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Baylor University

Activists to demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylor

Activists planned a candlelight vigil Monday night outside the home of Baylor University's president to protest what they regard as the university's weak policing of sexual misconduct, particularly by student athletes.

The prayer vigil follows an ESPN report earlier this month about three students who said the Southern Baptist-affiliated university in Waco failed to act on allegations that they were sexually assaulted by a former football player later convicted in one of those cases.

The group Survivor's Stand was promoting the Monday night vigil and urged sexual assault survivors or those who know one to gather outside Albritton House on the Baylor campus.