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  • FAMU names Sylvester Young as new marching band director

    FAMU names Sylvester Young as new marching band director
    Sylvester Young, a former music professor at Ohio University, has been selected as FAMU's new marching band director. Officials at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee announced early last month that they were interviewing two people for the job of...
  • FAMU hazing defendant Lasherry Codner avoids jail in Robert Champion's death

    FAMU hazing defendant Lasherry Codner avoids jail in Robert Champion's death
    The only female band member charged in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion was sentenced today to speak to high school and middle school students about "poor decisions" and the evils of hazing as punishment for her role in the deadly...
  • Sidelined by FAMU hazing, Marching 100 band could perform next month in Orlando

    Sidelined by FAMU hazing, Marching 100 band could perform next month in Orlando
    Nearly two years after the FAMU hazing death of Robert Champion, the university plans to announce Thursday whether its troubled marching band will travel to Orlando next month and perform for the first football game of the season. Florida A&M University...
  • Westlake football hazing allegations: Students, parents surprised

    Westlake football hazing allegations: Students, parents surprised
    As students and parents trickled in and out of the quiet, shaded Westlake High School campus Monday, their voices dropped as they discussed hazing allegations stemming from the football team's recent trip to Hawaii. Students said they had heard...
  • Westlake High investigating alleged hazing involving football team

    Westlake High investigating alleged hazing involving football team
    District and school officials are investigating an alleged hazing incident involving Westlake High School football players who were in Hawaii last week for games. At least two players were taken into custody following the incident, which Honolulu police...
  • Fifth teen alleges hazing at Maine West

    Fifth teen alleges hazing at Maine West
    A fifth member of the Maine West High School boys soccer team has come forward alleging he was a victim of hazing last year. According to a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court, the unnamed soccer player was forced to the ground and...
  • Sanctions against Towson cheerleaders reduced

    Sanctions against Towson cheerleaders reduced
    Towson University's championship cheerleading team will be allowed to practice but not perform after an appeals committee decided to significantly reduce the sanctions over an alleged hazing incident, school officials said Tuesday. Towson University's...
  • Notebook: Cornell releases report on men's lacrosse hazing

    Notebook: Cornell releases report on men's lacrosse hazing
    Cornell University released its report Sunday on incidents that led to the suspension of the men's lacrosse team from fall events. The report reveals what it calls a "presence of a culture within this group of treating new members as less than equals."...
  • Notebook: Cornell suspends team amid hazing investigation

    Notebook: Cornell suspends team amid hazing investigation
    Cornell has placed its men's lacrosse team on temporary suspension and canceled all "fall ball" competitions pending an investigation into a hazing incident last Friday, the school said today in a statement. The penalty was due to allegations of "coerced...
  • State may seek prison for remaining FAMU hazing defendants

    State may seek prison for remaining FAMU hazing defendants
    Prosecutors suggested Thursday that they are finished with plea deals that mete out light sentences of probation and community service to ex-band members charged in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion. During a plea conference, assistant...
  • Hazing death heightens worries

    Those of us who have sent children to college know that parental worries take a different turn when the kids are off on their own. We worry that they will drink too much and not study enough. That they'll be mugged on their way back to the dorm. That a...