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Baylor University

Activists demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylor

A candlelight vigil to protest Baylor University's response to campus sexual violence drew scores of demonstrators to the street in front of the university president's home Monday night.

About 100 people participated in the vigil in front of President Kenneth Starr's home. The group then marched to a brief prayer service outside Baylor's Truett Seminary.

The protest comes after ESPN reported earlier this month that three students 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.

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