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  • 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...
  • State, defense rest in FAMU hazing trial

    State, defense rest in FAMU hazing trial
    Lawyers for Dante Martin did not call a single witness in defense of the former Florida A&M University percussionist accused of organizing the ritual that killed FAMU drum major Robert Champion nearly three years ago. Martin, 27, also did not testify in...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Football Mom: Attacks On Game Unfair

    Football Mom: Attacks On Game Unfair
    Here we go again with more attacks on football. A number of recent stories have pointed to the possible long-term effects of head injuries in football and said that the sport's emphasis on hard hitting leads to players having behavioral problems. Football...
  • Ridgefield Police Investigating High School Sports Hazing Incident

    Ridgefield Police Investigating High School Sports Hazing Incident
    RIDGEFIELD — Police are investigating hazing incidents that involved an undisclosed number of athletes at Ridgefield High School, the department confirmed Tuesday. "We ordered the investigation after we were made aware of it," Ridgefield Police...