FAMU Students Start ’Free The 100’ Campaign To End Marching 100 Suspension

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Monday, November 26, 2012

Florida A&M University ended its football season last Saturday, its first without the famous Marching 100 wowing crowds at half time.

The question is: Now what?

As the university continues to cope with the 2011 hazing death of 26-year-old drum major Robert Champion, students and university leaders are still struggling with how — and when — to allow the famous band back into existence and onto the football field.

The awkwardness is playing out in dorm rooms and classrooms and publicly through a campaign to “Free the 100.”

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