In an effort to crack down on hazing traditions, Florida A&M University is placing strict regulations on members of their marching band.
Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 band has been suspended until 2013. During a meeting Monday morning between the school’s President James Ammons and the board of trustees, Ammons said he will keep the band off the field for the upcoming school year.
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.
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.
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.
Defying a suggestion from Gov. Rick Schott, the Board of Trustees of Florida A&M University has voted to keep President James Ammons in his post as a state investigation into hazing continues.
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.
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.
Governor Rick Scott has called for the president of Florida A & M University in the wake of a hazing related death of a marching band member and fraud probe.
As the investigation continues into whether hazing played a part in the death of a Florida A&M University marching band member’s death, the future of the school’s president is in question.