Florida A&M University

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Family to Sue Owner of Bus where FAMU Student Died

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Florida A&M band member who died after a hazing ritual last November said they will sue the company that owns the bus where the hazing took place.

CBS Tampa–01/10/2012

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Fla. Gov. gets lesson in higher education politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott in less than a week has gotten a crash course in the state’s complicated higher education politics.

CBS Tampa–12/21/2011

The Florida A&M University marching band performs on the field prior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on Feb. 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Hazing Death Probe Uncovers Possible Fraud, Misconduct At Florida A&M

Florida authorities investigating the death of a Florida A&M University drum major say they have uncovered possible employee fraud and misconduct at the school.

12/14/2011

The Florida A&M University marching band performs on the field prior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on Feb. 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Female University Band Member Suffers Broken Leg During Hazing Ritual

Two Florida A&M University students appeared in court Tuesday and said they plan to fight charges that they beat a fellow member of the famed Marching 100 band so hard during a hazing ritual that she was left with a broken thigh.

12/13/2011

The Florida A&M University marching band performs on the field prior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on Feb. 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Florida A&M Expels 4 Students For Role In Marching Band Member’s Death

Florida A&M University said that it’s dismissing four students for their role in the death of a marching band member last month, while audio of an emergency call released Thursday showed that the drum major had vomit in his mouth in the moments before he died.

12/01/2011

The Florida A&M University marching band. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

FAMU band director fired after suspected hazing

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The longtime director of Florida A&M University’s famed marching band was fired Wednesday as the fallout from a drum major’s suspected hazing death deepened. Florida’s governor said state investigators would join the probe and the college announced an independent review led by a former state attorney general.

CBS Tampa–11/24/2011

FAMU Marching Band. (Photo credit: Getty Images)

FAMU band shut down while death investigated

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University President James Ammons is suspending all practices and performances of the school’s famed Marching 100 band until investigators can determine what led to a member’s death last weekend.

CBS Tampa–11/22/2011

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