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Harvard soccer team suspended over 'sexist' report

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>> The men's soccer team at Harvard University suspended, after accusations of sexually degrading women players. University officials found the team had continually participated, in a sexually explicit report. Where they circulated pictures of women, freshman players and rated them on their looks. They also noted which sexual positions the women in question, would prefer.
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The team which ranks number one in The Ivy League, has been benched for the rest of the season and will not participate in any Championships.>> And the fact that Harvard's not anything at all, is really kinda speaks to their commitment to make it an exclusive campus.>> The school newspaper, The Harvard Crimson, first uncovered the 2012 documents last week.
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Prompting an investigation that found the tradition, had continued until now. Harvard's president called the behavior, appalling and completely unacceptable. The six women who were the subject of the report, also wrote an op ed earlier this week saying quote "we can not change the past, but we are asking you to help us now and in the future.".
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This comes as colleges across the US are trying to raise awareness, on sexual assaults on campus.