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Violence, crime and alcohol at UMass

Monday, April 7, 2008

Today marked the first in a series of articles examining the relationship between drinking and violence on the University of Massachusetts campus in Amherst.

With a semester so far marked with extreme cases of violence and crime involving students and student athletes, both on campus and in the surrounding community, reporters and editors at the Daily Collegian have sought to explore the correlation between the two, and if any such relationship exists.

Let us know what you think, either by commenting below, responding to one of our stories or even e-mailing the news section. Share your experiences and tell your own stories, or give us some well-deserved criticism. No matter what your opinion, stay tuned all week for updates examing University policy regarding drinking and crime, drunk driving on and off campus, and how crime statistics are gathered at both UMass and other private institutions.

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