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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

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Florida A&M University Trustees Meeting About Naming Interim President

Florida A&M University trustees still dealing with the fallout from the hazing death of a marching band member are planning to name an interim president.

08/15/2012

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Judge Denies Bond To FAMU Hazing Death Suspect

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has denied bond to a former Florida A&M University band member charged in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion. Circuit Judge Frank Sheffield rejected the request Wednesday […]

07/26/2012

Members of the Florida A&M Marching Band take the field at halftime. (credit: Scott Cunningham/GettyImages)

FAMU President Receives No-Confidence Vote Following Hazing Charges

Florida A&M University President James Ammons has received a no-confidence vote from the school’s board of trustees because of his handling of the hazing death of a band drum major.

CBS Tampa–06/07/2012

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FAMU President: New Restrictions For Band Members

Florida A&M University is proposing sweeping changes to its famed Marching 100 band.

06/04/2012

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Another FAMU Band Member Charged With Hazing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Another Florida A&M University band member faces a hazing charge, accused of organizing the beating of a female percussionist a few hours before drum major Robert Champion was beaten to death. […]

CBS Tampa–06/01/2012

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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

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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

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Florida A&M Marching Band Suspended Another Year Over Hazing Death

Florida A&M University’s famed marching band is being suspended until 2013.

CBS Tampa–05/14/2012

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11th FAMU Hazing Death Defendant Arrested in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The last of 11 band members charged in the hazing death of a FloridaA&M drum major has turned herself in to authorities. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says 20-year-old Lasherry Codner surrendered Sunday […]

CBS Tampa–05/06/2012

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