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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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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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Georgia Lawmakers Consider Anti-hazing Bill

ATLANTA (AP)— State lawmakers are considering legislation that would toughen Georgia’s law on hazing in schools and colleges. The bill would ban any student convicted of hazing from enrolling inGeorgia’s K-12 schools, colleges and universities, even if the […]

WAOK-AM–02/01/2012

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Another Reported Case Of Hazing At FAMU

Tallahassee, Fl (WAOK/AP)-Florida A&M University President James Ammons says campus police and the Tallahassee Police Department are investigating another suspected case of hazing. This latest case is related to a spring 2011 initiation ceremony involving […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2012

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4 More Charged With Hazing At Fla. A&M University

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)— Pledges of a Florida A&M marching band club known as the Clones were punched or paddled while they played music during a hazing initiation, according to police records released Friday. Four band […]

WAOK-AM–01/20/2012

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Another FAMU Hazing Report

Here is another report of hazing at Florida A and M University as reported in the AJC. Doretha Smith learned of Robert Champion’s death just hours after it happened. Her 21-year-old daughter woke her at […]

WAOK-AM–12/29/2011

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FAMU President Reprimanded Over Hazing Death

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida A&M University’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday to publicly reprimand the school’s president rather than place him on leave following the death of a band member in what detectives say was […]

WAOK-AM–12/08/2011

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FAMU Band Director Fights For His Job

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The recently fired director of Florida A&M’s famed “Marching 100″ band says his repeated warnings about the dangers of hazing were largely ignored by university administrators. Dr. Julian White was let […]

WAOK-AM–11/29/2011

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Lawsuits Planned in FAMU Death

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-The parents of a drum major who died after the Florida A and M-Bethune Cookman game, say they will file a lawsuit against the university in the hazing death of their son. Now a […]

WAOK-AM–11/27/2011

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