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Hazing

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  • Slain FAMU drum major's parents to fight hazing at Florida Classic

    Slain FAMU drum major's parents to fight hazing at Florida Classic
    The parents of slain drum major Robert Champion plan to hand out anti-hazing pamphlets Saturday before the Florida Classic, the annual football game in Orlando between in-state rivals Florida A&M University and Bethune Cookman University. Champion, 26,...
  • Central Bucks West football coach loses job in hazing scandal

    Central Bucks West football coach loses job in hazing scandal
    Central Bucks West football coach Brian Hensel has lost his job after a hazing scandal abruptly ended his team's season last month. Central Bucks School District Superintendent David Weitzel announced the news in a letter to staff at the Doylestown High...
  • Police investigating after autistic teen duct-taped to goal post

    Police investigating after autistic teen duct-taped to goal post
    Police and school officials on Wednesday were investigating an alleged hazing incident in which two members of a high school soccer team are accused of tying an autistic teammate to a goal post with duct tape for more than 20 minutes. The incident...
  • Is high school football an endangered sport?

    Is high school football an endangered sport?
    October was a bad month for high school football. Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey canceled the rest of its season after seven football players were criminally charged and five coaches were suspended over sexual assault allegations. Two...
  • Defense pleased New Jersey high school football players in hazing scandal to be tried as juveniles

    Defense pleased New Jersey high school football players in hazing scandal to be tried as juveniles
    Lawyers for New Jersey high school football players charged in a hazing scandal that led to the remainder of the season being canceled praised on Tuesday a prosecutor's decision to charge their clients as juveniles. "This was a fair decision because...
  • Lehigh Valley officials say common sense, education keys when it comes to avoiding hazing

    Lehigh Valley officials say common sense, education keys when it comes to avoiding hazing
    Alex Bartleson, Chris Muller and Jacob Krincek stood with electric razors in their hands inside the cozy, old football locker room in the basement of Pen Argyl High School. Freshmen and other first-year players were seated in front of them and other...
  • Hazing conviction, public service and traffic: Letters

    Hazing conviction, public service and traffic: Letters
    Hazing death conviction The death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion was senseless. It didn't have to happen. Nevertheless, the brutal way in which Champion died speaks volumes. Of course, Dante Martin's guilty verdict in the fatal...
  • Hazing conviction sends right message

    Hazing conviction sends right message
    The hazing death of Florida A&M University Drum Major Robert Champion led to the suspension of the university's celebrated band and toppled both the band director and FAMU's president from their positions. Soon the case could bear another distinction:...
  • Man convicted in hazing death of Florida A&M band member

    A 26-year-old former member of Florida A&M's vaunted marching band was convicted of manslaughter and hazing Friday, nearly three years after band member Robert Champion was beaten to death with drumsticks, mallets and other items during a hazing ritual....
  • Former FAMU band member guilty of manslaughter in Robert Champion hazing case

    Former FAMU band member guilty of manslaughter in Robert Champion hazing case
    The manslaughter verdict in the fatal hazing of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion should send a message as loud and clear as the famous Marching 100 band, State Attorney Jeff Ashton said Friday. “I hope this scares people enough...
  • FAMU drummer endured hazing to earn bus 'privileges'

    FAMU drummer endured hazing to earn bus 'privileges'
    Lissette Sanchez, a graduate of Oak Ridge High School in Orlando, said she allowed Florida A&M University band members beat her to earn privileges on the Marching 100's percussion bus. Sanchez, 21, testified this morning at the Orange County...