Tag Archives: hazing

UF Anti-Hazing Task Force looks ahead to new semester

By on August 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm

You may recall a number of hazing incidents that arose this past spring at the University of Florida. Since then, most of the students who faced hazing charges have avoided criminal convictions as long as they complete a year’s probation [...]

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FAMU president resigning immediately

By on July 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:45 pm

Florida A&M University President James Ammons is stepping down immediately after the school’s board voted to pay him more than $100,000 dollars in bonuses in exchange for leaving sooner. Ammons is the latest to resign in the wake of a [...]

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Hazing expert weighs in on FAMU tragedy

By on July 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

As the author of four books on hazing, Hank Nuwer has has gained a national reputation on the subject. Nuwer is also an Associate Professor at Franklin College in Indiana. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith spoke with Nuwer about FAMU’s hazing controversy and why [...]

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FAMU president resigns

By on July 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

By Lynn Hatter – FPR,  Matthew Peddie – WMFE & Margie Menzel - WLRN Florida A&M University’s President has resigned in the wake of the hazing death of a band drum major. Lynn Hatter reports President James Ammons’ decision to step [...]

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New evidence released in FAMU hazing case

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am

Prosecutors in the case of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion, who died after being hazed on a bus last November, have released more than 15 hundred pages of evidence against the 13 band members who have been charged. [...]

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Hazing continues to be hot topic of concern on campuses across the country

By and on May 1st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:37 am

Two Florida A&M University music professors who allegedly were present while band members were being hazed have been forced to resign. Their lawyers confirmed that both resigned after being given notices the university intended to fire them.   In addition, here at the [...]

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