FAMU Hazing

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Ringleader In FAMU Hazing Death Sentenced To Prison

A former Florida A&M University band member who reportedly orchestrated the hazing of of drum major Robert Champion, an act which led to his death, has been sentenced to more than six years in prison.

01/09/2015

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Ringleader In Hazing Death At Florida A&M To Be Sentenced

The sentencing is coming soon for a former Florida A&M University band member convicted last year of manslaughter and felony hazing in the death of a drum major.

01/09/2015

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Ex-Band FAMU Member Convicted In Hazing Death

A jury convicted a former Florida A&M band member of manslaughter and felony hazing on Friday in connection to the death of a drum major.

10/31/2014

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Prosecutor: Fmr. FAMU Band Member Organized Hazing Which Killed Champion

During opening statements in the Florida A&M University hazing trial, prosecutors said a former band member was the main organizer of the brutal hazing which killed another member.

10/28/2014

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 Marches On With New Band Director

Another big change is near for Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 which hopes to return to the field in the future.

CBS Miami–05/07/2013

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FAMU Investigates Sorority Over Hazing Allegations

Just months after a national spotlight triggered by hazing at Florida A&M University started to fade, allegations of hazing in another school organization have surfaced.

CBS4–02/09/2013

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FAMU Alumnus Returns To School As Anti-Hazing Chief

In what may be the first position of its kind, an anti-hazing administrator was hired at Florida A&M University.

CBS4–01/18/2013

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

Board That Governs Fla. Universities Sees FAMU Hazing Report

A scathing report which contends FAMU officials failed to comply with state laws and regulations in years leading up to the death of a school drum major was shown to the board that governs Florida’s universities.

CBS4–01/16/2013

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)

Judge Sets October Trial For FAMU Hazing Suspects

Eleven Florida A&M University band members charged in connection with the felony hazing death of drum major Robert Champion will go on trial in October.

CBS4–06/14/2012

Lasherry Codner (Source: Orange County Corrections)

Final Student Charged In FAMU Hazing Turns Herself In

The last of the eleven college students charged with hazing in the death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion surrendered herself to authorities. On Sunday Lasherry Codner, 20, turned herself in to jail officials in Orange County.

CBS4–05/06/2012

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