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Florida A&M University Hires Anti-Hazing Chief

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Bryan F. Smith is returning to Florida A&M University, where he earned a master’s degree, as the school’s anti-hazing administrator. Interim university President Larry Robinson said on Friday that Smith’s job will […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2013

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FAMU Says It’s Not Responsible For Hazing Death

TALLAHASSEE (AP/WAOK) -Florida A&M University is asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against the university by the family of a drum major who died last November after a hazing ritual. Monday’s filing by […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2012

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FAMU To Settle Champion Death Case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)— Florida A&M University wants to try to settle a family’s lawsuit against the school over the hazing death of a band member. FAMU trustees on Thursday voted to enter a voluntary mediation […]

WAOK-AM–08/16/2012

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Parents Of Drum Major Sue FAMU Over Son’s Death

ORLANDO, FL (AP/WAOK) – More than six months after FAMU drum major, Robert Champion’s death from hazing aboard a bus parked outside an Orlando hotel, his parents are filing a lawsuit against the school in […]

WAOK-AM–07/11/2012

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Vote Of No Confidence For FAMU President

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University President James Ammons has received a no-confidence vote from the school’s board of trustees because of his handling of the hazing death of a band drum major. The […]

WAOK-AM–06/07/2012

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Another FAMU Band Member Charged With Hazing

Another Florida A and M University band member is facing hazing allegations. 25-year-old Dante Martin of Tampa is accused of hazing a female drummer as the band headed to the Citrus Bowl in Orlando last […]

WAOK-AM–06/03/2012

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11th FAMU Hazing Suspect Arrested In Death Of Robert Champion

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WAOK) — The last of 11 band members facing felony charges in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major has turned herself in to authorities. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement […]

WAOK-AM–05/06/2012

Too Much Truth Recap: Drum Major’s Family Wants to DisBand FAMU Marching Band

In recent news according to the AJC, The Family of a drum major from DeKalb County who died during a hazing incident says  Florida A&M University’s famed marching band should be disbanded. The family of […]

WAOK-AM–05/03/2012

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Charges On The Way In FAMU Drum Major Death

ORLANDO – (WAOK/AJC)   After months of investigating,  charges could soon be on the way for at least five band mates of former FAMU drum major Robert Champion,  Jr.,  who died after an alleged hazing […]

WAOK-AM–05/01/2012

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FAMU Forms Anti-Hazing Panel

TALLAHASSEE (AJC)- Florida A&M University trustees Thursday called on a group of outside experts to help come up with solutions to hazing, which led to the death of a student band member from DeKalb County […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2012

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