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Bus Driver ‘Participated’ in FAMU Marching 100 Hazing Rituals

Posted on July 13, 2012 | No Comments

More disturbing details are unfolding in the Robert Champion hazing investigation. A lawsuit filed Wednesday by Robert and Pamela Champion alleges Fabulous Coach Bus Line and it’s driver Wendy Millete “frequently participated” in or allowed hazing rituals to take place on the buses she operated, according to CNN.

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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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Will Hazing Ever End?

Posted on November 23, 2011 | No Comments

Hazing is an initiation process, which involves the harassment, abuse or humiliation of another person. Hazing has been linked to athletics, fraternities and sororities, as well as band membership. Many proponents of this ritual say hazing bonds those to the particular organization they are seeking membership in. But in Robert Champion’s case, this has led to his early demise.

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