Teen Rebellion- Violence on College Campuses
In every generation, there have been many advances in technology, culture, and the ways people perceive social issues. Teenage rebellion seems to have never outgrown itself. Generation after generation teens seem to go through stages of violence, ultimately leading into or starting in college. Teen rebellion is a problem that has been around ever since teenagers have and continues to be a concern to this day. The freedom that college provides is a perk of growing up but should be taken responsibly as a young adult. Parents, students, and university staff are all concerned about violence on college campuses.
The mentality of average teens is everything will be handed to me and that no work needs to be put in. Teens are considered lazy, unmotivated, self-involved, messy, smelly, and a plethora of other self-esteem killing adjectives. Usually teens are content with complacency, Teenagers themselves recognize these low expectations, and many live down to them. Realistically with more freedom comes more responsibility. In college there is no time to mess around; necessities like decent grades, a job, a license, and a car seem to be unwanted. Dating, booze, and going out, have replaced these necessities. Most people today have low expectations for teens in college.
Recently, at the University of Central Florida there was a sexual assault investigation after a call for help was made by a girl on campus. In the parking B garage, the main parking garage for freshman a girl got sexually assaulted on the first floor of the parking garage. When UCF found out they were supposed to send out a mass text to warn students, but there was a glitch so nobody received it. The guy hasn’t been caught yet, the police are still conducting investigation with the school’s security cameras. I was able to interview a student, Madeline Benson currently a sophomore at UCF. She says, “I wish I heard about it sooner, I parked in that garage....