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  1. FAMU marching band to return to field Sept. 1 in opener

    Florida A&M University's Marching 100 will return to the field Sept. 1 in Orlando, nearly two years after it was suspended because of a hazing-related death.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  2. Still no decision on Florida A&M marching band reinstatement

    The famed marching band of Florida A&M University may miss another year on the football field, continuing its indefinite suspension after a drum major died in a hazing ritual.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  3. Dante Martin faces felony charges in FAMU marching band hazing de...

    Florida A&M marching band member Dante Martin faces felony hazing charges in connection to the death of former FAMU drum major Robert Champion.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2012
  4. Florida A&M Rattlers president James Ammons resigns effective imm...

    Florida A&M University President James Ammons is immediately stepping down from his job.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  5. October trial set for 11 Florida A&M Rattlers hazing suspects

    A judge has set an October trial date for 11 people charged with felony hazing in the death of a Florida A&M drum major.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  6. Florida A&M Rattlers marching band to stay suspended in 2012

    Florida A&M University's famed marching band is being suspended until 2013.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  7. Mother of dead drum major Robert Champion wants Florida A&M Rattl...

    The family of the Florida A&M University drum major who died in a hazing incident says the school should disband the famed marching band.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  8. Florida A&M Rattlers band may be sidelined for next football seas...

    Florida A&M University's famed Marching 100 band -- sidelined since the hazing death of one of its drum majors in the fall -- might not be on the field for football games this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  9. Florida A&M Rattlers lift four student expulsions in hazing death...

    Four students who were expelled from Florida A&M University for their role in what is believed to be the hazing death of a marching band member have returned to classes because the investigation is not finished, school officials said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  10. 'Culture' of band hazing at Florida A&M Rattlers, lawyer says

    Robert Champion fell in love with music at about age 6 when he saw a marching band at a parade in downtown Atlanta. So mesmerized by the festivities, he came home, took out pots and pans and started banging away like a little drummer.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  11. Florida A&M Rattlers fire longtime band director after suspected ...

    The longtime band director at Florida A&M University has been fired after the suspected hazing death of a drum major.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  12. Florida A&M Rattlers band back on football field after ban

    Florida A&M University's band has made its first appearance in a football stadium in nearly 22 months after the hazing death of a drum major.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2013
  13. Florida chancellor Frank Brogan says FAMU's famed Marching 100 ba...

    Florida's top state university official is asking Florida A&M University to keep its famed band off the field.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  14. Florida A&M Rattlers' fired band director -- Hazing warnings igno...

    The fired director of Florida A&M's famed "Marching 100" band said he repeatedly warned university leaders over two decades about the dangers of hazing and that he's been made the scapegoat for a band member's death in which the practice is suspected.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  15. Florida A&M Rattlers -- Officials suspect hazing in death of band...

    It could take up to three months to learn exactly what caused the death of a Florida A&M University band member whom investigators suspect was the victim of hazing, an official said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011