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Let’s Pin It

A simple concept that involves pinning ones “interests” onto a personal, online board is swiftly capturing the attention of social media users worldwide. Pinterest is an online and mobile service that is quickly gaining popularity by allowing its users to create online pin boards and share their interests with other […]

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Calling all freshmen

The mixture of excitement and anxiety that most students feel on their first day of school is amplified for college freshmen. A large campus, increased responsibility and endless social opportunities can be overwhelming factors initially. Once adjusted, students flourish with these aspects of college life with the assistance of faculty […]

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NaKena Cromartie: Miss Florida A&M Overcomes Tragic Loss of Her Brother

Her time as Miss Florida A&M was sweet on the outside, but inside, she was coping with the painful loss of her brother Tynell to cancer. NaKena Cromartie, a 23-year-old alumna of FAMU’s School of Business and Industry, demonstrates the benefits of working hard despite adversity. “My brother’s passing was […]

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‘Queen of Disco’ Donna Summers Dies

NEW YORK (AP) – Disco queen Donna Summer, whose pulsing anthems such as “Last Dance,” ”Love to Love You Baby” and “Bad Girls” became the soundtrack for a glittery age of sex, drugs, dance and flashy clothes, has died. She was 63. Her family released a statement saying Summer died […]

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Chuck Brown, ‘Godfather of Go-Go,’ Dies at 73

WASHINGTON (AP) – Chuck Brown, who styled a unique mix of funk, soul and Latin party sounds to create go-go music in the nation’s capital, has died after suffering from pneumonia. He was 75. Brown, widely acclaimed as the “Godfather of go-go” for his pioneering sound, died Wednesday at Johns […]

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Keeping the Beat, DRS Showcases Band Talent

Young musicians jazzed up the Florida A&M Developmental Research School cafeteria Thursday for the second-annual DRS Band Extravaganza, a showcase of the best that the school’s band program has to offer. They took the audience through different genres and musical eras:One minute, it was a classic overture and then a […]

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Career Choices Exist after Graduation

As the spring semester comes to an end, many graduates’ worst nightmare creeps to reality: The fear of having no job. According to usnews.com, careers to watch in 2012 are accountant, registered nurse, computer system analyst, social worker, dental hygienist, and sales manager and representative. “The only thing that I […]

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‘Tuskegee’ Promises Magical Experiences

With a career spanning nearly 40 years and more than 100 million albums sold, Lionel Ritchie has proven himself to be a legend in the world of music. With timeless hits ranging from “Brick House” to “Three Times a Lady,” Ritchie continues to set a standard that remains untouched. With […]

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Frenchtown Getdown

  This Saturday prepare to have a good time at the Frenchtown Get Down.   The event is modeled after the Tallahassee Downtown Get Down. And was started by a group of students in Tallahassee.   Naomi Chapman, a student committee member of the event, began to smile when explaining […]