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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Sexual abusers win trust, then manipulate victims

    We're always shocked and saddened to hear that a young child or teenager has been sexually abused, and the recently reported alleged incidents at a Columbia climbing gym are no exception. But the sexual abuse of children is more common than you may think....
  • Four steps to stop the next Jerry Sandusky

    Four steps to stop the next Jerry Sandusky
    Friday's conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on dozens of counts of child sex abuse — allegations of which other university officials failed to report to law enforcement years ago — is a stark reminder...
  • Cain's problem: Incompetence, not sexual harassment

    This whole scandal over Herman Cain's alleged sexual harassment of women during the 1990s is driving me crazy because the media is insisting on covering this story instead of properly vetting the candidates. Mr. Cain recently was on C-span to debate...
  • We all have a responsibility to report child abuse

    Elie Wiesel once famously wrote, "We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." Sadly, as we learned again this week at Penn State University, silence among...
  • Children must be better protected

    As news coverage begins to move away from the allegations of sexual abuse of young boys at Penn State University, we are seeing new allegations of sexual abuse of young boys in the basketball program at Syracuse University ("Longtime assistant at Syracuse...
  • How much has Fine damaged Syracuse?

    What is Boeheim's role? Mike Anthony Hartford Courant Any damage to Syracuse, or more specifically its basketball program, will come down to whether head coach Jim Boeheim faces any fallout. Assistant coach Bernie Fine is out. Good. The program can...
  • Blockbuster to pay $2 million to settle discrimination suit

    Blockbuster Inc. has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle a lawsuit in which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused the retailer of subjecting female employees to sexual harassment, the agency's Baltimore office said Wednesday. The...
  • Annapolis Area Christian School superintendent steps down

    Annapolis Area Christian School officials said Monday that they are looking for a new superintendent after George J.W. Lawrence Jr. stepped down amid a lawsuit brought by three former employees accusing him of sexual harassment and retaliation. In...
  • Should NCAA, others honor Joe Paterno?

    Inadequate response Mark Wogenrich The Morning Call To honor Joe Paterno is not to endorse child molestation. Poring through pages and pages of statements issued upon the former Penn State coach's death, I found many celebrating Paterno's life and...
  • Saluting the rapists: America's culture of silence on sex

    Saluting the rapists: America's culture of silence on sex
    Remember that awkward silence that fell across the nation back in '94 when Bill Clinton's surgeon general used the M-word? Jocelyn Elders, speaking at an AIDS conference at the U.N. about reducing the risk of sexually transmitted disease, said that...
  • Sexual assault reports double at the Naval Academy

    The number of sexual assaults reported at the Naval Academy doubled during the 2010-2011 academic year, as did the percentage of female midshipmen reporting unwanted sexual contact, according to a report released Tuesday by the Defense Department. The...
  • Sexual assaults are up at Naval Academy – or are they?

    Sexual assaults are up at Naval Academy – or are they?
    Reports of sexual assaults at the Naval Academy doubled last year, the fourth straight year the number has increased, according to the Defense Department. But do the findings of the Pentagon report on sexual harassment and assaults mean that such...