Stanford University has been in the spotlight over the past several days as a former student athlete was sentenced to six months of jail time for sexual assault, rather than the maximum sentence of 14 years.

The university, in a statement about the case, said officials did everything they could at the time of the assault. They reached out to the woman who was assaulted. They banned the perpetrator from campus. Police investigated immediately.

But the crime committed by former student Brock Turner has come to be seen, in part, as an extension of Stanford’s culture, which has been the topic of national conversation for months. Read more…

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