FAMU Marching Band Suspended Another Year

The fate of the FAMU “Marching 100” has finally been decided. According to The Associated Press, FAMU’s famed marching band is being suspended until2013. The announcement was made Monday by the school’s president, James Ammons, at a meeting of the university’s board of trustees. During the meeting Ammons said that he wanted to ensure a […]

FAMU Band Director Steps Down, Pressure Mounting to Keep Band Suspended

The fate of the FAMU Marching 100 is in question now that their famed band director has stepped down. On Thursday, 71-year-old  Julian White announced through his attorneys that he has decided to retire and spend more time with his family. White, the longtime leader of the embattled band, was briefly suspended from his position […]

13 FAMU Band Members Charged With Killing Robert Champion

The Florida A&M band members responsible for brutally beating Robert Champion on a band bus have been charged with felony and misdemeanor hazing. In total, 13 FAMU students have been charged. Eight students were charged with felony hazing for inflicted the most sever physical punishment on Champion. Florida State Attorney Lawson Lamar said 11 of the […]