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Strike Right prepares students for Career Fair

Florida A&M University’s Career and Professional Development Center on Wednesday hosted the the second ever revamped Strike Right Career Expo Prep Day. The event focused on  five topics: professional attire, interviewing, LinkedIn, employer research and resume reviewing. Marie Smallwood, the assistant director for the Career and Professional Development Center, revamped […]

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Transfer students feel at home at FAMU

Most students come to Florida A&M as 18-year-old freshmen without previous college experience. However, many students transfer to FAMU from around the country every year in an attempt to acquire their bachelor’s degree. Some of the transfer students go to community colleges so they are not spending as much on […]

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Mere makes magic with her clothing brand

  Mere Designs is anything but mere. In fact, it’s a Tallahassee-based luxury clothing brand that services clients from across the world with custom pieces such as bridal, prom, evening wear and more. Its founder, Shelbie Mere, 26, says she always had a passion for fashion, but it wasn’t until […]

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Winkfield raised the bar at SJGC

Eric Winkfield is a living legend in Florida A&M’s School of Journalism & Graphic Communication. He’s an award-winning leader, and an admired communicator and mentor. In the spring of 2015, the 26-year-old graduated with a bachelor’s in public relations. He immediately took on graduate school at the University of West […]

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Accomplishing her dreams one clip at a time

Jessica Hall began cutting hair professionally at age 15. Today, the Florida A&M freshman is turning and cleaning heads on campus. “My overall inspiration for hair came from making people feel good and helping them express their outer beauty,” Hall said. Hall, 18, is a self-taught barber from Columbus, Georgia. […]

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Dear freshmen, your first year matters

If Bailey Haynes could do it all over again, she would. A senior music education major, Haynes wishes she understood the importance of individuality while building a social life during her first year in college. If she could go back, she would. “When I was a freshman, I would think […]