The Daily Northwestern

Phillips: Aziz Ansari situation highlights need to readdress our understanding of consent

Ruby Phillips, Columnist

January 23, 2018

In the past few weeks, I have found myself engaged in several conversations with my friends, family and even coworkers about the culture of sex and dating today. I’ve heard questions like: Why is it so hard to say no? Why do...

Letter to the Editor: Consent is a simple concept

C.K. Egbert

October 6, 2014

Editor’s Note: This Letter to the Editor is in response to a column published in Friday’s print edition, titled “Know the true meaning of consent before you hook up I would like to offer the following response to "knowing th...