Florida A&M University is hiring a new director for its famed band, even though The Marching 100 remains sidelined.
A series of scandals in the last year — including the hazing death of a drum major — is now threatening to cost Florida A&M University its academic reputation.
Charlotte Mann-Brown stood across the street from the Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday, folding and refolding a stack of gold, green, orange and maroon t-shirts advertising the “Showdown of the Year” between Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman.
Florida A&M University’s president reached an agreement with school officials to immediately resign from his post Monday, after facing months of criticism in the wake of the hazing death of a marching band member.
A defendant says a Florida A&M drum major who died after being hazed got on a bus where band members were ritually beaten because it was a sign of respect to have survived such an encounter.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A prosecutor says two defendants accused of hazing a Florida A&M University band member are expected to plead guilty to lesser charges. Assistant State Attorney Stefanie Walters says they’ll be appearing […]
Florida A&M University’s famed marching band – tarnished by the beating death of one of its drum majors – appears unlikely to take the field once again anytime soon.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida A&M band member said he was verbally harassed by another member for not joining a subgroup of the band’s trombone section known as “Thunder,” according to a letter written by a band staff member to the head of the music department.