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Phillips: In the #MeToo era, go beyond separating the art from the artist

Ruby Phillips, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 29, 2018

I grew up watching “The Cosby Show.” I wanted to be as cool as Denise, as cute as Rudy and as classy as Clair. I cannot emphasize enough how important the Cosby legacy is for so many generations of black people: To see a middle-class...

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...

Martinez: Ansari allegations should not be dismissed in #MeToo conversation

Marissa Martinez, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018

Please be advised that this column contains reference to sexual assault and rape. Sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein rocked Hollywood. Weinstein’s history of using power and influence against dozens of women...

Hume: Northwestern’s elite liberalism detracts from dialogue, creates exclusion

Jack Hume, Op-Ed Contributor

January 19, 2018

Northwestern is one of the best places in the world to think, learn and contribute. Our school’s resources — its location, endowment, faculty and students — are a potent combination of strengths that lead the way in making ste...