Marching band

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FAMU Band Back At Football Game After Suspension

Florida A&M University’s band is making its first appearance in a football stadium since the hazing death of a drum major nearly two years ago.

09/01/2013

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

FAMU To Announce Date Of Band Return

Florida A&M University is going to announce the date of the return of the Marching 100.

08/15/2013

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

FAMU Lifts Suspension Of Famed Marching Band Following Fatal Hazing Incident

Florida A&M University is lifting the suspension of its famous Marching 100 band following a fatal hazing incident in 2011.

06/27/2013

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

12 Charged With Manslaughter In FAMU Hazing Death

Twelve former Florida A&M University band members were charged Monday with manslaughter in the 2011 hazing death of a drum major.

03/05/2013

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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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 a drummer in a marching band. (credit: Brian Stablyk/GettyImages)

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

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

The Florida A&M University marching band performs on the field prior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on Feb. 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Florida A&M Expels 4 Students For Role In Marching Band Member’s Death

Florida A&M University said that it’s dismissing four students for their role in the death of a marching band member last month, while audio of an emergency call released Thursday showed that the drum major had vomit in his mouth in the moments before he died.

12/01/2011

The Florida A&M University marching band. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

FAMU band director fired after suspected hazing

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The longtime director of Florida A&M University’s famed marching band was fired Wednesday as the fallout from a drum major’s suspected hazing death deepened. Florida’s governor said state investigators would join the probe and the college announced an independent review led by a former state attorney general.

CBS Tampa–11/24/2011

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