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.
Florida A&M University is proposing sweeping changes to its famed Marching 100 band.
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. […]
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 is being suspended until 2013.
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 […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The attorney for the family of a Florida A&M University band member who died from a hazing incident last fall said Robert Champion’s parents are “thankful” that authorities plan to file charges […]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Nine members of a University of Florida fraternity are facing misdemeanor hazing charges after they allegedly struck and paddled pledges. The Gainesville Sun reported that the Alpha Phi Alpha members were charged […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Florida A&M band member who died after being hazed filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against the owner and driver of the charter bus where the ritual […]