Cornell University officials say the college’s oldest all-male a capella group has been permanently dismissed from campus for hazing that included requiring new members to put Icy Hot muscle cream on their genitals.
According to the Ivy League school’s website on hazing, Cayuga’s Waiters initially were suspended two weeks into the 2016 fall semester for hazing that also included requiring members to sit naked in ice baths and making them run up and down a street and then consume food. The hazing website says during an investigation group members admitted the hazing had been going on for at least 10 years.
Seven upper-level students were referred to the Office of the Judicial Administrator for individual violations under the code related to actions while a member of the organization. The matters have since been resolved.