Reported sexual assault rate detailed
According to an article in the Green Bay Press-Gazette, UW-Green Bay has the highest rate of reported sexual assaults in the UW System. The newspaper used data from the U.S. Department of Education. Susan Lockwood, director of the Sexual Assault Center of Family Services on Northeastern Wisconsin, says higher numbers don’t always indicate a problem. Rather, she says it may be an indicator that awareness programs are working. UW-Green Bay police chief Randy Christopherson told the newspaper that the numbers don’t mean more assaults are taking place, but that students feel more comfortable reporting them. Click here to read the article.
Emotions about alleged assault mixed
Last week, the Green Bay Press-Gazette interviewed several students about the alleged sexual assault. Some told the reporter that they are being more careful and looking out for their friends more. Others said they are waiting to hear the entire story before making any judgment. Read the article.