Stanford Band Suspended from Travelling

Stanford Band found to have breached University policies

The Stanford Band have been suspended from attending away games for the 2015-2016 season. Following the publication of the report an investigation into the conduct of the band the punishment has been handed down by university officials after…

“The investigation found that, on several occasions, the band violated university policies regarding alcohol, controlled substances, hazing and/or sexual harassment. Violations included a tradition in which a band member was given an alcoholic concoction intended to make that individual vomit publicly; an annual trip in which some band members used illegal substances; and a band selection process in which individuals were asked a number of inappropriate questions on sexual matters.”

The Band is in the tradition of a ‘scatter band’ and is known for it’s unusual performances and field displays.

The band will still be permitted to perform at home games and certain non athletic events.