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  • Towson cheerleaders decline further appeal, settling hazing matter

    Towson cheerleaders decline further appeal, settling hazing matter
    Towson University cheerleaders disciplined for hazing told administrators Friday they would not make a second appeal after receiving a softened penalty, settling the matter, university officials said. University officials added that they would not...
  • 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 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...
  • 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."...
  • Florida marching band returns from suspension after hazing death

    Something a little unusual happened at Florida A&M University's football game against Mississippi Valley State on Sunday: The marching band showed up. In almost any other college football game, bands would be a normal feature of the game-day experience....
  • Champions slam FAMU's priorities, hiring of new band director

    Champions slam FAMU's priorities, hiring of new band director
    The parents of the FAMU drum major who was hazed to death said Tuesday that the university "needs to get its priorities straight" before the famous marching band can perform again. In an interview with the Orlando Sentinel, Robert and Pamela Champion...
  • FAMU hazing defendant Shawn Turner agrees to plea in Champion's death

    FAMU hazing defendant Shawn Turner agrees to plea in Champion's death
    FAMU hazing defendant Shawn Turner, who claimed he was drum major Robert Champion's "protector" and not an attacker, agreed today to plead no contest to felony hazing in the deadly ritual. Turner, 27, will likely receive a community-service sentence...
  • Former FAMU student Rikki Wills pleads no contest in hazing case

    Former FAMU student Rikki Wills pleads no contest in hazing case
    Former FAMU drum major Rikki Wills, who insists that he tried to shield his college roommate Robert Champion from a brutal hazing in Orlando in 2011, pleaded no contest today to felony hazing resulting in death. Wills, 25, will not be sentenced until...
  • FAMU drum major Jarrod Deas now facing felony in hazing case

    FAMU drum major Jarrod Deas now facing felony in hazing case
    Prosecutors today added manslaughter and felony hazing to their case against former FAMU drum major Jarrod Deas, who was once charged only with a misdemeanor. Deas, 24, was scheduled to appear in court this morning on a misdemeanor charge of hazing in an...
  • What we think: FAMU earned chance to bring back Marching 100

    Florida A&M University, to paraphrase a quote made famous by the Blues Brothers, is getting the band back together. Last week's announcement that the university was lifting its suspension of the Marching 100 was meant to instill confidence that...
  • Embracing the Greek life. Or not.

    Embracing the Greek life. Or not.
    With the fall semester soon upon us, some incoming college freshmen, as well as their parents, may be wondering whether the student should consider joining a fraternity or sorority. And it's something students in high school may be thinking about as...