5 Southern Miss Band Members Lose Scholarships Over Chant

(WSCR) Five members of the University of Southern Mississippi pep band have lost their scholarship after participating in a racially-insensitive chant during the NCAA Tournament last week.

As Kansas State’s Angel Rodriguez, a Puerto Rico native, lined up to shoot two free throws, members of the band began chanting “Where’s your green card?”

According to a report, the university released a statemented saying the five had their pep band scholarships revoked, were removed from the band and will be required to complete a two-hour cultural sensitivity training course this week.

“The students have been forthcoming, cooperative, contrite and sincerely remorseful,” USM Vice President for Student Affairs Joe Paul said in a statement. “They acted rashly and inappropriately, and now see the gravity of their words and actions.”

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  • Chips McGavin

    Its about Rican time!

  • Pete E

    Best part of this is that Puerto Ricans do not need green cards… These students should be required to take a history class.

  • Mike Hunt

    Just goes to show the level of intelligence in the more inbred areas of the country…

  • MrsKG

    i didn’t know that IDIOTS went to college. only in America.

  • TS


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