| Feb 5, 2012
| 2:29 PM
It's 7 p.m. on Aug. 22, 2011. A thunderstorm is passing through Tallahassee as 350 members of the Florida A&M University Marching 100 assemble for the first time inside the school's cavernous band-rehearsal hall.
The students are seated in a semicircle...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The president of Florida A&M University announced late Thursday that he was postponing the work of a task force he appointed to review anti-hazing rules at FAMU, which is reeling after the hazing-related death of drum major Robert Champion in Orlando last...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:40 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M President James Ammons said Monday the university is committed to breaking a conspiracy of silence that has for decades shrouded hazing practices at the school and finally resulted in a band member's death....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:22 PM
The four Florida A&M University students targeted for dismissal after a fellow student died from an apparent hazing ritual might not face disciplinary action anytime soon.
Same goes for the band director, who the university planned to fire because of...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Trustees at Florida A&M University on Thursday publicly reprimanded President James Ammons, saying he has done a poor job of keeping them informed and consulting them on issues related to the recent death of student Robert Champion.
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Three students at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University were arrested Monday on charges of hazing a freshman so severely that her leg was broken, Tallahassee police said.
James Harris, 22, Aaron Golson, 19, and Sean Hobson, 23, are charged...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Florida A&M University student Bria Hunter is giving up a full scholarship and leaving the school after being beaten in what police describe as a brutal hazing ritual.
Hunter, a freshman who was beaten so severely that her femur cracked, is also...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Neighbors along a certain suburban-Atlanta street could see him from their windows: a tall, skinny boy in gym shorts and T-shirt, a towel around his shoulders like a cape, a broomstick in hand, marching up and down his driveway.
Robert D. Champion IV ...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Former Florida A&M University student Bria Hunter complained to a member of the Marching 100's staff about being hazed and beaten by band members just days before another attack left her with a broken leg and weeks before the killing of drum major...
| May 29, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The culture of hazing is so embedded in the fabric of the Florida A&M Marching 100, investigative records show, that the band adopted a language known not just by current and former band members, but even kids in high school aspiring to join the famous...
| Dec 16, 2011
Thursday night, a tweet went out from the Florida A&M student government: "Emergency mtg in the Grand Ballroom right now. Gov. Scott has recommended that Dr. Ammons be fired. We're planning something huge. Come!"...