Robert Champion http://wlrn.org en FAMU Brings Anti-Hazing Message To South Florida Through Music http://wlrn.org/post/famu-brings-anti-hazing-message-south-florida-through-music <p><a href="http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?DepartmentofMusic" target="_blank">Florida A&amp;M University's music department</a> toured South Florida this past weekend to recruit high school students and promote its anti-hazing stance. After their drum major <a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/04/3266911/twelve-charged-with-manslaughter.html" target="_blank">Robert Champion of the Marching 100 </a>was beaten to death in 2011 during a hazing incident, the university is trying to get young musicians to feel safe at their institution.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:03:39 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 28366 at http://wlrn.org FAMU Brings Anti-Hazing Message To South Florida Through Music FAMU Hazing Trial Begins Monday, Champion's Parents Talk To Katie Couric http://wlrn.org/post/famu-hazing-trial-begins-monday-champions-parents-talk-katie-couric <p>Eleven people accused in the fatal beating of Florida A&amp;M University (FAMU) drum major Robert Champion are scheduled to go on trial this Monday.</p><p>They’re facing felony charges of hazing resulting in death.</p><p>All are connected to FAMU’s famed Marching 100 band, which has been suspended indefinitely.</p><p><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/2012/09/05/more-hazing-allegations-and-suspensions-at-famu/">The hazing happened after a football game</a> in Orlando last November.</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 21:11:42 +0000 Gina Jordan 2259 at http://wlrn.org FAMU Hazing Trial Begins Monday, Champion's Parents Talk To Katie Couric