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

FAMU Band Member’s Family Settles With Bus Company

The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died after being hazed has reached a settlement with the owner of the bus in which the hazing took place, a family attorney said Wednesday.

09/10/2014

Benjamin McNamee (left) and Jessie Baskin were charged in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

FAMU Hazing Death Trial Postponed

The four remaining defendants in the hazing death case of a Florida A&M University student have had their trial postponed until October.

09/09/2014

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

Former FAMU Band Member Receives Jail Sentence For Hazing Death

One of the former Florida A&M band members involved in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion could become the first to be sentenced to jail.

03/28/2014

(Source: famu.edu)

FAMU Trustees Look To Name New President In Early January

Florida A&M University is still on track to name its next president at the beginning of the new year. FAMU began the search after James H. Ammons resigned in July 2012, stepping down in the wake of the November 2011 hazing death of Marching 100 drum major Robert Champion.

12/29/2013

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Two Former FAMU Band Members Take A Plea In Death Of Drum Major

Two more former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major have made plea deals.

11/13/2013

(Source: American-School-Search.com)

Hearing For FAMU Hazing Defendants Rescheduled

A hearing to learn whether eight defendants who remain charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major would accept plea offers or go to trial has been rescheduled.

10/04/2013

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Two Years After Hazing Death, FAMU Band Returns To Field

After the hazing death of a drum major, Florida A&M University’s band will make its first appearance in two years in a football stadium.

09/01/2013

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)

FAMU’s Marching 100 To Return To Field Sept. 1st

Florida A&M University officials announced Thursday morning that Sept. 1st will be the day the school’s famed Marching 100 band will return to the field in Orlando.

08/15/2013

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)

FAMU’s Marching 100 Ready For New Beginning

Florida A&M University’s band is back up and marching again after being suspended in 2011 following a deadly hazing incident.

CBS Miami–08/11/2013

(Source: famu.edu)

Remaining FAMU Hazing Defendants To Attend Hearing

Ten remaining defendants who were charged in the hazing death of Robert Champion, a former drum major at FAMU, are set to attend a status hearing Friday on their cases.

08/02/2013

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