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  • 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.
  • 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:...

    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.

    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....