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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

The FAMU Marching 100 (photo: Getty Images)

FAMU Student Paper Faces Hazing-Related Libel Suit

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University’s student newspaper has delayed publication of its first spring semester edition due in part to a libel suit over a hazing story. University officials on Wednesday acknowledged The […]

CBS Tampa–01/09/2013

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

Report: FAMU Ignored State Hazing Laws Before Death

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A blistering state report released Friday contends that Florida A&M University officials failed to follow state laws and regulations on hazing in the years leading up to the death of a […]

CBS Tampa–12/28/2012

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 FAMU band. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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

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

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

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

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