FAMU Band

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 Band Member Claims Verbal Harassment

A trombone player with the Florida A&M University marching band claims he was verbally harassed by a fellow band member for not joining a subgroup of the band’s trombone section known as “Thunder.”

CBS4–01/16/2012

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Parents Of FAMU Student Killed In Hazing Stunt To Sue Bus Company

The parents of Robert Champion, a Florida A&M University band member who died after a hazing ritual last November, plan to sue the company that owns the bus where the hazing took place.

CBS4–01/10/2012

(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

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Board Given Okay To Investigate Hazing Concerns At FAMU

The on again, off again investigation by the Florida Board of Governors in how Florida A&M administrators handled concerns about hazing at the school is on again.

CBS4–12/04/2011

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

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