Drum Major

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)

4 Band Members Charged With Hazing At Fla. A&M University

Four Florida A&M band members have been charged with hazing in connection with a series of beatings and paddlings last year at a private home in Tallahassee.

CBS4–01/20/2012

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

FAMU Board Approves Plan In Response To Band Member’s Death

The Florida A&M University board of trustees approved a plan on a 9-1 vote Monday to deal with the aftermath of the death of Robert Champion in a hazing incident.

CBS4–01/03/2012

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Autopsy: FAMU Student Had Extensive Bleeding In Shoulder

The Florida A&M student whose death last month has uncovered a culture of hazing with the school’s famed marching band had extensive bleeding in his back and right shoulder.

CBS4–12/21/2011

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

FAMU Drum Major’s Death Ruled A Homicide

A Florida A&M University drum major whose death revealed a culture of hazing within the school’s famed marching band died from shock caused by internal bleeding after suffering blunt force trauma, officials said Friday.

CBS4–12/16/2011

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Fla. Gov. Confronted By FAMU Students

Florida Governor Rick Scott was confronted by students from Florida A&M University who are upset over the governor’s call to suspend FAMU’s president amid multiple investigations into the death of a marching band member.

CBS4–12/16/2011

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Investigators: Possible Fraud Uncovered At FAMU

The investigation into the possible hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major may have uncovered a new problem at the university.

CBS4–12/14/2011

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott: FAMU Right To Delay Task Force

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is taking a stance on the alleged hazing incident that left a Florida A&M University student dead. On Friday, Scott said he agreed with FAMU’s decision to postpone the work of a university task force set up after the death of a marching band member.

CBS4–12/02/2011

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Fla. Colleges To Review Hazing Rules In Wake Of FAMU Student Death

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants university presidents to closely re-examine their current hazing policies in the wake of the death of a Florida A&M University drum major.

CBS4–12/01/2011

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Funeral Wednesday For FAMU Drum Major As State Joins Death Investigation

A Florida A&M University drum major who died in what authorities suspect was a hazing incident, will be laid to rest Wednesday in Georgia, just one day after state officials announce they’ll join the investigation into his mysterious death.

CBS4–11/30/2011

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

FAMU Band Director Fired Amid Suspected Hazing Scandal

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.

CBS4–11/23/2011

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