Robert Champion Case
He collapsed after being punched and kicked by band members in a darkened bus at a hotel parking lot in Orlando. The band
About 60 of the band members who made the trip to Orlando -- at taxpayer expense -- were not eligible to perform, according
The hazing scandal led prosecutors in Orange County to charge 15 band members in Champion's death and forced university officials
Prosecutors today added manslaughter and felony hazing to their case against former FAMU drum major Jarrod Deas, who was
Apgar was quick to point out that hazing does not occur at all fraternities. News reports routinely feature those where it
Champion's death shook FAMU to its core and inspired universities across the country to reexamine their hazing policies in
In a week that saw mid-Atlantic and Northeast coastal towns recovering from storm damage, and the reintroduction of grassroots
Interim President Larry Robinson delivered details of his national anti-hazing plan to the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
The incident was at night in a darkened bus, so no one is quite sure who threw which blow. Police interviewed witnesses and
So who's to blame for the death of Champion? The answer: Robert Champion and his parents. When news broke that FAMU wanted
Florida A&M University (FAMU) has just filed a legal pleading that exemplifies the moral bankruptcy and the shirking of accountability by elites that has become emblematic of the last ten years.
"Everyone on campus needs to be unified in the fight against hazing," Larry Robinson, FAMU's interim president, said in a
FAMU Hazing FDLE Investigation: Robert Champion Death Triggers FDLE Investigation Into Marching 100 Band
The director of special events at Florida A&M University has been arrested and charged with eight counts of fraud related
Champion, who died last fall, was allegedly a vocal critic of the hazing rituals, but he was also attempting to become the
Florida A&M University has some problems, and the Board of Trustees is trying to figure out how repair the state's only public
Henry Kirby, Florida A&M Dean Of Students, Sought To Suspend Marching 100 Prior To Hazing-Related Death Of Robert Champion
According to the Orlando Sentinel: Robert Champion, a drum major for the school's marching band, the Marching 100, was brutally
Despite negative responses, the president has pledged that he will carry the university through a tumultuous period. Ammons
Too often when considering injustice, we want perfect victims -- the victim who did nothing to provoke others, whose moral code remains unblemished. But if justice were the privilege of the perfect, there wouldn't be much need for it.
I've heard many an excuse for hazing. It builds character. It creates unbreakable bonds and "memories" you all will laugh about for the rest of your life. I don't think it's all that funny. In fact, the entire premise leaves me pretty sick.
Christopher Chestnut, the Champion family's attorney, said in an Atlanta news conference today that hazing charges filed