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  • 2nd Grand Jury Indicts Cop in Fatal Shooting of Ex-FAMU Football Player

    Jan 27, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *A second grand jury has indicted Officer Randall Kerrick of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on a charge of voluntary manslaughter in the September 14 shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell, an ex-college football player who was reportedly seeking assistance after a car accident. A grand jury last week declined to indict Kerrick. Prosecutors said afterward the […]

  • Young African-American Males Culminate FAMU’s Summer Program Especially Tailored for Them

    Jul 16, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Black Male College Explorers Program will host its end of the year banquet on Thursday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the university’s Grand Ballroom. More than 50 young African-American males participated in the FAMU Black Male College Explorers Program this summer.  This program provided six weeks […]

  • Alonda Thomas Appointed Director of Media Relations at Florida A&M University

    Jul 4, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Communication’s Office has appointed Alonda Thomas as the new director of media relations. Thomas brings a decade of experience in media strategy and entertainment public relations to the position. “She has strong leadership and communications skills and will be an asset to the office and to the university, […]

  • 12 FAMU Band Members Charged with Manslaughter

    Mar 5, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *A little over a year later, after the hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major, 26-year-old Robert Champion, twelve former band mates have been charged with manslaughter. Two others have been charged in the incident as well. According to the Huffington Post, defendants are facing 15-year prison sentences. Champion died in November 2011 in […]

  • FAMU Suspends Dance Team Over Hazing Allegation

    Sep 5, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Dang, they just don’t get it at Florida A&M University. A student dance team at the school was suspended Tuesday after a parent reported that hazing had occurred at an off-campus event, the school said in a statement. An anonymous tip from a parent Tuesday afternoon alleged that the Torque Dance Team had been involved […]

  • FAMU Band Member Charged with Felony Hazing

    Aug 29, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *Florida A&M marching band member Dante Martin faces felony hazing charges in relation to the death of former FAMU drum major Robert Champion. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Authorities say Champion was beaten to death in November by Marching 100 members during a hazing incident aboard one of the band’s charter buses.   Martin is […]