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Sep 10, 2013

Towson shortens punishment for cheerleading team

WASHINGTON — Towson University has lessened the punishment of its cheerleading team after the squad was initially suspended for the entire academic year because of hazing allegations, the school announced Tuesday. The Maryland university said the team will now be on social probation for the fall semester, which means it can practice but not participate […]

Aug 30, 2013

Towson U. cheerleading team suspended for hazing

Towson University officials say they’ve suspended the school’s national championship-winning cheerleading team for the academic year for violating the school’s hazing policies. Deb Moriarty, vice president for student affairs, says the school launched an investigation earlier this month after receiving an anonymous tip. Moriarty declined to give details about the allegations. The[...]

Aug 7, 2012

Cheering is not a sport, appellate court affirms

HARTFORD, Conn. — A federal appeals court has ruled that colleges cannot count competitive cheerleading as a sport when trying to comply with gender-equity requirements, upholding a U.S. District Court decision against Quinnipiac University. In a decision released Tuesday, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that competitive cheerleading does not yet meet the […]

Jun 18, 2012

Shattuck, Wilen join Baltimore School for the Arts board

Molly Shattuck and Jack Wilen have been added to the 2012-2013 Board of Overseers at the Baltimore School for the Arts. Shattuck, a long-time BSA supporter, is returning to the board after a year in an advisory capacity. Shattuck is the founder of the Vibrant Living Philosophy, which helps people create and maintain a healthy […]

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