Conversations around campus sexual assault happen every year, highlighting evolving federal guidance for campuses, victims' rights, due process for perpetrators and changing students' drinking and hookup culture.

However, there's more to learn, and even more to implement, to create genuine change.

The red zone

Definitions of the "red zone" vary, but most refer to the first two semesters of a student's college career, and many zero in on the period between fall semester's start and Thanksgiving holiday, when some studies have found more than half of college sexual assaults occur, indicating freshmen women are at a significantly heightened risk.