By Brian Duggan and Jessica Estepa Article
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007
Reported that University of Nevada, Reno student Mike Pietrzak was declared brain dead after he fell down a flight of stairs in an off-campus house. According to police, Pietrzak was drinking alcohol before the Nevada-UNLV game and then went to the off-campus house where he continued to drink with five friends watching a football game on television. Police said that Mike's blood alcohol content was well above the legal limit.
Reported on Michael Pietrzak's death after a fall.
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Binge drinking rising on campuses Article
By Jessica Estepa
Tuesday, October 9th, 2007
Reported that Michael Pietrzak's fate was just one of many such tragedies related to alcohol abuse by college students. The article cited the following facts from the report, “Wasting the Best and Brightest: Substance Abuse at America’s Colleges and Universities,” rby the National Center on Addiction:
A survey of University of Nevada, Reno students revealed the following:
Brian Duggan and Clint Demeritt contributed to this report.
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