I initially started this post a few weeks ago but wasn’t really feeling it so I put it aside for a later date. Well, in light of recent events at the University of Texas Austin, I think now is a perfect time to bring up this topic: staying safe in college. You learn a lot at college orientation and maybe it’s something I missed by commuting my first year, but I don’t remember anyone ever really talking about staying safe in college… until after something bad had already happened.
Unfortunately, we live in a society that is more reactive rather than being proactive. But that doesn’t mean that those of you who are still in college can’t learn a thing or two about staying safe on your college campus. I may have made my fair share of mistakes in college (read this + this if you don’t know what I’m talking about) but staying safe in college wasn’t something I took lightly. Here are a few tips on staying safe in college: