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University of Nevada, Reno


University of Nevada, Reno in the Press

University of Nevada, Reno Group pushes for late-night campus events-2/9/10 Students arrange no alcohol gatherings.

Recent Alcohol-Related Tragedies involving University of Nevada, Reno Students

Derek Kyle Jensen, 23, October 27, 2007, University of Nevada, Reno How and why? Police said Taukitoku, Manu and two teen relatives crashed a party at a Heatheridge Lane home rented by UNR students. Authorities said the shootings stemmed from Taukitoku bumping into UNR basketball player Tyrone Hanson on the dance floor, resulting in their beating of Hanson.  "Then, shots rang out, and three boys were dead." 
Mike Pietrzak, September 29, 2007, University of Nevada-Reno How and Why? Michael had gone to the UNR football game on Saturday with some friends and later returned to their home on 15th Street. He was fatally injured after a fall down some stairs.  His friends reported that the group had been drinking,
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