Sexual Assault on College Campuses
The “Red Zone” on College Campuses
The “Red Zone” on college campuses is the first six weeks of the semester in which sexual assault rates are the highest. Freshman are settling into college life and, in most cases, consuming a lot of alcohol. As a result, a spike in instances of sexual assault occurs. This can be a frightening time for college students, particularly females. Luckily, there are ways to educate yourself about sexual assault on college campuses. First, get to know the facts. Second, learn how to protect yourself. Finally, learn what resources are at your disposal if you or a friend has become a victim of sexual assault.