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One injured in campus shooting

Florida A&M Police Department reported late Friday that one person was hurt in a shooting at the university's campus. Information is thin. Police say the shooting occured near Barbourville Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 850-599-3256. This is the […]

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Packed week of events ahead for presidential inauguration

Florida A&M plans to celebrate the inauguration of its newest president with a week of events. Starting Sept. 28, the university will host cultural, sporting and social events leading to the formal start of Elmira Mangum's term at the helm of FAMU. Inauguration week begins this Sunday at 4 p.m. […]

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Gun council talks ways to curb firearm violence

The Community Leadership Council on Gun Violence met with its subcommittees Wednesday to discuss strategies on fighting gun violence among youth in Tallahassee. The members agreed there is a gun violence problem in Tallahassee. The Strategic Planning Subcommittee requested the Tallahassee Police Department to provide a crime analysis report that […]

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Eric Holder Resigns

By Nedra Pickler/AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder, America's first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation's laws, announced his resignation Thursday after leading the Justice Department since the first days of President Barack Obama's term. He is the fourth-longest-serving attorney general in […]

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Fall campaign season arrives at FAMU

More than 40 students are vying for posts in Florida A&M's Royal Court and Student Senate this week. Candidates and their teams began coating the campus with campaign materials on Wednesday. Elections are on Sept. 30. D.A. Robin; 09/24/2014 @ The Set Students look at campaign posters on the wall […]

Lifestyles

Author speaks at FAMU freshman building event

Over 150 students filled Lee Hall on Tuesday evening where "Losing My Cool: Love, Literature and a Black Man’s Escape from the Crowd" author, Thomas Chatterton Williams visited Florida A&M University for a lecture and book signing event as a part of the FAMU Quality Enhancement Program. Williams, a Georgetown […]

Sports

Baseball team searches for talent at walk-on tryouts

On Tuesday, ten men took to the diamond at Moore Kittles Field to see if they were talented enough to walk on to Florida A&M University baseball team. Head coach Jamey Shouppe began his tryout with defense. He told players to go to their position on the field. Then, he […]

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Police to crack down on school zone speeding

Tallahassee Police Department reminded the community about fines up to $500 for speeding in school zone areas. The TPD sent out a press release last week that expressed a concern about the amount of complaints being received from residents in neighborhoods surrounding schools about speeding. Parents are concerned about their […]