I’m avidly following the recent Baylor University Football saga – rape, actively hiding player sexual misconduct, firing the coach, AD quitting, Ken Starr’s status up in the air…. All of it is very interesting, especially to someone like me with a daughter who is starting to look at colleges.
Baylor University has been a family tradition. Four very close relatives graduated from Baylor. My daughter was seriously considering Baylor as a potential college. I’m so glad she doesn’t have to decide until we find out more about this entire scandal.
Would I be worried about her attending Baylor? Definitely . But I’ll be just as worried with any school she chooses. In fact, you might be able to argue that for the next several years Baylor will be one of the safest schools she could possibly attend since everyone will be hyper-vigilant about any hint of sexual misconduct by a male student.
What really worries me is what could be happening at other schools. There is no way you can convince me that somehow, by some quirk of fate, Baylor got ALL of the deviants and rapists. Methinks that other colleges are just doing a better job of hiding their football team’s problems. Continue reading “The Baylor Scandal”