The beginning of a college student’s first semester, known as the “red zone,” is recognized across college campuses as a time when female students might be at an increased risk of becoming a victim to sexual assault.
But there might be other periods of risk that are not covered within the red zone time frame that stretches from the first day on campus until Thanksgiving break, said Bill Flack, an associate professor of psychology at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania.
Since 2007, Flack has been conducting annual surveys on college campus sexual assault.
“All campuses should be doing climate surveys,” he said. “Not that local numbers are perfect, but they are… Read more