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Project preserves legacy of ‘Marching 100’

Preserving a legacy. Dale Thomas, a 1986 graduate of Florida A&M University, is working to restore and share historical footage of the “Marching 100” and the university’s less known music ensembles through a digitization project that is now drawing national attention. Thomas has more than 40 digitized videos published on […]

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A Mighty debut album released

FAMU student, musician and producer Zachary Mighty finally released his highly anticipated album “222.” It’s a showcase for his producing skills and his passion for music. Mighty, a fourth-year music industry major from Fort Lauderdale, has been working hard toward releasing his “222” album for more than a year. He […]

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Rep. Alexander a champion for his alma mater

Ramon Alexander, a Tallahassee native, proud Florida A&M graduate and member of the Florida House of Representatives, has an ambitious agenda for the upcoming legislative session. He is a Democratic member of the lower chamber, swimming against the current in a Republican-controlled body. Alexander represents the 8th District, which includes […]

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Safety a concern at 2019 North Florida fair

The 78th annual North Florida Fair started it’s first night of operation in Tallahassee Thursday night. The fair features more than 50 rides, at least 40 games, and many vendors. There are also animal exhibits, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and much more. There’s something for everyone at the fair. […]

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FAMU falls to B-CU in home finale

The Florida A&M University Rattlers volleyball team took on their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) rivals Bethune Cookman University on Friday evening but fell short to the Wildcats in four sets (26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 26-24). Not only did the Rattlers play their rivals on Friday night, but they also hosted their […]

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Airmen of Note bring swing to Lee Hall

The Airmen of Note kicked off its fall 2019 tour and pre-70th anniversary at Florida A&M University by continuing an ensemble tradition started in 1950. In the midst of honoring FAMU alumnus and Tuskegee Airman LT. James R. Polkinghorne, Jr., the university also was a tour site for the United […]

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FAMU Athletics cuts two men’s teams

In an effort to reduce the Athletic Department’s projected $2.4 million deficit, Florida A&M University will cut the men’s tennis and men’s cross country teams in June 2020.  President Larry Robinson released a statement via email on November first, explaining how his administration reached the decision to dismiss the two […]