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Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and My Space allow students to make new friends, and potentially find their spouse.Date rape, violence, and sexual harassment are also very common occurrences on college and university campuses.

Lavaliering is a "pre-engagement" engagement that is a tradition in the Greek life of college campuses.Between 15 and 25 percent of women experience date rape during their enrollment, and victims of abuse come from every race and gender.Another potential form of harassment can be seen in professor–student relationships; even though the student may be of the age to consent, they might be coerced into sexual encounters due to the hope of boosting their grades or receiving a recommendation from the professor.Supporters of trigger warnings say they serve to help students who may be upset if a text reminds them of a personal traumatic experience.However critics such as Mary Beard, a Professor of Classics at Cambridge, say allowing students to avoid learning about traumatic episodes of history and literature is "fundamentally dishonest".A Cambridge University student who was filmed burning a £20 note in front of a homeless man will return to university this autumn after penning a letter of apology.

Ronald Coyne, who has claimed he is related to Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, taunted a homeless person by setting fire to the note after he asked for change back in February.

For the effect that my behaviour had on you as a community, I am also sorry.” The incident triggered widespread indignation at the time and more than 23,000 people signed a petition for him to be expelled from the university.

The pupil said he had been subject to abuse in the midst of the media uproar, saying: “When the media commentary flared up, strangers sent piles of abusive mail to my family home threatening me with violence, and chemical attacks.

Just after the incident, Mr Davies told Cambridge News of how Mr Coyne mocked him after he asked bystanders if they could spare any change. Just plain nasty.” At the time the Cambridge University Conservative Association (CUCA) committee told : "CUCA unequivocally condemns the actions of Ronald Coyne and revoked his membership once the committee was made aware of the incident." Burning a £50 note is rumoured to be an initiation ceremony for the Bullingdon Club at Oxford University which was attended by ex-PM David Cameron, former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, and current Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

He said the teenager said: “How’s that for change, I’ve changed it into flames.” Mr Davies, who had been homeless for three months, said: “He says let’s see what I’ve got and pulls out a £20 note and went to pass it to me. But then he pulled it back and lit it, burnt it and he says 'How's that for change, I’ve changed it into flames’.

Academics have criticised "trigger warnings" after Cambridge University students were warned about "potentially distressing topics" in plays by Shakespeare.