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Semantics and policy: which word would you use? (survey)

April 2, 2013

As we mentioned last week, the Student Policy Committee is in the midst of reviewing the college’s sexual assault policy. One aspect of this policy revolves around the idea of sober, verbal consent.

Student Policy Committee is exploring what the word sober means in "sober, verbal, yes."  If the committee were to eliminate the word "sober," what word best describes someone who is NOT capable of giving consent? Click here to vote on their suggestions or leave your own; responses are anonymous.