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University of Montana in the Press

University of Montana Bill allowing firearms on college campuses concerns students-3/10/15 “"Because it's an association with the university and because there are a lot of students there and maybe not the best decisions being made and under the influence of alcohol, guns probabl.y shouldn't be there either,"”
University of Montana Alcohol education now mandatory at all Montana universities-8/29/14 “The new program, AlcoholEdu, was developed by EverFi and is being implemented by the Montana University System at schools this fall.”

Recent Alcohol-Related Tragedies involving University of Montana Students

Jennifer "Jenna" Ness, 20, June 29, 2010, University of Montana How and why?

Jennifer lost her life after she slipped and fell 25 feet from a building in downtown Missoula after celebrating the birthdays of two friends.  She was scaling a fire escape and was trying to climb atop a roof behind two downtown bars when she fell and landed on her head.  Friends reported that Jennifer had been drinking before the risky climb.

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