Ohio State Marching Band Asked To Change Harmful Traditions

November 19, 2014 5:36 PM

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An "undercurrent of inappropriate behavior" inside Ohio State University's celebrated marching band was fueled by a combination of societal pressures faced by students, unclear expectations set by band leaders and ineffective university oversight, according to a report released Tuesday.

The report was the result of a four-month review by a task force enlisted by the university in the wake of the controversial firing of band director Jonathan Waters over the summer.

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