorhead Students

Patrick Kycia, September 23, 2005, Minnesota State University-Moorhead    How and why? Patrick Kycia was found dead five days after a fraternity party.  HIs body was found five days later in the Red River where he drowned.  Test showed a blood/alcohol level of  .17.  Six were arrested for supplying alcohol to minors 
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