Drugs can affect the user’s mindset and thought process which can lead to unintentional actions. In the article, “Loneliness and Suicidal Ideation in Drug-Using College Students,” states that “prevalence rates for collegiate drug use from the Monitoring the Future study suggest that 37% of college students have used a drug besides alcohol.” It also found that “college students who use drugs are at risk for a number of negative outcomes” (Lamis 630). The facts prove that drug use is a problem in college students. Campus carry should be banned because students taking drugs and having an altered mentality can lead them involved in a dangerous situation if that person has a concealed handgun license or if the concealed handgun gets in the hands of someone that has an altered mentality.
It looks scary how vulnerable the survivor can be at the time of assault. However, as long as the matter of violence is associated, the students at college campuses are safer than their non-college mates. Some training and education has been administrated to the students for awareness about the violence and sexual assaults. Even, with increased training and education, most of the college campuses have much longer way to go for decreasing the intensity and number of assaults and the incidents have immense negative impact on the society and people around us.
There's others that have a opinion that the drinking age should be lowered to 18. Many of this reasons that i am going to talk about being why the drinking age should be lowered to 18. To start with many colleges and universities often argue that the legal drinking age should be 18 because outlawing alcohol consumption in the colleges for those under 21 has caused many serious problems in many campuses. These colleges and universities say that allowing alcohol consumption legally might help cut cut down many rapes and deaths of this college students who are binge drinking.
Leniency in the Courtroom Rape is considered a hateful crime and can cause the offender to be sentenced to an average of five to fifteen years (Berman). According to Sara J. Berman, professor at Concord Law School, “rape is nonconsensual sexual intercourse; it is often committed through force, threats, or fear” (Berman). Sexual assault and harassment are widespread issues that affect people of all ages and sexes. It is not to be taken lightly but in recent cases, it has been. In a very recent case, college student Brock Turner was convicted of three felony counts of sexual abuse.
1. Lisa Wade explores the culture of sex within college campuses and how it has impacted the lives of the students she has researched in her book American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus. A major issue that she probes is the fact that her students are lonely and not in a physical way, but rather a mental way. The presence of hookup culture is causing students to feel out of place, unempowered, and objectified based on their traits. This peer pressure is undoubtedly inflicting objective harm causing students to feel unhappy (Wade 18).
Recently, the biggest outrage of discrimination has been by police brutality towards innocent black or minority citizens. According to the Washington Post, 908 people have been assaulted, shot, and brutally murdered by police in 2016, most of which are native American, black, or Hispanic. The 14th amendment’s purpose is meant to protect all citizens of the United States, disregarding race, but why has no justice been served to the deaths of these innocent
This would lead to more students not focusing on their school work, peer pressure would also begin to affect students, if they could get alcohol from peers. This could eventually give every student in the school access to alcohol. A article on ProCon.org states, “ Seventy-seven percent of Americans would go against lowering the drinking age.” This could lead to more protests and attacks, and more schools would protest against the lower age. With problems already occurring with terrorist attacks, we do not need more attacks just about
Poor performance in work, and in school has increased due to alcohol consumption. Alcohol is implicated in more than 40 percent of all college academic problems and in 28 percent of all college dropouts. (3) When consuming alcohol it increases the incapability of an teenagers brain to function properly in the classroom. Moreover this effect will cost them valuable time in the classroom, that is needed to be attentive. Teens in school who are under age to drink are more likely to act disobedient in school, and say that school is a waste of time.
Racism: Should It Be The Reason To Abandon Students? Freedom Writers written and directed by Richard LaGravenese , based on the book, The Freedom Writers Diary, by The Freedom Writers with Erin Gruwell .“At 16, I’ve probably witnessed more dead bodies than a mortician,” says a Woodrow Wilson High School student, before matter-of-factly describing a life in which gang and domestic violence are everyday occurrences.1 Racism , that is, basing on racial, people are divided into different social classes. Racism not only be the reason to prejudice students, but also be the root of violence. As Eva says: “schools are like the city and the city is just like a person, all of them divided into separate sections, depending on tribes.”
Guns on campus would lead to an increased number of suicide and mental health issues. “In a 2010 survey of students by the American College Health Association, 45.6 percent of students surveyed reported feeling that things were hopeless and 30.7 percent reported feeling so depressed that it was difficult to function during the past 12 months. While depression and anxiety consistently rank as the most common mental disorders treated at college counseling centers, an often overlooked but equally serious problem is the rising number of students struggling with eating disorders, substance abuse, and self-injury.” (American Psychological
According to Main in ¨Underage Drinking and the Drinking Age” from the Policy Review, lowering the drinking age to eighteen from twenty-one would increase the harsh effects that are currently impacting our society and our military. Main insists that the United States should not get rid of the laws that set 21 as the mandatory minimum age for drinking, known as the ¨21 laws.¨ Although there are laws and severe consequences for those who drink under the age of 21, underage drinking is a huge concern, especially at college. When the undergraduates binge drink, drinking five or more alcoholic drinks on one occasion, they not only have the potential to hurt themselves, but also their peers. For example, over 474,000 students have unprotected sex,
Mr. Chairman, judges, ladies and gentleman, todays motion is the oppositions of the current drinking age. We believe the drinking age should be lowered. First, the current alcohol culture is lethal to many young adults. Many college professors would argue the same point.
Depression is the number one mental illness on college campuses, something that many people do not know. The stress that college students are placed under can cause depression and other mental health issues, such as anxiety, eating disorders, self harm, and other clinical mental health conditions. The majority of college campuses have counseling centers for students who need them, but they are underused due to social stigmas against seeking help. A PSA consisting of a thirty second video and a poster was created, using the influential psychological principles of social proof, similarity, vividness, high controlling language, and scarcity. The goal of this PSA is to inform people about the prevalence of depression and other mental health conditions
Binge drinking has become a major problem with many college students on campus. This is because of numerous universities ' grounds that abstain from taking a gander at the issues of club and sorority that partake in gatherings that has a craving for drinking is the most ideal approach to have a fabulous time. So as to eliminate binge drinking on school grounds is to get more instructors, senior members, and grounds security to get more include with their students. This can be through gatherings and counseling 's, to talk about the influences of binge drinking and what has on their wellbeing and their future in school. This will help students to comprehend that liquor misuse is a negative response to their future and
Every day, 93 people die from gun violence. Thirty two of these people are murdered, fifty eight kill themselves, one is killed unintentionally, one is killed by police intervention, and the last intent is unknown (Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence). Weapons all across the world are used for the wrong reason every single day, which causes many issues for schools, public places, and even at home. Allowing guns on college campuses would lead to numerous complications. Some people, however, do believe that allowing guns on college campuses would be necessary for students to feel safe or for self defense.