Making Hazing History With Mike & Hank: Band Hazing and the case of Robert Champion

Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion died of injuries suffered in a hazing incident. Hank Nuwer and Mike Ayalon discuss the case, including reasons why it drew so much national attention, Florida’s tough state hazing laws, the perpetrator’s appeal, the effect on Robert’s family, other band deaths, band scandals, studies done on band hazing, and the questions you should be asking if you are a parent of a band student. Link: