Florida A&M

File photo of Florida A&M band. (Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

FAMU To Hire New Director For Suspended Band

Florida A&M University is hiring a new director for its famed band, even though The Marching 100 remains sidelined.

01/15/2013

File photo of Florida A&M band. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Scandals Threaten FAMU’s Accreditation

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.

12/11/2012

File photo of the Florida A&M marching band.  (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hazing Death Casts Shadow Over 2012 Florida Classic

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.

11/17/2012

File photo of the Florida A&M University marching band.  (credit: Scott Cunningham/GettyImages)

Florida A&M President To Resign Immediately

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.

07/16/2012

File photo of the Florida A&M marching band. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Defendant: Surviving Florida A&M Band Hazing Beating ‘Sign Of Respect’

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.

CBS Tampa–05/23/2012

File photo. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: Plea Deals Set In Florida A&M Hazing Case

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 […]

05/17/2012

The latest revelations against the Florida A&M band will only add to the argument that they shouldn't be let back on the field following the situation involving Robert Champion. (credit: Getty Images)

Pressure Mounting To Keep FAMU Band Suspended

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.

CBS Tampa–05/11/2012

The Florida A&M University marching band seen in actionprior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

FAMU Band Member Says He Was Verbally Harassed

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.

CBS Tampa–01/15/2012

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