Tag: Florida A&M

Student Left to Die at Birth Graduates from Florida A&M

Posted on April 28, 2012 | No Comments

Nick Young, 22, graduates Saturday, April 28 from Florida A&M with a bachelors degree in social work and a 3.35 grade point average. But the man who was once known as “Baby Sam” in South Florida had rough beginnings. A newborn with his umbilical cord still attached, Young was left to die in a Martin County orange grove near an anthill.

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Prosecutor to Make Decision in Florida A&M Marching Band Member Robert Champion Hazing Death Case

Posted on April 2, 2012 | No Comments

Florida A&M Marching 100 member Robert Champion succumbed to hazing in late November of last year. The 26-year-old was found unresponsive on a bus following a football game after suffering internal bleeding caused by being struck repeatedly.There is currently an ongoing investigation on the circumstances surrounding his death. It is nearing 5 months since he has died and there are still no arrests.

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FAMU Emails Show Hazing Major Problem at University

Posted on March 27, 2012 | No Comments

Hazing at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University was never an isolated incident with the Robert Champion case. It has been a continuous problem at the university, according to hundreds of pages of records obtained by The Associated Press and Tallahassee Democrat.

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FAMU Grad Student on Health Kick

Posted on March 21, 2012 | No Comments

Obesity has become a major issue in America. About 35.7 percent of U.S. adults are obese and 17 percent of children and adolescents are obese, according to a Center for Disease and Control report.

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