"The phenomenon known as date rape has existed for a long time, but in recent years it has become an important issue on many college campuses," (Kirszner and Mandell 2001, 537). Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide.
Parents are understandably worried about their daughters and their whereabouts in a new environment, thus San Diego State University will do their part in making sure their students live in a safe environment.
Boys constantly measure themselves against the societal standard of masculinity. "Having sex with a woman is one way a boy becomes a man," (Paglia 2001, 539).
San Diego State University will do their part in trying to help prevent date rape.
When the victim wakes up, she will have no recollection of being sexually assaulted, making it difficult to report the perpetrator.
Since the perpetrator will walk away unaccused, he will repeatedly do the same thing to many other girls.
Drugs like Gamma Hydroxybutyrate, Rohypnol, and Ketamine are known as date rape drugs that cause loss of motor coordination, slurred speech, fatigue, confusion, and amnesia.
Although SDSU discourages alcohol consumption, it is strongly suggested that students watch their drinks at all times. Men who carry a stereotype that women are weak or incapable of speaking for themselves often will not respect a woman's issues with regard to sex.
Students should never drink from a punch bowl or anything that is open; it is better and safer to use closed bottles or cans and open them themselves.
To prevent from letting it get to the point where the woman cannot leave the room, she should make herself clearly understood from the start what her intentions are. "Each year, young women leave the security of their familiar surroundings and attend colleges and universities in distant cities and location," (Romeo 2004). "American University Erupts Over Date Rape: Girls Who Get Drunk At Frat Parties 'Responsible' For Date Rape, Says Student Newspaper." Abc News.
"Even the most callow youth is capable of understanding the difference between resistance and genuine fear; between a half-hearted 'no we shouldn't' and tears or screams; between a woman who is physically free to leave a room and one who is being physically restrained" (Jacoby 2002, 546). Female college students are feeling more vulnerable than ever, being as they are away from home.
They should say no when they are asked to do something that makes them uncomfortable. 2001."It's a Jungle Out There." In Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide, edited by Laurie G. Parents are understandably worried about their daughters and their whereabouts in a new environment, thus San Diego State University will do their part in making sure their students live in a safe environment.