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TikTok can be a teacher’s best friend

TikTok is one of the most addicting social media giants because of its engaging content. In May, discussions started circulating about implementing TikTok’s “Learn feed” feature. It would serve as an alternative for the “following” and “for you” streams, which give users a variety of videos designated for educational content. […]

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This entrepreneur is all about impact

JaKisia LaFortune, a 23-year-old entrepreneur from Miami, came to Florida A&M University to pursue nursing. Fate redirected her journey. While obtaining a degree at FAMU, LaFortune had a life-changing experience that made her consider entrepreneurship. “My friends would always reach out to me for advice about skincare because of my […]

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Leveille ready for life after FAMU

FAMU will hold in-person graduation ceremonies later this month for spring 2021 graduates starting on Friday, April 23 and continuing through Sunday, April 25. As classes quickly come to an end, graduates prepare for their final days at FAMU. Marvin Leveille, a graduating economics major, tells The Famuan that he […]

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A Rattler and a single mom

Michal Bennet-Smithis a third-year biology student at Florida A&M. She is also a single mother to her 4-year-old daughter Simone. Her journey has been influenced by her willingness to adapt along with herdetermination. Bennet-Smith completed her associate degree from her community college in her hometown of Sarasota. Bennet-Smith then enrolled at […]

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Tips for managing stress

College can be very stressful — especially now during a pandemic. A trip to the store might be stressful to some due to the large crowds and necessary mask-wearing. According to The American Institute of Stress, about 33 percent of people report feeling extreme stress, and  77 percent of people […]

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Webinar puts failure in perspective

In a world of social media where you see only the highlights of everyone else’s life, failing seems so, well, pre-technology. It’s almost as if once it became popular, we forgot that people actually get rejected and, most importantly, it’s pretty damn normal.  “While failure is inevitable, constant failure without […]