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Rape Culture: Alive and Well at Baylor Univ.

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Baylor, which generated $38.3 million in their football program in 2015-16, has failed to properly respond to a series of alleged sexual assaults that date to 2012. Yet the school hasn't heard a peep from the NCAA, even against the backdrop of a 7th Title IX federal lawsuit being filed last week, alleging a former Baylor volleyball player was drugged and gang-raped by 8 football players. School officials “enlisted current and former members” of the athletic department to contact her in hopes of dissuading “her from speaking to reporters … and (to) clear Baylor officials of any wrongdoing.” Baylor should be slapped with... the “death penalty.” Shelving the football program for a few years would send a needed message in college athletics that enabling criminal behavior for the sake of maintaining a program’s national ranking and economic power won’t be tolerated.

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