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Jonathon Romero Module 7 Pg. 112 questions 1. The facts relating to the death of Dante Lewis are that he died from alcohol poisoning, he was pronounced dead upon arriving at the hospital, he was a student at the community college, he was the second death in two years at the college from alcohol poisoning, 9-1-1 was not called until 6:15 a.m., and the apartment complex where he was found has been warned in the past about discouraging parties where alcoholic beverages are served to minors. These are facts and not claims because they are verifiable and come from a newspaper which more than likely fact checked the article before publishing it. 2. There are several fallacies in the letters to the editor. Trevor Ryan makes the assumption that all the students that live at Aspen Commons hold the same
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Unformatted text preview: belief as him. Carlos Cordova makes the assumption that had he stayed up he could have prevented Dante’s death. Ross Riley shifts the guilt off of himself by making the assumption that the apartment complex is just a place to live and shouldn’t be held responsible for its tenant’s actions. Dr. Ruby Pinnel assumes that just because students binge drink that means they don’t know the dangers or the risks it can have. Rufus Usner makes the assumption that the party’s that keep him up at night are all thrown by young people. Sergeant Rick fuller assumes that the rise in alcohol-related crimes is the fault of the students at the community college. These assumptions are a mixture of right and wrong but ultimately they are unable to be proven with the data provided....
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