University suspends cheer team over hazing allegations
March 21, 2021
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The University of Central Oklahoma has suspended its cheer team for the rest of the school year amid reports of hazing on the squad, the school said Saturday.
In addition to the suspension, the team won't be allowed to participate in any national competition for two years, University President Patti Neuhold-Ravikumar said in a statement.
Neuhold-Ravikumar said she couldn't go into detail about the hazing because of student privacy laws, but that hazing has no place at the university and won't be tolerated.
Individual team members who participated in the hazing may fac...