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FAMU (Source: American-School-Search.com)

Florida A&M Probation Lifted

Florida A&M University has received an early Christmas present. The school is no longer on probation.

12/10/2013

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Two Former FAMU Band Members Take A Plea In Death Of Drum Major

Two more former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major have made plea deals.

11/13/2013

Benjamin McNamee (left) and Jessie Baskin were charged in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

FAMU Hazing Suspects Plead Not Guilty To New Charges

Former Florida A&M band members are pleading not guilty to increased charges of manslaughter related to the death of drum major Robert Champion.

04/06/2013

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

FAMU Band Members Charged With Manslaughter In Hazing Death

New charges have been filed against ten former Florida A&M University band members accused in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion.

03/04/2013

Florida A & M University (Source: FAMU.edu)

Lawyer: FAMU Hazing Incident Settlement Offer “Insulting”

Florida A&M university is being blasted by the lawyer for a student who died during a band hazing incident who said a proposed settlement in his death is unacceptable.

11/08/2012

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 February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Family Of Robert Champion To File Lawsuit Against FAMU

After suffering the loss of their son Robert Champion, a drum major who died after being hazed by his Marching 100 bandmates, his parents will be in Orlando Wednesday to file a lawsuit against Florida A&M University.

CBS4–07/10/2012

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 February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Board Votes “No Confidence” In FAMU President Ammons

The hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion last November continues to trigger a series of concerns and questions.

CBS4–06/07/2012

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 February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

FAMU To Decide If Marching 100 Will Play Again

Just days before Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 band finds out if they will ever be able to play again, the band’s director of 40 years has called it quits.

CBS4–05/10/2012

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

13 People Charged In FAMU Hazing Death

State prosecutors have announced that 13 people have been charged in the death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion who died after he was beaten during a hazing ritual.

CBS4–05/02/2012

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Sheriff: Arrests Coming In FAMU Hazing Death

Charges are forthcoming for at least five Florida A&M band members in the hazing death of a drum major in Orlando last fall, authorities announced Tuesday.

CBS4–05/01/2012

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