Hazing

  Lake Catholic High School, located in Mentor, is investigating an alleged hazing incident that occurred with the school’s football team last month. The Cleveland Diocese confirmed Lake Catholic was investigating allegations of hazing. WKYC Channel 3’s Hilary Golston went to a scrimmage Thursday afternoon looking for answers. A police report indicates the alleged incident […]

  One man is awaiting sentencing in the hazing death of Florida A&M University band member Robert Champion. Former FAMU band player Dante Martin has been convicted of manslaughter and felony hazing in the case, the Associated Press reports. Pegged as a ringleader in the hazing that led to Michael’s tragic passing, Dante was formerly […]

Florida A & M University’s Marching 100 had played at a Super Bowl and before U.S. presidents. But one of the nation’s most-celebrated marching bands had a dark secret: members were occasionally beaten with mallets, fists and drumsticks in a hazing initiation known as “crossing” Bus C. The trial of four band members is scheduled […]

    Four of six University of Akron students involved in a fraternity hazing investigation surrendered to Akron University police Thursday. All four students were released and will appear in court March 7 at 1 p.m. Six arrest warrants were issued and a fraternity was suspended Thursday morning following a possible hazing incident involving a […]

Florida A&M University is offering to pay $300,000 to the family of a drum major who died last year after he was beaten during a hazing ritual.The university made the offer this week following an unsuccessful mediation session between university attorneys and attorneys representing Robert Champion’s family. The family has sued the university. The amount […]

  The head of Florida A&M University proposed stringent requirements Monday for membership in the school’s famed marching band, bidding to stamp out a culture of hazing at the university after the November beating death of a drum major. FAMU President James Ammons said only full-time students should be allowed entry into The Marching 100 […]

  Two Florida A&MUniversity music professors are on paid administrative leave following allegations they were present while band fraternity pledges were hazed University President James Ammons announced the action late Wednesday. It came on the heels of a Tallahassee police report saying Diron Holloway and Anthony Simons were present during the hazing at Holloway’s home […]

Four students were dismissed from a Florida university in connection with the death of a drum major last month in what officials have called a hazing-related incident, a spokeswoman for the school told CNN. Authorities have not specified what caused 26-year-old Robert Champion’s death after a performance earlier this month with the Marching 100 band […]

The fired director of Florida A&M’s famed “Marching 100″ band said he repeatedly warned university leaders over two decades about the dangers of hazing and that he’s been made the scapegoat for a band member’s death in which the practice is suspected. Julian White, 71, said he suspended 26 band members for hazing two weeks […]