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FAMU to welcome eleventh president on founder’s day

Photo By: D.A. Robin/The Famuan Florida A&M President Elmira Mangum delivers the Rattler's charge at the first home football game of the 2014 season at Bragg Stadium.  Florida A&M is ready to make history by welcoming its first woman president, Elmira Mangum. She is the university’s 11th president. William Hudson, […]

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FAMU Athletics to reveal North End Zone Club at Bragg

  Florida A&M will be revealing anew addition to Bragg Memorial Stadium Saturday. The North End Zone Club will be allow students to enjoy a better experience on the field. Bragg Memorial stadium is home to the Rattler football team. In the 1980s, the stadium FAMU Administration did an abundant […]

Lifestyles

TCC faculty showcase art in exhibition

Tallahassee Community College is showcasing paintings, drawings and other pieces from its faculty for another week. It is TCC's annual faculty art show that started in August. Barbara Cohenour, TCC art events coordinator, has been curating the gallery for two years. Cohenour is excited for this year’s exhibit because she […]

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FAMU welcomes seven into Sports Hall of Fame

Athletes who join Florida A&M's Sports Hall of Fame call the occasion an honor. FAMU welcomed seven of its former athletes into the coveted pool of legends whose play has been deemed remarkable. They joined past inductees at a recent awards ceremony.   D.A. Robin/The Famuan; 09/19/2014 @ Al Lawson […]

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FAMU Volleyball hopeful ahead of weekend play

Despite a 0-9 record, the Florida A&M University volleyball team is optimistic about the rest of the season. The team will travel to Alabama to compete in the Auburn University Invitational this weekend. The Lady Rattlers played two top five teams in the nation squaring off with the universities of […]

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Mangum to students: ‘Rededicate yourselves to excellence’

Florida A&M President Elmira Mangum on Friday urged students to recommit themselves to education and help the university retain its position among top-rated HBCUs. In her first State of the University address, Mangum called on the campus population to do well and strive for better. “Rattlers, this morning I ask […]

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In Photos: FAMU Pep Rally @ Gaither 09/18/2014

Florida A&M students packed Gaither Gynasium Thursday for a pep rally ahead of Saturday's first home game. D.A. Robin/The Famuan; 09/18/2014 @ Gaither Gym Florida A&M cheerleaders spring into the air during a routine at Thursday's pep rally. The university plays its first home game of the season against Coastal […]

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Feature Photo: Making a Mural

D.A. Robin/The Famuan; Florida A&M alumnus Cory Williams, 27, outlines a portrait of former university president J.R.E. Lee Wednesday on the wall in front of FAMU"s Rattler's Den. Williams, a graduate of the university's fine arts program, has been commissioned to create a new mural ahead of this year's founder's […]

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After contentious vote, Grable wins faculty senate presidency

After three votes in the midst of a contentious faculty senate meeting this week, senators picked Bettye Grable as the body's newest president. Grable, a professor in the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication, won a 20-18 vote against Joe Ann Houston, a faculty member in the College of Social […]

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Fashion event helps freshmen join campus culture

Students were packed inside of Florida A&M’s Gaither Gymnasium Wednesday for FAMU’s spirit week fashion show where they got a chance to not only be at the university, but be a part of the university. FAMU’s spirit week, Rattler Mania, is a series of events that takes place the week […]