Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Washington U Lifts Men's Soccer Team Suspension after Sexual Harassment Probe

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Washington U Lifts Men's Soccer Team Suspension after Sexual Harassment Probe

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The suspension on the Washington University men's soccer team was lifted Monday morning after a conduct investigation found the team didn't violate the school's sexual harassment policy.

The team was suspended in mid-December after the university announced the women's soccer team reported sexually explicit comments and other inappropriate, sexist behavior directed toward them by the men's team.

An investigation by the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards found that not all the men participated in the activities reported by the women's team, and that some members actively tried to "discourage this kind of behavior," according to a university statement.

It's unclear what the reported acts were. Details about conduct investigations are typically kept private at universities. …

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