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Allegations Of Cheerleading Team's Hazing Rituals Not Quite Titillating

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(FOXNEWS) -- A cheerleading team gets suspended for a full year on accusations of hazing their freshman members ... that's got to lead to some juicy details, right?

Well, according to a report on the suspension that happened at Towson, it's not really all that sordid.

The Baltimore Sun got its hands on documents from the school outlining allegations against the team from last year. The worst part of the report appears to be accusations of giving the freshman members of the team alcohol, though it was allegedly made clear to each of them they were free to decline it.

According to the Sun story, it went like this:

The girls were told to arrive at an off-campus apartment where they were met by veteran members of the team. At the door, they were told they could say no to anything that happened once they went inside.

Once inside, the freshmen allegedly were told to choose between doing either heroin or cocaine. Note: There was no heroin or cocaine for them to do, as the report claims the veteran members then explained that they were a drug-free team and were testing them.

Alcohol, however, is alleged to have been on hand. According to the reports, the freshmen were encouraged to either funnel a beer or drink a shot. According to the investigation, they all indulged, despite being under the legal drinking age.

Next they allegedly were led to another room, blindfolded and made to wear adult diapers over their shorts. The report claims they then were led into the living room and each forced to do a short dance.

Afterward, the freshmen and veteran cheerleaders reportedly all danced together in the living room.

And then ... well, that's it, really.

Now, most schools today have an anti-hazing policy, and alcohol use pretty much always falls under that, so the school certainly was within its rights (and lessened the punishment to a semester on appeal anyway).

But that certainly doesn't sound like a scandal with legs, does it?

 

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