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  • Affirmative consent should be the standard

    Affirmative consent should be the standard
    Some defense-minded law professors and others have criticized revised college sexual misconduct policies that shift the definition of sexual assault from involuntary sexual relations to a lack of affirmative consent. But affirmative consent is the right standard. It best protects an individual's autonomy and is the best way for someone to know if a partner is engaging in sex voluntarily. Ambiguity should be seen as sexual assault. Ambiguity is not permissible in other contexts: When I don't respond to the panhandler, I certainly am not consenting to the removal of my wallet. It is also the proper standard because two people shouldn't be engaging in activity that risks having a child if they can't even communicate the word "yes" to each other.
  • Consumer Reports: Donations That Require A Purchase

    "A portion of proceeds" of adorable wild pony Christmas ornaments by Roost go to Return to Freedom, a wild horse sanctuary. "One hundred percent of profits" of a special Smock card supports the Pesticide Action Network. According to Consumer Reports, the...

    Plank's relationship with UMD is multilayered

    Plank's relationship with UMD is multilayered
    When the University of Maryland committed to joining the Big Ten Conference, media pundits speculated that Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank played a key role behind the scenes. Two years later, Plank wants to set the record straight. "These decisions were...

    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon
    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, a retired orthopedic surgeon who had been a partner with Towson Orthopaedic Associates, died Oct. 6 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Lutherville resident was 82. The son of Allan A. Morrison,...

    19% of female University of Oregon students cite sex attacks, survey says

    Nearly 1 in 5 female students at the University of Oregon have been raped or experienced an attempted rape while attending the school, according to a new study, but few said they reported sexual attacks to the authorities. The data come from an online...