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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.


(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

FAMU Hazing Suspect Pleads No Contest In Band Member’s Death

The first of a dozen defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A & M drum major pleaded no contest to third degree felony charges Tuesday.



FAMU To Play First Home Game Without Marching 100

Keith Miles has been around the Florida A&M football program for nearly a half century and doesn’t remember any game when the school’s famed Marching 100 band didn’t perform. Until now.


(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

FAMU Asks Judge To Throw Out Hazing Lawsuit

A judge will decide whether a lawsuit filed by the family of a Florida A&M University drum major will go forward.



FAMU Dance Team Suspended After Hazing Allegations Surface

Administrators at Florida A&M University have suspended the Torque Dance Team over allegations hazing that took place off-campus over Labor Day weekend.



FAMU To Fill Halftime With Music

With the suspension of the Marching 100 following the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion, Florida A&M University had to figure out what to do during halftime.


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FAMU Wants To Settle Hazing Death Lawsuit

In an effort to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a band member who died after an alleged hazing incident, Florida A&M University’s board of trustees has instructed their attorneys to enter a voluntary mediation session with attorneys for the family of Robert Champion.


Florida A&M University President James Ammons

FAMU President Resigns Over Band Hazing Scandal

Florida A&M University President James Ammons is resigning from his position at the school as the ongoing scandal surrounding band member Robert Champion’s hazing death continues to grow.


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State Universities Want Maximum Tuition Increase

Nearly every state university plans to ask the Florida Board of Governors for the maximum tuition increase this year of 15 percent.


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.