Consumer Law

A Cheerleader is Suing Northwestern After Repeatedly Being Harassed

A Northwestern cheerleader is suing the university, saying she was groped by drunken fans and alumni at school-sanctioned events and administrators tried to cover up her complaints.

Hayden Richardson details repeated instances where she says she was harassed in a federal lawsuit filed in the Northern District of Illinois. She alleges the team’s cheer coach at the time — Pam Bonnevier — required female cheerleaders to “mingle” with powerful donors to help the school bring in more money.

“My dignity was taken away when the school allowed grown men to sexually assault me,” Richardson says.

Read the source article at nbcchicago.com

Leave a Review or Comment

Back to top button