Day 194: Expectations

Here is my inspiration:

An email came to my student account today. It was about the gang-related assaults going on in Eugene around the campus area. Here is the link to the story it was talking about. The email itself wasn’t that bad, but it had a list of things to do so you can do prevent assault. I just wonder why we don’t get a list of things not to do to others.

Here is how to “keep safe” :

  • Before leaving your residence let someone you trust know your plans.
  • Always be aware of your surroundings, and carry a fully charged cell phone in case you need to call for assistance.
  • Walk with trusted others. There is safety in numbers.
  • Be responsible and avoid risky behaviors that may influence decision-making or place you in a vulnerable position.
  •  If you see suspicious or unusual activities, distance yourself immediately.  Trust your instincts and take action to remain safe.
  • If approached by an unwelcomed individual or group, try to avoid them and go to a safe or populated location.
  • If threatened or assaulted, contact Eugene Police if off-campus and UODPS if on-campus.

Here is my photo today:

SOOC by the way : )

Here are my plans:

It’s Friday night, and I’m off to someone’s house. My phone is charged. I’m going with others. All my blog readers know that I’ll be going. I won’t do anything irresponsible. I’ve got my mace. No problem. Right?

Resources today are just the ones above!


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6 Responses to Day 194: Expectations

  1. bonniegunkel says:

    Another great photo! Love the SOOC! 🙂

    It’s really sad that the university has to send out an email like that to begin with. I seriously don’t know what is wrong with people.

    • Thanks Bonnie!!! 🙂 I am so excited that I know what SOOC means now!!

      And yeah! We get them at least a few times a month, and they don’t send them out every time they get reports of stuff like this. I don’t know what’s wrong with people either!

  2. schleefy says:

    Great SOOC. I agree with Bonnie. Something is wrong with the world and the people…..what can we do about it….??

  3. Jim Reed says:

    Great shot Whitney! I’m still reading, just haven’t had many comments lately, sorry. Big thumbs up to point #2 on the email by the way. Situational awareness is an important skill to cultivate, for a number of reasons.

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