The Tribune - Aware Awake Alive at Cal Poly’s WOW

San Luis de Obispo's local Paper The Tribune reports that this year, Aware Awake Alive spoke with Cal Poly’s Week of Welcome and housing orientation leaders, educating students on the dangers of binge drinking and alcohol poisoning. Videos on Carson Starkey’s story were shown to new students, and WOW leaders discussed the late freshman’s story with new students. The team also gave out bracelets and refrigerator magnets for the “Aware Awake Alive” campaign and informed students on symptoms of alcohol poisoning — confusion, hypothermia, paleness and loss of consciousness.

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Scott Starkey, center, and Julia Starkey, third from right, were on campus at Cal Poly during WOW to promote their nonprofit organization and spread awareness of the dangers of excessive drinking.