Evaulative and definitional argument date rape

Evaulative and definitional argument date rape - Who's...

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Who’s next? Everyone has heard the story that involves alcohol, a pretty girl, and a crowded frat party. It is every mother of young girl’s worst nightmare. It can be found at any college campus nationwide. It is an awful and scary thing that can happen to any girl who happens to make a stupid decision. Is there anyway to prevent the next pretty girl from becoming victim to the hormones and ego of a young Delta Tau Chi? Is there anyway to prevent the drunken girl at the club from going home with the wrong guy? Is there anyway to prevent the girl walking back to her dorm by herself from being fallowed and raped? Here at the University of South Carolina, the female student population is not in the clear when it comes to the dangers of rape. From the sketchy thirty year old men at the clubs to the homeless people walking around Five Points, and to fellow classmates that might have had just a little too much to drink, the female students residing in Columbia need to be aware of the potential risks. The most effective way to prevent rape at the University of South Carolina is to educate USC students of the dangers present, to teach safer drinking methods, to encourage victims to report their assault and to have more security on campus specializing in date rape safety. Rape is a universal problem. Sexual offenders can and are anywhere across the globe. Young college students are particularly vulnerable because of risky behaviors students participate in repetitively. In 2004 alone, Columbia, South Carolina, had a reported 74 rapes, or 62.3 per 100,000 people (Crime Statistics). The University of South Carolina has a total of 17,781 degree-seeking undergrads (USC: At a Glance). If The University of South Carolina follows the trend of the city it is in, there should be an expected eleven reported rapes at USC in 2006 alone. It would be irresponsible for the USC administration, campus police, and students
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not to identify the problem at hand; female USC students’ health and well being are in grave danger. The University of South Carolina must take quick and precise action to battle the ongoing threat of rape at USC. The University of South Carolina must first provide formal lectures about the dangers and threat of rape to promote awareness among students. Students who have been victims of rape should be encouraged to report their attackers. Campus police must better be prepared about the signs and signals that a rapist displays prior to taking action. There should be a specialized branch of Campus police that deals specifically with rape issues locally. Students should be taught to drink responsibly through formal education programs such as AlcoholEDU, an effective, contemporary, computer-based program dealing with responsible drinking, which the Beta Delta chapter of Delta Zeta at the University of South Carolina requires their new
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Butler during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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